News Archives

WVU Parkersburg announces student teachers for Fall 2015

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Education Division is pleased to announce its Fall 2015 student teachers. “We have an outstanding group this year, and we look forward to watching our student teachers further develop their skills by working with students,

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

New preschool at Center for Early Learning starts Sept. 8

To meet the growing needs of parents in the Mid-Ohio Valley, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is launching a new preschool next month. The part-time preschool will educate children ages 3 to 4 and begins Tuesday, Sept. 8. It is

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News, Student Services

Student returns home, finds success through WVU Parkersburg’s child development program

Recent college graduate Amy Fluharty credits the child development program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg for her professional success. After trying out two larger universities, she returned home and enrolled at WVU Parkersburg where she says personal attention and

Posted in Academic Affairs, Career Services and Cooperative Education, Education and Humanities, General News

Education faculty member receives leadership award

Dr. Melissa Spivy, West Virginia University at Parkersburg assistant professor of education and Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Sigma Omega Chapter counselor, has won the 2014-2015 Southeast Regional Chapter Counselor award. This award recognizes counselors from each region who excel in

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News

WVU Parkersburg administrator and student assist on national online publication

Dr. Cynthia Gissy, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s dean of academic success, was recently selected to serve as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Research Initiatives. WVU Parkersburg student Allison Sayre also is involved with the

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News