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WVU Parkersburg places first in Easter parade float contest

West Virginia University at Parkersburg welcomed spring on Saturday by participating in sixth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade. Dr. Fletcher Lamkin, WVU Parkersburg president, and his wife Cindy served as grand marshals. They led the parade which featured more than

Posted in Education and Humanities, General News, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg hosts “Why Theatre Matters” series

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s  Humanities Speaker Series and the College Theatre are co-hosting a special event series titled “Why Theatre Matters.” These are free and open to the public with two events scheduled for Monday, April 6. A panel

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News, Student Activities

WVU Parkersburg presents Comedy in Motion

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series presents Dan Kamin’s “Comedy in Motion” on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. In this evening of satirical fun, Kamin will take you on “a cheap tour

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Win Textbooks for a Semester from WVUP President

President Fletcher Lamkin is challenging the student body to pick the best NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship bracket. Any student can play! All winners will be entered into a drawing for a textbook voucher for the Fall 2015 semester. Interested students

Posted in Academic Affairs, Athletics, Foundation, General News, Student Services

Fast track aluminum welding course comes to WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new 10-week course in aluminum welding. The specialized course offers hands-on training suitable for experienced welders and beginners. While the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected welding jobs to increase 6 percent nationwide,

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