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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Jan. 22

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Monday, Jan. 22. The meeting will take place at 10 a.m. in room 1300A.

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Jan. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Jan. 10. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in room 1300A.

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WVU Parkersburg announces spring 2018 student teachers

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division is pleased to announce its spring 2018 student teachers:

  • Robyn Alt
  • Rachel Baker
  • Sara Burton
  • Jesslyn Dunsmore
  • Kelly Hall
  • Cristy Hanlon
  • Jesse Husk
  • Haley Marshall
  • Cara McIntyre
  • Amber Murphy
  • Sara Schoolcraft
  • Jessica Spears
  • Emily Thomas

“These students have each made their mark and challenged our faculty to explore new ideas leading to improved instruction on campus,” said...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg announces fall 2017 graduates

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to fall 2017 graduates during commencement held Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 in the College Activities Center. This semester, the college graduated 307 students from six states.

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


WVU Parkersburg announces fall 2017 President’s and Dean’s scholars

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the fall 2017 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:

BERKELY COUNTY – Martinsburg: Jacob Calo;

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WVU Parkersburg holds pinning ceremony to celebrate 26 nursing program graduates

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its annual fall nursing pinning ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 9 in the College Activities Center. The pinning ceremony honors students who have completed graduation requirements for the associate of applied science in nursing.

The ceremony included greetings from Dr. Jane Milley, WVU Parkersburg interim president;...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg holds fall 2017 commencement ceremony

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 10:30 a.m. This semester, WVU Parkersburg plans to award 261 certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to 241 students. More than 120 students participated in the graduation ceremony.

Dr. Jane Milley, interim president for WVU Parkersburg, gave...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg hosts Doggone Meowy Christmas to benefit the Humane Society of Parkersburg

WVU Parkersburg hosted its second annual Doggone Meowy Christmas on Thursday, Dec. 7 in the main campus student lounge. The event brought students, faculty and staff together in support of the Humane Society of Parkersburg (HSOP) with a donation drive of animal care items.

In the weeks leading up the event, the college...Read More »


Invitation for Third Party Comments

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The college will host a visit March 5-6, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been accredited by...Read More »


Holiday Message from the Interim President

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Bernard McDonough Foundation president Robert Boone to speak at commencement

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its annual fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 10:30 a.m. in the College Activities Center. Bob Boone will give the commencement address.

This semester, WVU Parkersburg plans to award 261 certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to 241 students. More than 120 students...Read More »


Student Spotlight: Austin Grimmett

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Student Government Association President Austin Grimmett is West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s featured student for November 2017. Austin began attending WVU Parkersburg in January 2015 and is currently pursuing his bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in general business.

Initially, Austin majored in legal studies with the plan...Read More »


Faculty Spotlight: Chris Cunningham

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Chris Cunningham began his journey with West Virginia University at Parkersburg as a student back when it was called Parkersburg Community College. He earned his associate of arts degree in 1988 and then went on to Marshall University where he double majored and earned his bachelor’s degree in English and...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg unveils Purple Heart parking spot

West Virginia University at Parkersburg became an official Purple Heart College and unveiled a special Purple Heart parking space on Friday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. The special parking space is reserved for veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal.

Approximately 50 colleges and universities nationwide offer this reserved...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg holds professional development training sessions

WVU Parkersburg continues its commitment to providing the best student experience with fall in-service training. Sessions were held Thursday, Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. These sessions brought faculty together to provide professional development and discuss best practices for academics with new data and changing technology.

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WVU Parkersburg’s College Chorale to present its fall concert Nov. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s College Chorale student organization will perform its fall concert on Friday, Nov. 10. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the College Theatre on the main campus and is free and open to the public.

The concert will include Chorale classics, contemporary winter sounds, and...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg hosts Allohak Council University of Scouting

West Virginia University at Parkersburg and the Boy Scouts of America – Allohak Council are partnering to host a one-day event as an opportunity for scouts of all ages to learn skills advance that their standing in the organization.

This annual University of Scouting event takes place Saturday, Nov. 4 from...Read More »


Board of Governors to meet Nov. 8

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 8. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

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Dr. Jane Milley named interim president for WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors has selected Dr. Jane Milley as interim president for the college beginning Nov. 16. This selection comes after current president Dr. Fletcher Lamkin announced his acceptance of the position of president for Westminster College.

Milley previously served as interim senior vice president for...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Oct. 23

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will hold a special meeting Monday, Oct. 23. The meeting will take place at 4 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).

Visit www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors to view the complete agenda.

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President Fletcher Lamkin to step down

Dr. Fletcher Lamkin, president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg, will step down from his position to assume presidency of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. where he was president from 2000-2007.

Lamkin, who was named WVU Parkersburg president in 2015, implemented numerous programs to increase student success and approved the first...Read More »


United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley presents Riverhawk Food Pantry with donation

On Friday, Oct. 13 Stacy DeCicco, Executive Director of the United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley, presented WVU Parkersburg with an $800 donation to the Riverhawk Food Pantry. This generous gift from United Way will help provide food and hygiene items to the campus community.

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Senator Manchin and WVU Parkersburg host the MOV Career Fair

Approximately 105 businesses and organizations and 600 job seekers were on campus for the Mid-Ohio Valley (MOV) Career Fair presented by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and West Virginia University at Parkersburg Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the WVU Parkersburg College Activities Center.

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Center for Teaching Excellence celebrates grand opening

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) celebrated its grand opening Wednesday, Oct. 11 with a mixer event for faculty. The CTE is hosting a week of events which began with a session on assessment vs. evaluation titled “Really, What’s the Difference?” with Dr. Fletcher Lamkin, president...Read More »


WVU at Parkersburg Foundation seeking tax deductible donations for student emergency fund

The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation is seeking $30,000 in tax-deductible donations to provide students with emergency financial assistance.

The Foundation has been awarded $15,000 in tax credit vouchers through the Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP). These vouchers are available to individuals or businesses who donate a minimum of $500 to the Foundation’s...Read More »


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