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Dr. Patrice Harris to speak at convocation ceremony for new students

On Monday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m., West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its annual convocation ceremony in the College Activities Center. Dr. Patrice Harris will be this year’s speaker at the event. Harris is a Bluefield, W.Va. native

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Check out our new virtual tour!

This is the first video in a series of virtual tours we will be introducing. At WVU Parkersburg, our number one goal is student success. We’re here to help you!

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New preschool at Center for Early Learning starts Sept. 8

To meet the growing needs of parents in the Mid-Ohio Valley, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is launching a new preschool next month. The part-time preschool will educate children ages 3 to 4 and begins Tuesday, Sept. 8. It is

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Renowned speaker works with faculty and staff to enhance student success initiatives

Faculty and staff at West Virginia University at Parkersburg participated in a series of professional development activities this month to prepare for fall semester. Notably, award-winning author and international speaker Dr. Vincent Tinto was the keynote speaker. “We are thrilled

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Student returns home, finds success through WVU Parkersburg’s child development program

Recent college graduate Amy Fluharty credits the child development program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg for her professional success. After trying out two larger universities, she returned home and enrolled at WVU Parkersburg where she says personal attention and

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