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Senator Manchin and WVU Parkersburg to host the MOV Career Fair 2018 on Sept. 28

The second annual Mid-Ohio Valley (MOV) Career Fair presented by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be held Friday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event takes place on the WVU Parkersburg main campus and is free and open to the public.

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WVU Parkersburg announces summer 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 summer 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:

RITCHIE COUNTYEllenboro: Shannon Reilly;

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Summer 2018 WVU Parkersburg graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to August 2018 graduates. These graduates will be recognized at the Fall 2018 commencement ceremony.

Graduates who attained a 3.50 to 4.00 grade point average (GPA) earned academic honors, as follows: 3.50-3.749, Cum Laude; 3.75-3.99, Magna Cum Laude; and 4.0,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg and the Historic Smoot Theatre to host “Challenges to Democracy” film series

West Virginia University at Parkersburg and the Smoot Theatre will host the film series, “Challenges to Democracy” during the fall 2018 semester. “Lincoln,” the first movie in the series, will be shown Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Smoot Theatre. A panel discussion will follow the film.

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet September 12

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, September 12. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in room 1300A on the main campus.

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WVU Parkersburg to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Sept. 11

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the flagpole in front of the main building in commemoration of the events of 9/11 and to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces and...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center to host grand opening on Sept. 6

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center, in partner with the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley will host its grand opening at 5:30 pm on Sept. 6 in the Workforce and Economic Development Building. The event is free and open to the public.

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WVU Parkersburg to host human trafficking presentation on Sept. 6

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host Dr. Patrick Kerr on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. for an informative presentation, “Understanding Human Trafficking in West Virginia: A Statewide Perspective on a Worldwide Problem.” The presentation will be given in the college theater and will also be...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg STEM division awarded grant for new manufacturing program

The West Virginia Community and Technical College System awarded its Rapid Response grant to West Virginia University at Parkesburg’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) division to launch an advanced manufacturing degree program. The associate of applied science degree will provide hands-on experience to individuals seeking training in the latest...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg and FirstEnergy Teen Tech Academy a success

West Virginia University at Parkersburg, in partnership with FirstEnergy, held the first Teen Tech Academy from July 30 – August 2 at the WVU Parkersburg Workforce and Economic Development building.

Participants were allowed the opportunity to learn about computer science and technology and security, Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspbian Operating Systems,...Read More »


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