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WVU at Parkersburg Foundation meets to discuss college priorities

President Lamkin met with the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation Board of Directors on Aug. 15 to discuss various strategic priorities of the college for the 2017-2018 academic year, and beyond. Incorporated in 1971, the foundation provides support to the college

Posted in Foundation, General News

Editorial recognizes WVU Parkersburg for fiscal responsibility

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel recently published an editorial praising West Virginia University at Parkersburg for its outstanding work to balance the budget while increasing enrollment and retention despite budget cuts at the state level. The article states, “WVU-P has

Posted in General News

Student Government Association elects new officers

Students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg have elected the new Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the 2017-2018 academic year. Austin Grimmett of Elizabeth, W.Va. was elected president for the term. “I am honored and thankful that the students

Posted in General News, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg Board approves in-state tuition rate for online programs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has made a landmark move to begin offering in-state tuition to all students accepted into its three online baccalaureate degree programs. These programs include the Bachelor of Applied Science in Child Development, Bachelor of Science

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education Division, General News, Nursing and Health Sciences Division

Van Devender Middle School principal named Alumna of the Year

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has named Darlene Murphy, principal for Van Devender Middle School, its 2017 Alumna of the Year. She was formally presented with her award at the college’s spring commencement ceremony on May 6. A special ceremony

Posted in Academic Affairs, Alumni, Education Division, General News