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Board of Governors to meet March 13

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, March 13. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the student lounge of the Jackson County Center campus.

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WVU Parkersburg inducts founding members of Delta Mu Delta honor society chapter

The inaugural members of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business were installed at West Virginia University at Parkersburg during a ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the college theater.

During the ceremony, the society inducted 23 founding student members and 13 honorary members. Inductees took the official...Read More »


State-of-the-art robotic arms to provide advanced training to WVU Parkersburg students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg was awarded a $379,000 grant to purchase high-tech robotic arm equipment for students to learn state-of-the-art real-world automated manufacturing processes. The purchase of the equipment was made possible through a Rapid Response Advance Grant from the West Virginia Community and Technical College System (WVCTCS) to...Read More »


NPR TV critic Eric Deggans decodes the media’s coverage of race and culture during presentation at WVU Parkersburg on Feb. 25

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Social Justice Committee will host National Public Radio (NPR) television critic Eric Deggans on Monday, Feb. 25 from 12:15-1 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The presentation, “Building Bridges Instead of Walls: Decoding Media’s Confusing Coverage of Race and Culture,” is free and...Read More »


Community faith leaders to join Fairness West Virginia for panel discussion at WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host a “Faith is Fairness” panel discussion sponsored by Fairness West Virginia on Monday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The event is free and open to the public.

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Feb. 13

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Feb. 13. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in room 1300A on main campus.

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg to host writer, speaker and LGBTQ advocate Shane Bitney Crone on Feb. 14

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Social Justice Committee will host Shane Bitney Crone, writer, speaker and LGBTQ advocate on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 12:15 – 1 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The event, made possible by Higher Education Resource Assessment grant funding, is free and open to...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg student Sarah Weeks named Miss WV Collegiate America 2019

West Virginia University at Parkersburg student Sarah Weeks was crowned Miss West Virginia Collegiate America 2019 during the Miss West Virginia Jr. High, High School and Collegiate America pageant competition. The pageant took place on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Bridgeport, W.Va.

Weeks will represent the state at the Miss Collegiate America...Read More »


Gilmer Attends Workforce Development Institute 2019 as Community Colleges of Appalachia Representative

Dr. Chris Gilmer, president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg, was recently selected as a representative of the Community Colleges of Appalachia (CCA) to attend the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Workforce Development Institute 2019 in San Diego, Calif.

Dr. Gilmer joined nearly 100 college presidents and hundreds of workforce...Read More »


West Virginia University at Parkersburg makes donation to Wirt County High School

West Virginia University at Parkersburg made a recent donation to Wirt County High School’s Career and Technical Education welding program.

The donation consisted of five welding stations, including four multi-process welders, four bench wire feeders and a tungsten inert gas (TIG) welder. Wirt County High School principal Elizabeth Smith accepted the...Read More »


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