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Gilmer Attends Workforce Development Institute 2019 as Community Colleges of Appalachia Representative

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Dr. Chris Gilmer, president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg, was recently selected as a representative of the Community Colleges of Appalachia (CCA) to attend the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Workforce Development Institute 2019 in San Diego, Calif.

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WVU Parkersburg and Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre partner for degree program

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg has partnered with Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre to offer an associate degree program to help prepare students for careers in the equine industry. The program provides an opportunity for current students or graduates of

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WVU Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center to host grand opening on Sept. 6

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The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center, in partner with the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley will host its grand opening at 5:30 pm on Sept. 6 in the Workforce and Economic Development Building. The event is

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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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