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CMT to feature local WVU Parkersburg students at concert event Thursday

CMT (Country Music Television) and West Virginia University at Parkersburg are featuring three students who will share their success stories at a special concert this Thursday, May 21. The event is part of the cable network’s CMT Empowering Education initiative

Posted in Academic Affairs, Alumni, General News, Non-Traditional Programs, Workforce & Community Education

CMT and WVU Parkersburg to present country artist Rachel Potter at local CMT Empowering Education event on May 21

CMT (Country Music Television) is teaming up with West Virginia University at Parkersburg to encourage area residents to enroll in college as part of the cable network’s CMT Empowering Education initiative. The college will host a special concert event on

Posted in General News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Student Activities, Student Services, Workforce & Community Education

Get ready to compete for high-paying jobs

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold the second ‘Day at the Mall’ event this Saturday, March 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Learn about and experience how WVU Parkersburg can help you compete for promotions and new job opportunities.

Posted in Academic Affairs, Alumni, Career Services and Cooperative Education, Foundation, General News, Student Services, Workforce & Community Education

Fast track aluminum welding course comes to WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering a new 10-week course in aluminum welding. The specialized course offers hands-on training suitable for experienced welders and beginners. While the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected welding jobs to increase 6 percent nationwide,

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Fall 2014 graduates announced

West Virginia University at Parkersburg awarded certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees to December 2014 graduates during commencement exercises held Friday, December 12 in the College Activities Center. Academic honors were awarded those graduates who attained a 3.50 to 3.749 grade point

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