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WVU Parkersburg’s Online Child Development Degree Ranked Most Affordable in the Nation

For the second consecutive year, West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been recognized as the most affordable college in the nation for its online bachelor’s degree in child development by the SR Education Group.

“We are very excited that our child development program has once again received national recognition for being...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to participate in #GivingTuesday on Nov. 27

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will participate in the day-long global fundraising initiative #GivingTuesday on November 27. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day of giving created to harness the collective power of individuals and communities through philanthropy.

On #GivingTuesday, WVU...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host Dr. Cris Mayo for transgender awareness training on Nov. 26

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Dr. Cris Mayo, distinguished scholar in the field of gender studies, on Monday, Nov. 26 for two transgender awareness training sessions. Both trainings, sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee, are free and open to the public.

Dr. Mayo will conduct a session from...Read More »


A message from the president to colleagues, friends, and family

The events of last week on our campus left me feeling I really could skip directly to the last word of my greeting, “Family,” because the way this campus and this community pulled together to showcase our university and our service area to delegates from 15 states and the District...Read More »


Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, November 14

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, November 14. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in room 1300A on the main campus.

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WVU Parkersburg Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter welcomes new members

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society welcomed 13 new members during the fall 2018 semester. A formal induction ceremony was held on Thursday, Nov. 1 in the college theater.

During the ceremony, a formal welcome was given by Dr. Chris Gilmer,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg invites national leaders for second convening of the National Institutes for Historically-Underserved Students

What do civil rights pioneers and second-grade artists, college presidents, researchers, school superintendents, and poets have in common? They will all be joining students, faculty, and staff at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Nov. 8-10, as part of the second convening of the National Institutes for Historically-Underserved Students.

The project started...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host solo play by actress Qurrat Ann Kadwani on Nov. 14

In observance of International Education Week, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host award-winning actress, producer, and philanthropist, Qurrat Ann Kadwani, for a performance of her solo play, “They Call Me ‘Q,’” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the college theater. Funded in part by the Higher Education...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg and Artsbridge present “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” featuring Parkersburg native and conductor Luke Frazier

West Virginia University at Parkersburg and Artsbridge will host “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Broadway stars Mary Michael Patterson (“Phantom of the Opera,”) Cary Tedder (“A Bronx Tale,”) Hilary...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host strategic planning town hall meeting series Oct. 22-24

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host a series of town hall meetings to gain public input on the development of a new strategic plan for enrollment, retention and completion. The meetings will be held in the college theater at these times:

Monday, October 22 at 6 p.m.
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