West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Alandis Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to present “Towards a Radical Ethic of Care: Building Inclusive and Equitable Communities.” The one-hour guest lecture will be delivered at 11 a.m. in the college theater at the main campus and streamed live to...Read More »
Author Jereme Ford to present "That's Abuse Too" in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month
In recognition of domestic violence awareness month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present the program “That’s Abuse Too” with speaker Jereme Ford. The program takes place Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to noon in the College Theater. A book signing will follow the event.
Ford is a Domestic Violence therapist...Read More »
Students, watch this video to learn what to do and what not to do while attending a Career Fair. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to network with over 70 employers on our campus on Oct. 11.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg hosted a screening of the new WV Public Broadcasting (WVPB) documentary “Vietnam: West Virginians Remember” on Thursday, Sept. 21. The film was followed by a panel discussion featuring three Vietnam veterans and a local historian.
More than 120 students and community members filled the college theater...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is teaming up with local businesses to host its second annual Parkersburg Pop Con at the College Activities Center on Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parkersburg Pop Con is a celebration of popular culture comics, sci-fi, gaming, costuming (cosplay), cyber culture, music,...Read More »
WVU Parkersburg President Fletcher Lamkin presented student workers Autumn Henthorn and Tori Powell certificates of appreciation for providing outstanding support to the Center for Student Services and fellow students of the college.
Henthorn and Powell coordinated at “Outbound Calling Project.” Since March, they’ve made over 4,000 admissions phone calls. Additionally, they...Read More »
In anticipation of the upcoming Higher Learning Commission (HLC) visit on March 5 and 6, 2018, and to assist the preparation of our assurances argument that will be submitted to the peer reviewers, we will be hosting town hall meetings over the course of the fall semester. The town hall...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host a screening of the new WV Public Broadcasting (WVPB) documentary “Vietnam: West Virginians Remember” on Thursday, Sept. 21. The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Vietnam veterans and a local historian. This event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and...Read More »
WVU Parkersburg held its annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday, Sept. 11 in remembrance of the events of 9/11 and to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces and as first responders.
This year’s ceremony was led by Vice President for Student Services Anthony Underwood with...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division hosted “Jump with Jill” on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. Approximately 600 first graders from schools in Jackson, Pleasants, Wirt and Wood counties attended the event which took place in the WVU Parkersburg College Activities Center.
Jill Jayne is the creator of “Jump...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Sept. 13. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s board room (room 1101).
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West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to August 2017 graduates. These graduates will be recognized at the Fall 2017 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 »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the summer 2017 semester.
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:
JACKSON – Millwood: Toby Wagoner;
MASON- Point Pleasant: Richard Parsons;
WIRT...Read More »
WVU Parkersburg hosted a West Virginia School Board Association working group meeting regarding the dissolution of Regional Education Service Agencies (RESA) throughout the state on Aug. 28, 2017.
The goal of the meeting was to develop a template to help counties transition from RESA services to an education service cooperative.
In the...Read More »
Approximately 350 new students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg attended the college’s annual convocation on Tuesday, Aug. 22. The keynote speaker was WVU alumni, Dr. Brian J. Anderson.
Dr. Anderson is the GE Plastics materials engineering professor in chemical engineering at West Virginia University (WVU) and has been a faculty...Read More »
President Lamkin met with the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation Board of Directors on Aug. 15 to discuss various strategic priorities of the college for the 2017-2018 academic year, and beyond.
Incorporated in 1971, the foundation provides support to the college as an independent, non-profit corporation, providing private support for WVU-P while...Read More »
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel recently published an editorial praising West Virginia University at Parkersburg for its outstanding work to balance the budget while increasing enrollment and retention despite budget cuts at the state level. The article states, “WVU-P has dealt with what could have been challenging times by becoming...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division is pleased to announce its Fall 2017 student teachers.
“I truly believe Education is the key to success in life.” said Dr. David Lancaster, Education Division chair. “We as teachers have the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the lives of students that...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will begin offering all Ohio residents in-state tuition rates regardless of their program of study or location. These new tuition rates will take effect in the coming weeks, starting with the Fall 2017 semester, which begins on August 14, 2017.
In early April, the WVU Parkersburg...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, August 9. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the President’s Board Room (room 1101).
Complete agenda:Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for spring 2017.
Students on the President’s List maintain a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or more hours of college credit. The scholars include:
DODDRIDGE COUNTY – West Union: Danyashae Martinez; Tanner Davis;
HARDY...Read More »
West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to Spring 2017 graduates during commencement exercises held Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the College Activities Center. This semester, the college graduated over 300 students from five states.
Academic honors were awarded to those graduates who attained a 3.50 to...Read More »
The West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WVUP) Board of Governors has generously started a scholarship fund to honor long time WVUP family member Violet Mosser.
The Violet Mosser Scholarship Fund, established at the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation, will provide more opportunities to deserving individuals in the Mid-Ohio Valley who hope to...Read More »