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Gilmer Attends Workforce Development Institute 2019 as Community Colleges of Appalachia Representative

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Dr. Chris Gilmer, president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg, was recently selected as a representative of the Community Colleges of Appalachia (CCA) to attend the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Workforce Development Institute 2019 in San Diego, Calif.

Posted in General News, Workforce & Community Education

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

Posted in General News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special

West Virginia University at Parkersburg chorale students perform in WV-ACDA Collegiate Honor Choir

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Four West Virginia University at Parkersburg students represented the college at the West Virginia American Choral Directors Association (WV-ACDA) 2019 All-State Collegiate Honor Choir. The performance took place on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Baptist Temple in Charleston, W.Va. WVU

Posted in General News, Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division

Harry Belafonte’s daughter served as guest speaker at WVU Parkersburg’s Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration program

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held a program commemorating the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 12:15 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The program was sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice

Posted in General News, Social Justice

West Virginia University at Parkersburg hosts the Student United Way of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s ExtravaCANza

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host the Student United Way of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s ExtravaCANza, a canned food sculpture display, from now until Friday, Feb. 8 in the Caperton Center Atrium. The canned goods used to build the sculptures

Posted in Campus Projects, General News, Special