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WVU Parkersburg and FirstEnergy Teen Tech Academy a success

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg, in partnership with FirstEnergy, held the first Teen Tech Academy from July 30 – August 2 at the WVU Parkersburg Workforce and Economic Development building. Participants were allowed the opportunity to learn about computer science

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WVU Parkersburg to host Teen Tech Academy in partnership with FirstEnergy

West Virginia University at Parkersburg, in partnership with FirstEnergy, will host the 2018 Teen Tech Academy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 30 – Aug. 2. The academy will allow attendees to gain hands-on experience with various software

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Variety of community education classes begin at WVU Parkersburg this fall

Starting in October, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer affordable, non-credit education opportunities to the community. The schedule includes 44 community education classes that cover such topics as history, arts and crafts, and computer skills. The complete list of

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Bookkeeping and medical office specialist certification programs start this summer in Wood and Jackson counties

This summer, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering short-term programs to those interested in becoming a certified bookkeeper, downhill pipe welder or medical office specialist. Financial assistance is available to West Virginia residents. The complete list of programs includes:

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WVU Parkersburg offers community classes in photography, boating safety and more

Beginning this month, West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering community members the chance to gain knowledge and skills in a variety of subjects. Non-credit classes are available in boating safety, basic computer skills, digital photography, and Facebook. These affordable

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