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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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WVU Parkersburg presents program on challenges facing Arab/Muslim youth

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/25/13 – West Virginia University Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives will host “Challenges Facing Today’s Youth Subculture in Arab/Muslim Socieities” with Dr. Aleya Said. The event takes place Tuesday, April 9 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the

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Debra Conner presents historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Debra Conner as she presents a historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919). The event takes place at the following locations: Main campus, Monday, March 18

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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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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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