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NOTICE. The Center for Early Learning will be trick-or-treating on the main campus on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. There will be approximately 52 children 13 months to five years in age. If you would like to participate, please contact Angie Davis at ude.puvwnull@sivaD.alegnA or call the Center at 304.424.8311.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION. The WVU Parkersburg LGBTQ Students & Allies United, also known as SOGI United, will meet tomorrow, Oct. 16 from 12:15 – 1 p.m. in Room 2215. The group aims to encourage closer fellowship among LGBTQ and allies, creating an inclusive environment, where anyone, regardless of sex, gender, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation, can come together and meet like minds. For questions or information, email ude.puvwnull@QTBGL or call 304.424.8388.

NOTICE. The Riverhawk Food Pantry is open Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. during the fall semester. If someone needs assistance during these hours, please call 304.424.8378.

WELCOME to Mike Cross, our new Campus Service Worker. He can be reached at ude.puvwnull@ssorc.ekim, ext. 333, or in office 0104.

EVENT (10/11/18).  The WVU Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center will have a pop-up event on Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. in the hallway by the library. Stop by to learn about the technologies the Entrepreneur Center has to offer, and how you can use them to support your hobbies, interests or small business endeavors! Keychains with the WVU Parkersburg seal, made at the Entrepreneur Center, will also be available for $5. For more information, contact Logan Mace at ude.puvwnull@ecaM.nagoL or ext. 606.

NOTICE. The Spring 2019 class schedule will be available to view online at wvup.edu/course-schedules on Oct. 19. When advising students, please encourage them to take 15 credit hours so they can save money on tuition and stay on track to graduate.

NOTICE. All completed Employee Tuition Waiver applications must be submitted to the Interim Director of Student Services, located in the Center for Student Services, by 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 for the Spring 2019 semester. If you have further questions, please contact Michelle Nabers at ude.puvwnull@srebanm.

NOTICE. WVU Parkersburg’s Workforce & Economic Development will hold fun and affordable Community Education classes during the October month. From 3D printing, to hand quilting and business fundamentals, these classes are suitable for all ages, offered on evenings and weekends, and you do not need to be a WVU Parkersburg student to register. Visit www.wvup.edu/community-education for a full listing of classes.

NOTICE. The Veterans Corps will host meetings from 11a-12p in the Veterans Resource Center on the following dates: October 8, October 22, November 5, November 19, and December 3

UPDATED. Please stop by the WVU Parkersburg library and check out our latest acquisitions in print books. These cover all disciplines. Also, we have added new titles in our OverDrive ebook and audiobook collection, plus loaded catalog records into the Sierra system. Go to the OverDrive section of our ebook collections to see what is available. OverDrive is available on and off campus. Please contact Stephen Hupp for additional information or to recommend titles to add to the collection.

EVENT (10/9/18). WVU Parkersburg faculty, staff, and students are invited to the Fall Social on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at noon for pumpkin painting, a popcorn bar, games and more! Contact Student Activities Coordinator Samantha Suggs at ude.puvwnull@sgguS.ahtnamaS or ext. 309 for more information.

Employee of the Month for October is Alice Harris, Executive Vice President

WELCOME to Erin Chambers, our new Child Care Assistant II. She can be reached at ude.puvwnull@srebmahc.nire or at ext. 311.

WELCOME to Keith Gaskin, our new Vice President of Institutional Advancement. He can be reached at ude.puvwnull@niksag.htiek.

NOTICE. WVU Parkersburg campus departments may sign-up from now until Thursday, Oct. 11 to participate in the Fall Door Decorating contest. The decorating theme must be Fall or Halloween. Participants will have all day on Oct. 12 to decorate their door, and judging will take place on Oct. 15. Please contact Samantha Suggs at ude.puvwnull@sgguS.ahtnamaS or ext. 309 for more information or to sign-up.

NOTICE. WVU Parkersburg staff and faculty: Are you a former or alumni member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)? If so, we want to know! Please email Marie Butler at ude.puvwnull@1reltubm by Monday, Oct. 29 to make her aware and to be notified of upcoming PTK news and events.

EVENT (10/5) WPKM 96.3 FM “The Beet,” the college radio station for WVU Parkersburg, will unite with other college radio stations across the world on Friday, Oct. 5 to celebrate College Radio Day.

WELCOME to Sami Daggett, our new Administrative Associate for Education. She can be reached at ude.puvwnull@tteggad.imas, ext. 314, or in office 1215.

WELCOME to Nelum Karunathilake, our new Chemistry Instructor. She can be reached at ude.puvwnull@ekalihtanurak.mulen, ext. 342, or in office 134.

EVENT (10/18) WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host Gary C. Norman, JD, Commissioner of the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, on Thursday, Oct. 18 at noon in the College Theater. In observance of Disability History week in West Virginia, Norman will present “Service Dogs: What Everyone Should Know.”

EVENT (10/11) WVU Parkersburg will be hosting a movie series with The Historic Smoot Theatre. Students are free to the event with a current, valid ID card; members of the public will have a $5 charge. There will be a panel after the film, with leading members of the community and the college participating. There are four total movies in the film series with the Smoot; the theme is Challenges to Democracy. The second movie is Selma (2014) and will take place on October 11 at 6:30 pm

EVENT (10/11). WVU Parkersburg will host Namoli Brennet, transgender singer/songwriter, for her presentation of “We Belong” at noon in the College Theater. In observance of Coming Out Day, Brennet will share her story through song. The event is free and open to the public.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION. Breakthrough Campus Ministries will host a group Bible study the first and third Thursday of every month during the fall semester. The study will take place at 7:30 p.m. in room 1314. Contact Faith Atkinson at ude.puvwnull@osniktahtiaf for more information.

SAFE ZONE. WVU Parkersburg’s Safe Zone members are allies who have participated in training and pledged their commitment to providing a safe and supportive environment for members of our LGBTQIA community. Safe Zone members can be identified by this symbol currently displayed via lapel pin and/or desk sign. Information about how to become a Safe Zone member and the membership list is available here. (submitted 9/10/15) safe-zone