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April message from President Lamkin

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WVU Parkersburg Board honors campus police officer Al Collins


At its December meeting, the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors recognized the college’s campus police officer, Al Collins, for his work to ensure safety and security of students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Board awarded Collins with a certificate and a check for $50.

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Message from President Lamkin and Campus Police

Dear Members of the WVU-Parkersburg Community,

In light of the violence that has taken place in campus communities, most recently in Oregon, campus police officer Al Collins has prepared the following video to describe current procedures in the event of a violent situation on campus.

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Jackson County Center conducts disaster drill involving active shooter

Local law enforcement agencies, Jackson County Emergency Services and other first responders were on the scene Tuesday, June 24 as West Virginia University at Parkersburg conducted a disaster drill involving a school shooting. The drill ran from 10 a.m. until approximately noon at the college’s Jackson County Center in Ripley,...Read More »

Campus Projects

New Center for Student Services prepares for official opening

On Thursday, March 11, WVU Parkersburg held a special ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the completion of its new Center for Student Services. This Center provides students with better access to advising, records, testing, financial assistance and more.

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Message from President Lamkin

A lot of exciting things are happening as we start a new semester at WVU Parkersburg! Watch this latest update from President Lamkin to hear all about it.

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Katherine Lutz Coppock establishes Oakland fund

Katherine Lutz Coppock, great great granddaughter of James McNeil Stephenson, has joined her brother John Lutz in helping to preserve and maintain their ancestral home. This week she met with members of the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation Board of Directors to announce her gift establishing the Oakland Fund.

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Board approves sales of Downtown Center properties

At its Dec. 2 meeting, the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors voted to sell the college’s Downtown Center properties located at 707 and 709 Market Street. Parkersburg Brewing Company, a small locally owned micro brewing company, provided the sole proposal to purchase 707 Market Street for a...Read More »

Employees caught doing "good"

President Lamkin recognized the Facilities and Grounds staff for going above and beyond to prepare for the implementation of the one-stop student services center. The staff quickly and efficiently relocated many student services and staff offices and then began working on the demolition to help keep costs down for the...Read More »

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WVU Parkersburg partners with W.Va. Dept. of Agriculture for Veterans to Agriculture project

In an effort to attract and retain veterans to the field of agriculture, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and the West Virginia Department of Agriculture have partnered for the Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture project. WVU Parkersburg is the first college to participate in this project.

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Environmental Action Group hosts annual Earth Day Expo

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Environmental Action Group will host the college’s annual Earth Day Expo on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be a celebration of the state’s natural beauty and a recognition of some of the environmental threats facing the world.

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Return to summer hours adds flexibility, reduces utility costs

Beginning Monday, May 19, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will return to the Summer Scheduling Program. The college will extend its daily public hours to 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Some offices, such as the non-traditional studies office, will be open until 7 p.m. All college...Read More »

Agriculture program partners with Bob’s Market and Greenhouses Inc.

The Community and Technical College System (CTCS) of West Virginia has awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg a workforce development initiative grant for a new diversified agriculture Learn and Earn program. With the $96,000 in grant funds, WVU Parkersburg and Bob’s Market will collaborate to offer this cooperative education program...Read More »

WVU Parkersburg public relations students to host Energy Efficiency Expo Dec. 7

Public relations students at West Virginia University Parkersburg are sponsoring a Bright Ideas Energy Efficiency Expo on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the College Activities Center. Exhibitors will showcase products and services for cutting home utility costs and increasing energy efficiency by reducing energy consumption.

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