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WVU Parkersburg’s Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society welcomed 15 new members during the Fall 2016 semester. All members participated in a formal induction ceremony held in November. Students took the official oath

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WVU Parkersburg earns national recognition for outstanding service to veterans

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has earned recognition by two national organizations for its outstanding service to veterans. “Military Times” ranked WVU Parkersburg sixth in its national “Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges” list for 2017. In addition, the

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Jackson County Center offers degrees through flexible course schedule

Students can now finish a variety of degrees through West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Jackson County Center (JCC). Combining on-campus and online courses, students are able to earn certificates and associate degrees through a more convenient schedule. “Through a combination

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WVU Parkersburg will host First Lego League Robotics competition

Local middle schoolers will be competing in the First Lego League Robotics Qualifier on Saturday, Nov. 5at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The competition runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be a Jr. First Lego League

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Student group at WVU Parkersburg to hold Humane Society fundraiser

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student Peer Coaches are hosting a Christmas tree lighting to celebrate the season and begin collecting donations for the Humane Society of Parkersburg. The event, “A Doggone Meowy Christmas,” kicks off Thursday, Nov. 10 from

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