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WVU Parkersburg collects donations for United Way

Employees at West Virginia University at Parkersburg worked together to collect donations for those in need this holiday season. Non-perishable food items and gifts for children were donated to the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the new

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WVU Parkersburg holds fall commencement, grants honorary degree

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded 286 degrees to 270 students for fall 2014. More than 120 students participated in the commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. “To get to this pinnacle our graduates have expended an amazing

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Community art classes at WVU Parkersburg available for holiday gifts

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering community members two non-credit art courses, ceramics and bronze casting, during the coming Spring 2015 semester. No previous skills are needed for either of the classes, which cost $120 each. These classes can

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors names Fletcher Lamkin as new president

The Board of Governors for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Dec. 10 and voted unanimously to select Dr. Fletcher Lamkin of Osage Beach, Mo. as the college’s new president. The Board’s selection will require subsequent approval by the

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Board of Governors to meet Dec. 10

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 10. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the college theatre. Action items include the selection of the WVU Parkersburg president. Complete agenda: 

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WVU Parkersburg offers first downhill pipe welding certificate in the region

To meet the demands of the growing oil and gas industry in the region, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new downhill welding course for welders looking to enhance their skills. The fast track, six-week course begins Dec.

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Students to raise funds for food pantry through “Can Hunger” event

Public relations campaign management students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present “Can Hunger,” a can sculpturing fundraiser to benefit the college’s new food pantry. The event takes place Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in

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Finalists announced in presidential search

The presidential search committee for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Nov. 12 to narrow applicants down from 12 semi-finalists to five finalists. The Board of Governors voted to bring all five finalists to campus for interviews. The Board

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WVU Parkersburg offers college credit to SMHS juniors and seniors

Juniors and seniors at St. Mary’s High School can now earn up to 13 college credits through West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Early Admissions program. Currently, 43 students are enrolled in at least one of the courses offered, which include

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Board of Governors to meet Nov. 12

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12. The meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the college theatre. Complete agenda:

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