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WVU Parkersburg receives grant to expand surgical technology program

The Community and Technical College System of West Virginia has awarded WVU Parkersburg a $64,000 grant to help fund new personnel and purchase equipment. In efforts to improve the educational training to meet workforce expectations, WVU Parkersburg expanded its surgical

Posted in General News, Health Sciences

WVU Parkersburg names new HR director and Workforce and Community Education VP

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has hired two new administrators. Scott Poe began as the human resources director in late December. In February, Dr. Tabitha Anderson joined as the vice president of the college’s Workforce and Community Education. “We are

Posted in General News, Workforce & Community Education

Dr. Gnage selected as Parkersburg Elks Citizen of the Year

Parkersburg Elks Lodge 198 has selected Dr. Marie Foster Gnage, president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg, as its 2012 Citizen of the Year. A banquet celebrating Gnage’s leadership will be held Saturday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at First

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Gov. Tomblin appoints Jeff Matheny to WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors

Governor Early Ray Tomblin has appointed Parkersburg resident Jeffrey Matheny to the Board of Governors of West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Matheny fills the seat left vacant by Gregory K. Smith, retired president and CEO of Mountain State Blue Cross

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Local chapter of International Honor Society in Education holds Literacy Alive! event

The Sigma Omega Chapter of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education hosted “Integrating the Arts” on March 23 at the Boys & Girls Club. The project was part of the students’ national community

Posted in Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet April 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, April 10. The meeting will take place at 5:15 p.m. in the theatre.

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W.Va. sesquicentennial celebration at WVU Parkersburg kicks off with Gandydancer band

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/2/13 – In celebration of West Virginia’s 150 years of statehood, West Virginia University at Parkersburg presents premier mountain string band Gandydancer. The band will perform at in the College Activities Center Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

Posted in Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg wins top honors engaged campus, educators

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/28/13 – West Virginia Campus Compact honored West Virginia University at Parkersburg with multiple awards at its annual statewide conference. West Virginia Campus Compact is a coalition of 28 college and universities that encourages and supports community engagement

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg presents program on challenges facing Arab/Muslim youth

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/25/13 – West Virginia University Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives will host “Challenges Facing Today’s Youth Subculture in Arab/Muslim Socieities” with Dr. Aleya Said. The event takes place Tuesday, April 9 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors awards employees outstanding service awards

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/13/13 – The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors now recognizes college employees for outstanding service. Since October, Board chair Jamie Six has presented awards to three employees. Financial aid director Heather Skidmore was recognized at

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