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Pharm tech program boasts 100 percent national certification exam pass rate

With 100 percent of graduates passing the Pharmacy Technician National Certification exam each year, West Virginia University at Parkersburg continues to meet the area’s demand for qualified pharmacy technicians. Recent graduates Debra Rice and Bruce Layman say their training and

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Apply for surgical technology today

The surgical technology program  is currently accepting applications for fall admission. Applications can be obtained in the Health Sciences office or by visiting www.wvup.edu/surgtech. The first Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) entrance exam will be this Friday, March 13, starting at 9

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Fall 2014 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2014 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, December 12 in the College Activities Center. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade point

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December 2014 Commencement live broadcast

WVU Parkersburg will offer a live broadcast of the December 2014 Commencement ceremony. The video will be available shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please check back to view the video below.  

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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

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