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WVU Parkersburg receives accreditation reaffirmation from the Higher Learning Commission

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has received official notification of its accreditation reaffirmation. The Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) took action on the college’s new status at its Aug. 12 meeting. “Throughout this long process, we

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Veterans Corps student representative to attend leadership institute in Ark.

Caitlin Moore, president of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Veterans Corps will attend the 2014 Student Veterans of America (SVA) Leadership Institute at the Walmart corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29. The cohort

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WVU Parkersburg Veterans Corps to hold Troops Week events and fundraisers

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Veterans Corps is raising funds for its “My Freedom Wish” project Monday, Nov. 4 through Wednesday, Nov. 13. The group will be collecting donations and selling t-shirts and raffle tickets. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the

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WVU Parkersburg ranked sixth for Military Times “Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges”

“Military Times” has announced the 2014 “Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges” list, and West Virginia University at Parkersburg is ranked sixth among 38 colleges. Approximately 80 career and technical colleges were evaluated for the list. According to “Military

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Celebrate Veterans Day with a week-long series of events at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 11/1/12 – Celebrate Veterans Day with a week of honor, recognition and entertainment at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Beginning Monday, Nov. 5, the college will hold a series of events in support of military, veterans and their

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WVU Parkersburg awarded grant to train baby boomers for new jobs

Parkersburg, W.Va. 9/17/12 – The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recently awarded West Virginia University at Parkersburg $15,000 to participate in the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program. This national initiative is designed to train 10,000 baby boomers for new

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WVU Parkersburg awards Chancellor Skidmore honorary degree at spring commencement

Parkersburg, W.Va., 5/7/12 – West Virginia University at Parkersburg held its 41st annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. The college awarded 370 degrees to 311 students with 140 participating in the ceremony. The event speaker was

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