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Psychology Club presents film showing for Mental Illness Awareness Week

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Psychology Club, with support from Student Counseling Services, will host a special showing of “In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine. The documentary will be shown Wednesday,

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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society earns Five Star Chapter status

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for community colleges, recently named West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Sigma Omega chapter a Five Star Chapter. WVU Parkersburg PTK students and advisors were recognized at this month’s regional convention in Virginia.

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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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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

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WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors to meet Dec. 5

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/30/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 5. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the theatre. Visit http://www.wvup.edu/about/board-of-governors/agendas/ to view the complete agenda.  

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Celebrate Earth Week at WVU Parkersburg April 17 – 18

Parkersburg, W.Va. 4/12/12 – Discover ways to help the environment and support sustainability efforts at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Earth Week 2012 event. The two-day program with the theme “Respect Your Mother” takes place April 17 and 18 and

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Students place second and third in speech and debate tournament

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/17/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Union for Speech and Debate took second and third place at the Collegiate Forensic Association Winter Tournament. The competition, held at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., took place Jan.

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