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12 students named to Leadership Fellows program at WVU Parkersburg

Twelve students have been selected for the 2018 Alpha Class of Leadership Fellows at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

The Leadership Fellow program provides academic and financial support for students who display exceptional leadership potential. All members will receive extensive leadership training, partake and lead volunteer service, and engage with all...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors names Christopher Gilmer as new president

The Board of Governors for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Monday, May 14 and voted to recommend Dr. Christopher Gilmer of Vicksburg, Mississippi as the college’s new president. The Board’s selection will require subsequent approval by the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education at its June...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet May 14

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Monday, May 14. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m. in room 1300A on the main campus.

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WVU Parkersburg holds spring 2018 commencement

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its 47th annual spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5 in the College Activities Center. The college awarded 387 certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to over 300 students, pending final grades. One hundred and forty-six students participated in the ceremony.

United States Senator Joe Manchin gave...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg celebrates outstanding students at 10th annual honors ceremony

West Virginia University at Parkersburg honored 29 students, six faculty and staff members and one area business during its annual Honors Ceremony held on April 27, 2018 in the College Activities Center. The event was sponsored by United Bank.

Dr. Jane Milley, WVU Parkersburg Interim President, presented the Partner of the...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg celebrates 35 nursing program graduates at pinning ceremony

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its spring nursing pinning ceremony on Saturday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The pinning ceremony honors students who have completed graduation requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree at WVU Parkersburg.

The ceremony included greetings from Kathy...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to hold 47th annual spring commencement with guest speaker Senator Manchin

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its 47th annual spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the College Activities Center. United States Senator Joe Manchin will give the commencement address.

This semester, WVU Parkersburg will award 387 certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to over 300 students,...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed 21 new members for spring 2018. All members participated in a formal induction ceremony witnessed by friends and family members. Inductees took the official oath of membership to uphold Phi Theta Kappa’s four Hallmarks: Scholarship, Leadership, Service...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Student Announced as All-West Virginia Academic Team Member

On April 18, a WVU Parkersburg Phi Theta Kappa member was recognized as an All-West Virginia Academic Team member during a formal ceremony at the state capitol.

Candice Caviness, a member of the campus Sigma Omega chapter, was presented a medallion of recognition by West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice. Caviness...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Announces Finalists in Presidential Search

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors met Friday, April 27 to approve four final candidates for WVU Parkersburg’s next president. The Board of Governors also voted to bring all four finalists to campus for interviews on Tuesday, May 1, Thursday, May 3, Wednesday, May 9...Read More »


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