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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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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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