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Pulizer Prize-winning tale “Of Mice and Men” comes to life on WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/6/13 – Critically acclaimed group The Acting Company brings John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” to the WVU Parkersburg stage as part of the college’s Distinguished Performance Series. The performance takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

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WVU Parkersburg, DuPont co-sponsor Fannie Lou Hamer theatrical presentation

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/5/13 – In observance of Black History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor a special event with Billie Jean Young. This actress, activist, poet and educator will present a moving performance of

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WVU Parkersburg students to perform as part of state Collegiate Honor Choir

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/30/13 – Six WVU Parkersburg students were chosen to participate in the 2013 West Virginia American Choral Directors Association’s (ACDA) Collegiate Honor Choir Concert. The concert will take place Saturday Feb. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Clay

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Student teachers for spring 2013 announced

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/24/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg education majors who are student teaching in Jackson, Wirt and Wood counties this spring Pleasants County – Supervisor – Bobby Adair, Daniel S. Pitts Jr.            

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Office for Global Initiatives at WVU Parkersburg hosts International Education Week

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/5/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives will host International Education Week beginning Monday, Nov. 12. The series of three events are free and open to the public. The schedule includes: “Comparing Educational Systems

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George Crumb concert added to WVU Parkersburg Distinguished Performance Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/30/12 – The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present the music of Pulitzer Prize-winning West Virginia composer George Crumb on Thursday, November 8, at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The concert

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Daedalus Quartet to take stage in WVU Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/17/12 – Classical group the Daedalus Quartet will perform at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Thursday, Oct. 25 as part of its Distinguished Performance Series. The show begins at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The

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Kenya Safari Acrobats tumble, launch and limbo onto WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 9/13/12 – Bring the whole family for an evening of spectacular events as Kenya Safari Acrobats performs as part of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series. The show will be Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.

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WVU Parkersburg announces student teachers for fall 2012

Parkersburg, W.Va. 8/28/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg education majors who are student teaching in Jackson, Wirt and Wood counties this fall. Jackson County: Tim Young, Melinda Humphreys, Tabitha Donohew, Susan Curry and Kayla Poling. Wirt County: Lindsey Holliday,

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

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/2/12 – The Sigma Omega Chapter of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education hosted “Expanding Horizons” on March 31 at the Boys and Girls Club. The project was part of the

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