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State-of-the-art robotic arms to provide advanced training to WVU Parkersburg students

West Virginia University at Parkersburg was awarded a $379,000 grant to purchase high-tech robotic arm equipment for students to learn state-of-the-art real-world automated manufacturing processes. The purchase of the equipment was made possible through a Rapid Response Advance Grant from

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg makes donation to Wirt County High School

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg made a recent donation to Wirt County High School’s Career and Technical Education welding program. The donation consisted of five welding stations, including four multi-process welders, four bench wire feeders and a tungsten inert gas

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WVU Parkersburg CIT students gain work experience through Learn and Earn program

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg offers students the opportunity to gain work experience while completing their Computer & Information Technology (CIT) associate degree through a state-funded program called Learn and Earn. The Learn and Earn program is sponsored by the

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WVU Parkersburg STEM division awarded grant for new manufacturing program

The West Virginia Community and Technical College System awarded its Rapid Response grant to West Virginia University at Parkesburg’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) division to launch an advanced manufacturing degree program. The associate of applied science degree will

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Chemours makes donation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg

The Chemours Company made a donation to West Virginia University at Parkersburg, providing upgrades to the college’s Computer Information Technology (CIT) program. The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation accepted the gift on behalf of the college as part of their mission

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