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WVU Parkersburg reaches Ritchie and Roane Counties via video conference technology

In Fall 2013, West Virginia University at Parkersburg partnered with Ritchie County High School to begin offering select courses to the school’s juniors and seniors using video conferencing technology. This semester, the college is offering a course to Roane County

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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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Students earn top honors at national forensic tournament

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate competed at the College Forensic Association (CFA) fall tournament on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The tournament took place in Gastonia, N.C. Tyler Ohrn placed first in extemporaneous speaking and

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13 new faculty begin fall semester at WVU Parkersburg, 13 faculty seek doctoral degrees

West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently added 13 new full-time faculty to its roster. In addition, 13 full-time faculty members are working toward their doctoral degrees. A luncheon was held last week at the college’s culinary academy to celebrate and

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WVU Parkersburg criminal justice program hosts youth academy

Individuals ages 14 to 18 are participating in West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Youth Criminal Justice Academy this week at the Wood County 4-H grounds. The program is a weeklong residential academy designed to build leadership and teamwork skills necessary

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Celebrate Earth Day at WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host an Earth Day celebration on Wednesday April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The event is sponsored by the college’s psychology club, with additional support from Professor

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Debra Conner presents historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

In celebration of Women’s History Month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Debra Conner as she presents a historical portrayal of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919). The event takes place at the following locations: Main campus, Monday, March 18

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WVU Parkersburg students earn top honors at national forensic tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/6/13 – WVU Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took home top honors from the Collegiate Forensic Association (CFA) at the Beach tournament in Ocean City, Md. on March 1. Tyler Ohrn, Matt Roberts, Scott Richardson, Jason Ross,

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WVU Parkersburg hosts Forensic Association State Championship Tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/21/13 – The West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensic Association State Championship Tournament will take place Friday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at West Virginia University Parkersburg.

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WVU Parkersburg features “Focus on Language: Social and Creative Perspectives” series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/15/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives and the Humanities Speaker Series will co-host two literary programs in October. The schedule of events for the “Focus on Language: Social and Creative Perspectives” series includes:

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