Readiness Center efforts discussed
Representatives from West Virginia University at Parkersburg and the West Virginia National Guard told Wood County commissioners Monday they want to proceed with the locally funded portion of the proposed Parkersburg Readiness Center, while waiting word on federal funding for the reminder of the project.
WVU-P ranks highest in graduation, lowest in tuition
West Virginia University at Parkersburg has the highest completion and retention rates among two-year colleges in West Virginia, according to data from the West Virginia Community and Technical College System.
Kolankiewicz writes second chapbook
Sandra Kolankiewicz, an assistant professor of English at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, has a second chapbook coming out, "The Way You Will Go," now available for pre-ordering at www.finishinglinepress.com .
JCC to benefit from Walmart Foundation support
Jamestown Community College is among 17 community colleges nationwide that will share support from Walmart Foundation for workforce development initiatives.
Pre-K classrooms added
Wood County Schools have added two pre-kindergarten classrooms for this fall to help students remain at their home schools.
Parkersburg VA flagged for review
In his 11 years with the Army National Guard, Shawn Healy often participated in AARs - after action reviews- in which soldiers reviewed what went well and what needed improvement following both training and actual missions.