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Board of Governors to meet March 20

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, March 20. The meeting will take place at 3:15 p.m. in the student lounge at the college’s Jackson County Center in Ripley.

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WVU Parkersburg presents live concert featuring the Cold Stares with special guests

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host the Cold Stares with special guests Thru the Mill and Creek Don’t Rise on Saturday, March 24 at 6 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center on the college’s main campus. Doors will open at 5 p.m.

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WVU Parkersburg hosts ceremonies for new Elementary Education students and Kappa Delta Pi

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division hosted its spring Signing Ceremony and Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Initiation on Wednesday, February, 28 in the College Theater.

These ceremonies take place each semester as students are admitted in to the Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education program. During the signing ceremony, admitted...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg offers affordable learning opportunities to the community

West Virginia University at Parkersburg offers community education classes for individuals of all ages. No previous skills are necessary, and individuals do not have to be a student at WVU Parkersburg to register. Class topics range from fun hobbies such as cooking or beekeeping to workplace skills such as software...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg students perform in WV-ACDA Collegiate Honor Choir

Four students from West Virginia University at Parkersburg represented the college at the West Virginia American Choral Directors Association (WV-ACDA) Collegiate Honor Choir on Jan. 27 at the Municipal Auditorium in Charleston, W.Va.

WVU Parkersburg students Tara Elms, Austin Fields, Taylor Spade and Luke Snyder were among those selected from colleges...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Feb. 14

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

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Alice Harris named executive vice president for WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has named Alice Harris executive vice president for the college. She officially began in her new role on Feb. 4.

Since 2014, Harris has served as WVU Parkersburg’s vice president for finance and administration. She is responsible for the college’s financial operations and for oversight of...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg offers single parent support group for students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Counseling and Disability Services Division has established a Single Parents SUPPORT (Single United Parents Persevere Open-Heartedly and Respectfully Together) group for single parents on campus as part of the campus-wide Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

The group is designed to not only help single...Read More »


WVU Parkersburg to host diversity and inclusion presentation by Michael Fosberg on Feb. 13

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host author-activist Michael Fosberg on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The one-hour theatrical presentation, “Incognito,” begins at noon in the College Theatre. A Q&A session will follow the event.

“Incognito” is a narrative in which Fosberg acts out 12 different characters to tell the story of finding...Read More »


Wood County Science Fair winners present to WVU Parkersburg elementary education students

Three winners from the 2017 Wood County Science Fair presented their projects to West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education 305: Instructional Strategies in Science class on Friday, Jan. 19.

Eighth graders from Parkersburg Catholic High School Taylor Galloway (1st in division), Cecilia Shaw (“Best in Show”) and Paul Tetscher (3rd in...Read More »


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