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Cooperative education program improved for students and area employers

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has revamped its cooperative (co-op) education program to introduce new procedures and a new look. The program, which is expected to be fully implemented this fall, now provides a more uniform and structured experience to

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Spring 2014 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to May 2014 graduates during commencement exercises held Saturday, May 17 in the College Activities Center. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade

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2014 Commencement live broadcast

For the first time ever, WVU Parkersburg will offer a live broadcast of the 2014 Commencement ceremony. Please use the embedded video below to view the ceremony.

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Fall 2013 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, and associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2013 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, Dec. 13 in the College Activities Center. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749

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One-year Weekend College program for adults

Full-time working adults can now earn a business degree in 12 months with West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s new Weekend College program. Classes for the associate’s degree program begin Jan. 13. The college will offer an information session for those

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First cohort of WVU Parkersburg’s Learn and Earn students prepare to graduate

First cohort of WVU Parkersburg’s Learn and Earn students prepare to graduate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/25/12 – The first cohort of students in West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Learn and Earn program has completed the initial rounds of

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WVU Parkersburg awarded grant to train baby boomers for new jobs

Parkersburg, W.Va. 9/17/12 – The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recently awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg $15,000 to participate in the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program. This national initiative is designed to train 10,000 baby boomers for new

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Two married couples complete degrees at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/18/12 – Providing accessible, life-changing educational opportunities in a supportive environment is a mission in which West Virginia University at Parkersburg prides itself. Two married couples discovered just how life-changing the experience would be as they embarked on

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WVU Parkersburg, AEP partner for degree program

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/15/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg announced today that it is partnering with American Electric Power (AEP) and the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship training to develop an Associate of Applied Science degree in occupational

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DuPont Washington Works, WVU Parkersburg sign “Learn and Earn” Agreement

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/27/12 – DuPont Washington Works and West Virginia University at Parkersburg signed a cooperative agreement today that will provide students an opportunity to receive chemical operator training while gaining work experience at DuPont. This agreement is the first

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