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WVU Parkersburg holds fall commencement, grants honorary degree

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded 286 degrees to 270 students for fall 2014. More than 120 students participated in the commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. “To get to this pinnacle our graduates have expended an amazing

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December 2014 Commencement live broadcast

WVU Parkersburg will offer a live broadcast of the December 2014 Commencement ceremony. The video will be available shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please check back to view the video below.  

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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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Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

Four WVU Parkersburg students were formally inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society this past November. The campus chapter, Sigma Omega, welcomes new members:  Mary Onyekwere-Eke, Chelsea Johnson, Daniel Najar and Nozanin Rakhmatova. Originally from Nigeria, Onyekwere-Eke is a

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Students to raise funds for food pantry through “Can Hunger” event

Public relations campaign management students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present “Can Hunger,” a can sculpturing fundraiser to benefit the college’s new food pantry. The event takes place Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in

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