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WVU Parkersburg holds fall commencement, grants honorary degree

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded 286 degrees to 270 students for fall 2014. More than 120 students participated in the commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. “To get to this pinnacle our graduates have expended an amazing

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Community art classes at WVU Parkersburg available for holiday gifts

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering community members two non-credit art courses, ceramics and bronze casting, during the coming Spring 2015 semester. No previous skills are needed for either of the classes, which cost $120 each. These classes can

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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 Board of Governors names Fletcher Lamkin as new president

The Board of Governors for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Dec. 10 and voted unanimously to select Dr. Fletcher Lamkin of Osage Beach, Mo. as the college’s new president. The Board’s selection will require subsequent approval by the

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WVU Parkersburg offers first downhill pipe welding certificate in the region

To meet the demands of the growing oil and gas industry in the region, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new downhill welding course for welders looking to enhance their skills. The fast track, six-week course begins Dec.

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