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WVU Parkersburg earns place on national honor roll for community service

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/8/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg was recently named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning,

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News

Debra Conner presents historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Debra Conner as she presents a historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919). The event takes place at the following locations: Main campus, Monday, March 18

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News, Social Justice, Social Sciences and Languages

Jackson County Center helps local Army reservists prepare for deployment

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Jackson County Center (JCC) recently provided use of its computer lab to Army reservists preparing for deployment. The 21 personnel will deploy in April to Kandahar, Afghanistan. The reservists only have

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WVU Parkersburg students earn top honors at national forensic tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – WVU Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took home top honors from the Collegiate Forensic Association (CFA) at the Beach tournament in Ocean City, Md. on March 1. Tyler Ohrn, Matt Roberts, Scott Richardson, Jason Ross,

Posted in General News, Social Sciences and Languages

WVU Parkersburg hosts Forensic Association State Championship Tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/21/13 – The West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensic Association State Championship Tournament will take place Friday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at West Virginia University Parkersburg.

Posted in General News, Social Sciences and Languages

WVU Parkersburg, DuPont co-sponsor Fannie Lou Hamer theatrical presentation

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/5/13 – In observance of Black History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor a special event with Billie Jean Young. This actress, activist, poet and educator will present a moving performance of

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Pulizer Prize-winning tale “Of Mice and Men” comes to life on WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/6/13 – Critically acclaimed group The Acting Company brings John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” to the WVU Parkersburg stage as part of the college’s Distinguished Performance Series. The performance takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

Posted in Education and Humanities, General News

Celebrate 50 years of the Beatles in America as the WannaBeatles perform at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/12/13 – Don’t miss a high-energy show as tribute band The WannaBeatles performs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center and is sponsored by

Posted in General News, Student Activities, Student Services

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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Celebrate 50 years of the Beatles in America as the WannaBeatles perform at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/12/13 – Don’t miss a high-energy show as tribute band The WannaBeatles performs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center and is sponsored by

Posted in General News, Student Activities