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Harry Belafonte’s daughter served as guest speaker at WVU Parkersburg’s Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration program

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held a program commemorating the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 12:15 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The program was sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice

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WVU Parkersburg holds fall commencement, grants honorary degrees

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10:30 a.m. The college awarded approximately 288 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degrees to 254 students this semester, with 100 students crossing the stage in front

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Former White House liaison and U.S. Department of Justice official Shirlethia Franklin to speak at WVU Parkersburg commencement

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10:30 a.m. in the college activities center. Former White House liaison and senior United States Department of Justice official Shirlethia Franklin, Esquire will give

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WVU Parkersburg to participate in #GivingTuesday on Nov. 27

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will participate in the day-long global fundraising initiative #GivingTuesday on November 27. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day of giving created to harness the

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A message from the president to colleagues, friends, and family

The events of last week on our campus left me feeling I really could skip directly to the last word of my greeting, “Family,” because the way this campus and this community pulled together to showcase our university and our

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