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WVU Parkersburg earns national recognition for outstanding service to veterans

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has earned recognition by two national organizations for its outstanding service to veterans. “Military Times” ranked WVU Parkersburg sixth in its national “Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges” list for 2017. In addition, the

Posted in General News, Student Services, Veterans

WVU Parkersburg launches Career Coach

An online career tool is now available through West Virginia University at Parkersburg to assist individuals with their academic program and career decisions. Current and prospective students can access Career Coach from the college’s website. Career Coach helps students select

Posted in Academic Affairs, Career Services and Cooperative Education, General News, Student Services

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