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2014 WVU Parkersburg Foundation Art Award recipients announced

Students Lorraine (Lori) Santer and Richard Isaac Cain are the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation Art Award 2014 recipients. Each received a $500 purchase award for their work to be included in WVU at Parkersburg Foundation’s permanent art collection.

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

Alice Harris named new VP of finance and administration

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has named Alice Harris, CPA, its new vice president of finance and administration. She officially began in her new role on July 1. She is responsible for the college’s financial operations and for oversight of

Posted in General News

New data ranks WVU Parkersburg highest in graduation and retention rates, lowest in tuition

In new data released by the West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS), WVU Parkersburg boasts the highest completion and retention rates for two-year programs among the state’s nine public institutions. The college also has the second-highest unduplicated headcount

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Student Services

Marie Foster Gnage named president emeritus

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors has named Dr. Marie Foster Gnage president emeritus. She is the sixth president of WVU Parkersburg and the college’s second president, after Dr. Eldon Miller, to receive this designation. The resolution

Posted in General News

Veterans Corps student representative to attend leadership institute in Ark.

Caitlin Moore, president of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Veterans Corps will attend the 2014 Student Veterans of America (SVA) Leadership Institute at the Walmart corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29. The cohort

Posted in General News, Student Services, Veterans

Jackson County Center conducts disaster drill involving active shooter

Local law enforcement agencies, Jackson County Emergency Services and other first responders were on the scene Tuesday, June 24 as West Virginia University at Parkersburg conducted a disaster drill involving a school shooting. The drill ran from 10 a.m. until

Posted in General News, Safety

Spring 2014 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to May 2014 graduates during commencement exercises held Saturday, May 17 in the College Activities Center. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade

Posted in Academic Affairs, Business and Economics, Education and Humanities, General News, Health Sciences, Non-Traditional Programs, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences and Languages, Student Services, Workforce & Community Education

Spring 2014 President’s and Dean’s scholars announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the spring 2014 semester. President’s List Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or more hours of college

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Student Services

Board of Governors to meet June 18

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, June 18. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the theatre Visit www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors to view the complete agenda. Action items include approval of presidential search consultant, program

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Social Justice, Student Services

Former president Eldon Miller bequeaths nearly $1 million for scholarships

One year after the passing of former West Virginia University at Parkersburg president, Eldon Miller, the college has learned of one final gift he left to continue his commitment to higher education. His trust, which has grown to nearly $1

Posted in Foundation, General News