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U.S. Department of Education ranks WVU Parkersburg among nation’s most affordable colleges

  This month, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center named West Virginia University at Parkersburg as one of the nation’s top most affordable four-year colleges in the country. Only two of West Virginia’s four-year institutions made

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WVU Parkersburg administrator and student assist on national online publication

Dr. Cynthia Gissy, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s dean of academic success, was recently selected to serve as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Research Initiatives. WVU Parkersburg student Allison Sayre also is involved with the

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WVU Parkersburg to host Early Childhood Professionals Summit

Area agencies, including West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Birth to Three, Choices, Wood County Schools and RESA 5, are collaborating to host an Early Childhood Professionals Summit. The event takes place Monday, Aug. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at WVU

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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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Spring 2015 President’s and Dean’s scholars announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the spring 2015 semester. President’s List Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or more hours of college

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