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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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Let’s Talk Religion March 4

Back by popular demand, the WVU Parkersburg Social Justice Committee will host a “Let’s Talk Religion” panel discussion at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in the Theater. This year’s panelists will include speakers representing the Yazidi religion, Judaism and

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WVU Parkersburg presents ‘No Place for Hate’ program on Feb. 18

Professional musicians and race relations experts Daryl Davis and Arno Michaelis will present “No Place for Hate: A Conversation in Black and White” at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Wednesday, February 18 at 11 a.m. in the College Activities

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WVU Parkersburg, DuPont Washington Works to present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement”

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works will co-sponsor an evening with “Lea,” a Washington DC-based recording artist. She will present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement” Thursday, Jan. 22 at

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors names Fletcher Lamkin as new president

The Board of Governors for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Dec. 10 and voted unanimously to select Dr. Fletcher Lamkin of Osage Beach, Mo. as the college’s new president. The Board’s selection will require subsequent approval by the

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