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WVU Parkersburg to host Teen Tech Academy in partner with FirstEnergy

West Virginia University at Parkersburg, in partnership with FirstEnergy, will host the 2018 Teen Tech Academy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 30 – Aug. 2. The academy will allow attendees to gain hands-on experience with various software and equipment while providing the opportunity to learn more about...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg receives grant from Parkersburg Area Community Foundation for facility upgrade

West Virginia University at Parkersburg was awarded a Community Action grant from the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) for the purchase of a new sound system. Alumnus Daniel Miller, a volunteer of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation grant committee, presented the $9,875 check to the college.

The grant funds were used...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg welcomes Dr. Chris Gilmer as new president

West Virginia University at Parkersburg faculty, staff and students welcomed new president, Dr. Chris Gilmer, to campus on Monday, July 2. His presidency comes after approval by WVU Parkersburg’s Board of Governors and the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.

Dr. Gilmer previously served as executive director of...Read More »


Chemours makes donation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg

The Chemours Company made a donation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg, providing upgrades to the college’s Computer Information Technology (CIT) program. The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation accepted the gift on behalf of the college as part of their mission to partner with the community and build private support for...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg announces spring 2018 graduates

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to spring 2018 graduates during commencement held Saturday, May 5, 2018 in the College Activities Center. This semester, the college graduated 304 students from six states.

Academic honors were awarded to those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host West Virginia premiere of independent film “Blanche” on Aug. 25

West Virginia University at Parkersburg and alumna Twila LaBar will host the West Virginia premiere of the independent film, “Blanche” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 in the College Activities Center. The premier will open with original songs from the movie, performed by LaBar, the film director and composer.

“Blanche,”...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host financial literacy workshop on June 15

WVU Parkersburg will host “Financial Tips that Every Nonprofit Executive and Board Member Should Know” on Friday, June 15 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in its College Activities Center. The workshop is free to attend, and lunch will be provided.

The financial literacy workshop is an opportunity for registered guests...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg announces spring 2018 President’s and Dean’s scholars

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the spring 2018 semester.


President’s Scholars

Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or more hours of college credit. The scholars include:

BERKELEY COUNTYMartinsburg: Jacob Calo...Read More »


Chad Crumbaker, J.D. appointed vice president of academic affairs for WVU Parkersburg

Dr. Chad Crumbaker was named as West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s vice president for Academic Affairs on Monday, May 28, 2018.

This promotion follows his previous appointment as interim vice president for Academic Affairs, in April 2017. Dr. Crumbaker began his academic career at WVU Parkersburg in 2008 as an adjunct...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg nursing program receives National recognition

West Virginia University at Parkersburg ranks second behind WVU for the best nursing school in West Virginia, and ranks highest on the list of schools offering an associate nursing degree. The college has also achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the RN licensing exam for four of the last...Read More »


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