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New employees hired to implement federal Bridging the Gap grant

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has hired its first two employees to implement its portion of funding from the Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program. Last year, the state’s Community and Technical College System (CTCS) was awarded $25 million to encourage West Virginians...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet Sept. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Sept. 10. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the College Theatre.

Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/ to view the complete agenda.

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Learn and Earn program gives student new lease on life

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Learn and Earn partnership with DuPont Washington Works continues to provide a successful means to meet the area’s growing demand for qualified manufacturing workers. The training and experience received during the one-year degree certificate program enabled graduate John Wilson to make a vital career...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The WVU Parkersburg Student Government Association (SGA) along with interim Senior VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Rose Beebe, interim Dean of Academic Success Dr. Cindy Gissy and Coordinator of Career Services &...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg receives accreditation reaffirmation from the Higher Learning Commission

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has received official notification of its accreditation reaffirmation. The Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) took action on the college’s new status at its Aug. 12 meeting.

“Throughout this long process, we remained confident that we would receive reaffirmation,” said Dr. Rhonda Tracy,...Read More »


Surgical technology program receives national recognition

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving at least a 90 percent pass rate on the certified surgical technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 2013 through July 2014. This data represents...Read More »


Board of Governors to hold special meeting Aug. 26

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 9:30 a.m. in the college theatre. Action items include approval of presidential profile and advertisement and charge to the presidential search committee.

Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/ to view the complete agenda.

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WVU Parkersburg launches mentor program to increase student success

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s new Riverhawks Mentorship Program is in full swing for the fall semester following a successful first run during the summer. The program, led by Dr. Christine Guns, coordinator of developmental education, is designed to assist students in developing the skills necessary to complete college.

“We’ve received...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Aug. 20

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Aug. 20. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. at the Downtown Center in Parkersburg.

Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/to view the complete agenda.

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Fall 2014 student teachers announced

The education program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces its fall 2014 student teachers for Wood, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie and Wirt counties. Learn more about the education program here.

Wood County


Front Row: Christine Morris, Valerie Goff, Kayla Runnion, Morgan Hoover
Back Row: Janet Medina,...Read More »


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