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WVU Parkersburg holds Annual Guidance Counselor Workshop

Local guidance counselors got a close look at technical career opportunities for students in the Mid-Ohio Valley during West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s annual guidance counselor workshop. The event took place on Oct. 5 and included activities at the college

Posted in General News, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg receives grant for landscape enhancement

FirstEnergy Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The funds are currently being used to enhance the college’s landscaping with WVU Parkersburg’s student environmental group, the Ecohawks, providing assistance with the update. The purpose of

Posted in Foundation, General News, Student Activities, Sustainability

WVU Parkersburg announces new initiatives to make enrolling easier for students

Students registering for the spring 2017 semester will have an easier time getting started with West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s new initiatives. These include the elimination of placement tests, an improved course schedule to provide more flexibility, and new math

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Student Services

WVU Parkersburg holds convocation for new students

Approximately 350 new students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg attended the college’s annual convocation on Monday, Aug. 22. The keynote speaker was WVU Parkersburg alumna Dr. Teresa Wamer Bigley. Bigley is a 2016 graduate of the West Virginia School

Posted in Academic Affairs, Alumni, General News, Student Services

Student Veterans of America representative to speak at WVU Parkersburg event

The student Veterans Corps and Veterans Resource Center of West Virginia University at Parkersburg is hosting a “Welcome Back” luncheon for new and returning student veterans on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Walter Tilman from the national office of Student Veterans of

Posted in General News, Student Activities, Student Services, Veterans