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WVU Parkersburg student named West Virginia’s 2015 New Century Scholar

West Virginia University at Parkersburg student Sarah Stewart has been named West Virginia’s 2015 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state’s top application score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team. Stewart is one of only 50

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WVU Parkersburg hosts “Why Theatre Matters” series

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s  Humanities Speaker Series and the College Theatre are co-hosting a special event series titled “Why Theatre Matters.” These are free and open to the public with two events scheduled for Monday, April 6. A panel

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President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll names WVU Parkersburg among service leaders

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll last month. West Virginia University at Parkersburg was honored for the fifth year for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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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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