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Big Read project kicks off with events on Sept. 13, 16

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a “Big Read” project throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley. The event kicks off Friday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Wood

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Education program announces fall 2013 student teachers

West Virginia University at Parkersburg announces its fall 2013 student teachers for Wood, Jackson and Pleasants counties. WVU Parkersburg’s teacher preparation program emphasizes the practical model. The model focuses on the theoretical, development, and technological aspects of the knowledge base that

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NCATE awards continuing accreditation to WVU Parkersburg education program

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education has awarded continuing accreditation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s education program. In a letter to President Dr. Marie Foster Gnage, NCATE President James G. Cibulka stated, “This accreditation decision indicates that

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College Chorale performs May 21

The College Chorale of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present its Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana Street, Parkersburg. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Center for Early Learning opens

State and local officials gathered today at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s main campus for the grand opening of the college’s new Center for Early Learning. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place at 10 a.m. to celebrate the new facility.

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W.Va. historian laureate Dr. Ronald Lewis to present “The Revolution that Forged a State”

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s sesquicentennial celebration will present a lecture by Dr. Ronald L. Lewis, WVU professor of history emeritus and state historian laureate. The program is Tuesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in the College Theatre. The presentation,

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W.Va. sesquicentennial celebration continues with evening of history

West Virginia University at Parkersburg continues its West Virginia sesquicentennial celebration on Thursday, April 18 with an evening of history. WVU Parkersburg professor emeritus Dr. Bernard Allen will present “Reflections on West Virginia’s Birth and the Years that Followed –

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Gissy named regional ambassador for national teacher education association

The National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) has selected Dr. Cynthia Gissy of West Virginia University at Parkersburg to be its new ambassador for the Mid-Atlantic region. The NACCTEP Board implemented the ambassador program with the goal

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Local chapter of International Honor Society in Education holds Literacy Alive! event

The Sigma Omega Chapter of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education hosted “Integrating the Arts” on March 23 at the Boys & Girls Club. The project was part of the students’ national community

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W.Va. sesquicentennial celebration at WVU Parkersburg kicks off with Gandydancer band

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/2/13 – In celebration of West Virginia’s 150 years of statehood, West Virginia University at Parkersburg presents premier mountain string band Gandydancer. The band will perform at in the College Activities Center Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

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