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Phi Theta Kappa welcomes new members

WVU Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society welcomed 29 new members during the spring 2015 enrollment period. Twenty-six of these members participated in a formal induction ceremony held on April 26.

Students took the official oath of membership to uphold Phi Theta...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg holds Literacy Alive! event at local Boys & Girls Club

Members of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), an international education honor society, and the Literacy Association at West Virginia University at Parkersburg hosted Lego Literacy Alive! on April 18 at the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg. Literacy Alive! is part of a national KDP community service initiative.

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Jane Milley named interim senior vice president of academic affairs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has named Jane E. Milley, Ph.D. as the new interim senior vice president of academic affairs. She officially began her new role last Monday, April 20.

With more than 40 years of experience in public and private institutions of higher education, Milley brings a...Read More »


Veterans advocate Shawn Healy appointed to Senator Manchin's advisory group

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Veterans Advocate, Shawn Healy, has been appointed to serve on the Veterans Advisory Group for Senator Manchin. The committee is responsible for addressing issues faced by the state’s 167,000 veterans.

Nearly 40 veterans attended the advisory group’s closed door session on earlier this month...Read More »


Environmental Action Group hosts annual Earth Day Expo

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Environmental Action Group will host the college’s annual Earth Day Expo on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be a celebration of the state’s natural beauty and a recognition of some of the environmental threats facing the world.

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Social Justice Committee hosts Ironhand

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee is hosting, Ironhand, a Native American presentation. Ironhand’s presentation will be both educational and entertaining as he shares Indian customs, traditions, dress, drums and dance. By birthright and vote of the people, Ironhand is the chief of his village and also chief...Read More »


PR students and Veterans Resource Center host Can Hunger Games: Obstacle Course Event

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s public relations writing and case studies class in conjunction with the Veterans Resource Center will host a Can Hunger Games obstacle course event. This event is to raise awareness and donations for The Riverhawk Nest, the campus food pantry. The event will be during student...Read More »


Employees awarded for outstanding service to WVU Parkersburg

A group of employees were recognized at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday, April 8 for their work to create the college’s Easter parade float. Committee leader Tammy Harper, records assistant, was presented with a certificate and check for $25, and the committee received a...Read More »


Board recognizes past chairman Gerard El Chaar for years of service

At its regular meeting Wednesday, the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors presented past chair Gerard El Chaar with a bell in recognition of his years of service to the college.

Appointed to the college’s Board of Advisors in November 2007 when the college was a regional campus of...Read More »


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