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WVU Parkersburg participates in Sexual Assault Awareness Month

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is one of 17 college campuses in West Virginia partnering with nine rape crisis centers to host a pledge event to take a stand against sexual assault. Additionally, WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee is sponsoring

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WVU Parkersburg to host “Overview of Islam and Muslims” presentation

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee, Internationalization Committee and Humanities Speakers Series is co-hosting “An Overview of Islam and Muslims in the World and the United States Before and After 9/11” by Dr. Alam Payind. This presentation is

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Motivational speaker Jerry Traylor to visit for Disability History Week

In observance of Disability History Week in West Virginia, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host motivational speaker Jerry Traylor. He will share his story with the at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 19 in the College Activities Center. A

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WVU Parkersburg presents: Haters, Sinners, and the Rest of Us: The Gay Debate Today

On Monday, October 12, 2015, In observance of Coming Out Day (Oct. 11), West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host a public lecture by philosopher, moralist and gay-rights advocate, Dr. John Corvino titled “Haters, Sinners, and the Rest of Us:

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Social Justice Committee hosts Ironhand

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee is hosting, Ironhand, a Native American presentation. Ironhand’s presentation will be both educational and entertaining as he shares Indian customs, traditions, dress, drums and dance. By birthright and vote of the people,

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