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Spring commencement takes place May 18

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s spring 2013 Commencement will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18 in the College Activities Center. Commencement speaker will be Gregory K. Smith, retired president and CEO of Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield.

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New summer hours implemented to reduce utility costs

Beginning Monday, May 20, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will extend its daily public hours to 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Many offices such as the Student Welcome Center, financial aid, records and the non-traditional studies office

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Student Government Association elects new officers

Students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg have elected the new Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the 2013-2014 academic year. Tyler Ohrn of Davisville, W.Va. was elected president for the term, and he is already preparing for his time

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An evening of bluegrass with Johnny Staats and The Delivery Boys

Bluegrass fans can enjoy an evening of entertainment as West Virginia University at Parkersburg brings acclaimed bluegrass band Johnny Staats and The Delivery Boys to perform. The show takes place at the college’s amphitheater Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m.

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WVU Parkersburg wins top honors engaged campus, educators

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/28/13 – West Virginia Campus Compact honored West Virginia University at Parkersburg with multiple awards at its annual statewide conference. West Virginia Campus Compact is a coalition of 28 college and universities that encourages and supports community engagement

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Celebrate 50 years of the Beatles in America as the WannaBeatles perform at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/12/13 – Don’t miss a high-energy show as tribute band The WannaBeatles performs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center and is sponsored by

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Celebrate 50 years of the Beatles in America as the WannaBeatles perform at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/12/13 – Don’t miss a high-energy show as tribute band The WannaBeatles performs at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The concert takes place in the College Activities Center and is sponsored by

Posted in General News, Student Activities

Fall 2012 WVU Parkersburg graduates announced

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/29/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, and associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2012 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, Dec. 14. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade

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WVU Parkersburg announces fall 2012 President’s and Dean’s scholars

Parkersburg, W.Va. 1/28/13 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg is pleased to announce its President’s and Dean’s scholars for the fall 2012 semester. President’s List Students on the President’s List maintained a 4.0 grade point average while earning 12 or

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Sen. Donna Boley to speak at WVU Parkersburg fall commencement

Parkersburg, W.Va. 12/12/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Fall 2012 Commencement will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14 in the College Activities Center. Commencement speaker will be state Senator Donna Boley. A WVU Parkersburg alumna, Boley was

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