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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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GEMS students to learn about technical fields and nursing during WVU Parkersburg visit

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/11/12 – GEMS (Girls Enriched by Mentoring and Shadowing) students from area middle schools will visit West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Friday to experience demonstrations from faculty members in the college’s 3-D modeling, criminal justice and nursing

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WVU Parkersburg brings Harlem Rockets comedy basketball team to town

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/26/12 – The Harlem Rockets comedy basketball team shoots back into town for another exciting showdown with some local community leaders. West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Criminal Justice Organization is sponsoring the event, which takes place Saturday, March

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WVU Parkersburg, WV Corrections Academy partner to offer college credit to officers

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/23/12 – Individuals who have completed basic correctional officer training can now be eligible to receive college credit thanks to an agreement signed today by the West Virginia Corrections Academy and West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The agreement

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Author Andrea Fekete speaks as part of WVU Parkersburg’s Humanities Speaker Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/9/12 – Learn about the act of discovery and the process of writing creatively as Andrea Fekete, author of “Waters Run Wild” presents “Writing From Place.” This special presentation takes place Wednesday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to

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WVU Parkersburg students place second overall in state forensic championship

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/29/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took second place in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensic Association (WVIFA) state championship tournament. The competition, hosted by WVU Parkersburg, took place Feb. 24 and 25.

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Students place second and third in speech and debate tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/17/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took second and third place at the Collegiate Forensic Association Winter Tournament. The competition, held at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., took place Jan.

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WVU Parkersburg features program as part of the Focus on Africa series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/24/11 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Office for Global Initiatives and the Humanities Speaker Series will co-host a special presentation: “Why Africa is Becoming So Important to the U.S.” with associate professor Doug Weaver. This program is

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