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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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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

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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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