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Workforce Investment Board, WVU Parkersburg partner to help residents become job ready

Mid-Ohio Valley job seekers visiting the Workforce Investment Board location at the Lakeview Center in Parkersburg can now use an interactive kiosk to learn more about education and training opportunities available through West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The sleek, touch-screen

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

Training for Intervention Procedures course to be offered January 27

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer the Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) course starting Tuesday, January 27. The course is $45 per participant; special group discounts may apply. TIPS teaches intervention skills used to prevent alcohol related problems. The

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WVU Parkersburg collects donations for United Way

Employees at West Virginia University at Parkersburg worked together to collect donations for those in need this holiday season. Non-perishable food items and gifts for children were donated to the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the new

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Community art classes at WVU Parkersburg available for holiday gifts

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is offering community members two non-credit art courses, ceramics and bronze casting, during the coming Spring 2015 semester. No previous skills are needed for either of the classes, which cost $120 each. These classes can

Posted in Academic Affairs, Education and Humanities, General News, Workforce & Community Education

WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors names Fletcher Lamkin as new president

The Board of Governors for West Virginia University at Parkersburg met Wednesday, Dec. 10 and voted unanimously to select Dr. Fletcher Lamkin of Osage Beach, Mo. as the college’s new president. The Board’s selection will require subsequent approval by the

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