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Applications now being accepted for Learn and Earn diversified agriculture program

WVU Parkersburg and Bob’s Market are partnering to offer a new cooperative education program where students will be paid while they earn a 30-hour degree certificate in diversified agriculture. This program links classroom theories and instruction with practical work experience.

Posted in Academic Affairs, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Cantus vocal ensemble to perform at WVU Parkersburg October 30

Minnesota-based vocal ensemble Cantus will perform at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center as part of the Distinguished Performance Series. The acclaimed group, cited by many as “the premiere

Posted in Distinguished Performance Series, Education and Humanities, General News

Education majors attend statewide conference

Pre-service teachers from West Virginia University at Parkersburg attended a conference this semester sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Education. This is the first event of its kind in recent years. Education students had the opportunity to network with

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg prepares for ethane cracker plant, hires economist to study industry needs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently hired Dr. Tom Witt, economist and managing director of Witt Economics, to identify the major industries and staffing needs associated with the proposed ethane cracker plant. He delivered his report on Oct. 8 at

Posted in Academic Affairs, Business and Economics, Education and Humanities, General News, Health Sciences, Non-Traditional Programs, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences and Languages, Workforce & Community Education

New career services portal to benefit employers, students, alumni

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering new and improved services to help students and alumni find jobs and assist employers in recruiting efforts. Recently, WVU Parkersburg launched College Central Network (CCN), a career services portal. Through the site, students

Posted in Academic Affairs, Business and Economics, Career Services and Cooperative Education, Education and Humanities, General News, Health Sciences, Non-Traditional Programs, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences and Languages, Student Services, Workforce & Community Education

WVU Parkersburg celebrates National Surgical Technologist Week

It’s National Surgical Technologist Week, and West Virginia University at Parkersburg is taking advantage of the opportunity to promote the profession and recruit for its new associate degree in the field. On Monday, Sept. 22, faculty members demonstrated the college’s

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Health Sciences, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg hires new 3-D modeling faculty, expands program to enhance simulations and meet market demands

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has hired Callix Miller to coordinate its 3-D modeling and simulation design program. Formerly an adjunct faculty member, Miller began his new role at the start of the fall semester and is planning to incorporate

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

WVU Parkersburg, Blue Ridge CTC sign articulation agreement

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has entered into an articulation agreement with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College to provide a pathway from an associate to bachelor degree. Blue Ridge students who have completed an associate of applied science degree

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Duquesne University Tamburitzans coming to WVU Parkersburg

The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg opens its 2014-15 season on Saturday, Sept. 20, with the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. For more than 75 years the Tamburitzans have dedicated

Posted in Distinguished Performance Series, Education and Humanities, General News, Student Activities

The Chronicle wins top honors at the 2014 West Virginia Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student newspaper The Chronicle recently won three awards in the West Virginia Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The annual competition honors the state’s top newspapers. Because the contest does not offer a collegiate category, students

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