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WVU Parkersburg to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Sept. 11

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the flagpole in front of the main building in commemoration of the events of 9/11 and to honor the men

Posted in General News, Veterans

U.S. veterans share Vietnam War experiences at WVU Parkersburg event

West Virginia University at Parkersburg hosted a screening of the new WV Public Broadcasting (WVPB) documentary “Vietnam: West Virginians Remember” on Thursday, Sept. 21. The film was followed by a panel discussion featuring three Vietnam veterans and a local historian.

Posted in Academic Affairs, General News, Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division, Student Services, Veterans

WVU Parkersburg named Military Friendly Silver Award recipient

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been named a 2017 Silver-level Military Friendly School Award recipient. This is the second consecutive year WVU Parkersburg has received the “Military Friendly School” designation by Victory Media, publisher of “G.I. Jobs.” The Military

Posted in General News, Student Services, Veterans

WVU Parkersburg earns national recognition for outstanding service to veterans

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has earned recognition by two national organizations for its outstanding service to veterans. “Military Times” ranked WVU Parkersburg sixth in its national “Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges” list for 2017. In addition, the

Posted in General News, Student Services, Veterans

Student Veterans of America representative to speak at WVU Parkersburg event

The student Veterans Corps and Veterans Resource Center of West Virginia University at Parkersburg is hosting a “Welcome Back” luncheon for new and returning student veterans on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Walter Tilman from the national office of Student Veterans of

Posted in General News, Student Activities, Student Services, Veterans