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WVU Parkersburg at the mall

Hopefully you were able to join us at the mall on Oct. 24 as we showcased our academic programs and encouraged students and alumni to share their stories about why they chose WVU Parkersburg. Share your story about why you

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Fall 2014 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2014 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, December 12 in the College Activities Center. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade point

Posted in Academic Affairs, Alumni, Education Division, General News, Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division, Non-Traditional Programs, Nursing and Health Sciences Division, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Student Services, Workforce & Community Education

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 prepares for ethane cracker plant, hires economist to study industry needs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg recently hired Dr. Tom Witt, economist and managing director of Witt Economics, to identify the major industries and staffing needs associated with the proposed ethane cracker plant. He delivered his report on Oct. 8 at

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New career services portal to benefit employers, students, alumni

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering new and improved services to help students and alumni find jobs and assist employers in recruiting efforts. Recently, WVU Parkersburg launched College Central Network (CCN), a career services portal. Through the site, students

Posted in Academic Affairs, Career Services and Cooperative Education, Education Division, General News, Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division, Non-Traditional Programs, Nursing and Health Sciences Division, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Student Services, Workforce & Community Education