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Glenville State College is continuing its tradition of offering a wide array of evening classes in Braxton County to accommodate students who might have difficulty making it to the GSC campus to take classes during the day. Several weekly evening Glenville State College courses are scheduled to be held this fall at Braxton County High School in the Braxton County Center.
Glenville State College’s Printing Services Specialist Todd Faber has been mobilized as part of the U.S. Army Reserves for the past two years. As a Chief Warrant Officer 2, he was recently recognized as the Texas Warrant Officer of the Year by the Reserve Officers Association of the United States.
On Friday, August 15th, new students will be welcomed to Glenville State College (GSC) for the 2014-2015 academic school year. To help the new students learn about the Glenville community – including local businesses, churches, and other groups that might interest them – GSC is hosting a Campus Picnic & Community Fair.
Alumni and friends of Glenville State College gathered on campus for Alumni Day on Saturday, April 27th where they enjoyed tours of the new Waco Center, lots of bluegrass music on the back lawn of the Alumni Center, and the evening’s alumni awards banquet where nine outstanding graduates were recognized.
Glenville State College’s Robert F. Kidd Library staff recently finished digitally archiving the long-time campus newspaper, The Glenville Mercury as well the college yearbook, the Kanawhachen.
Five individuals were inducted into the Glenville State College Curtis Elam Athletic Hall of Fame during the college’s annual Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony on Saturday, May 31st. The 2014 inductees were: Bob Turner, Keith Pritt ’58, Fred Taylor ’60, Charles “Bernie” Buttrey ’76, and Kent Pilant ’97.
GSC senior Army ROTC Cadet Kyle Hartleben recently graduated from the Sabalauski Air Assault School at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Three Glenville State College professors were recognized recently as emeriti faculty; joining 32 other GSC professors who share the title. The honors were bestowed upon Dr. Kathy Butler, Dr. Sherry Jones, and Dr. Michael Smith at the 140th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Swimming lessons soon will be held at Glenville State College for local residents. Sign-ups will take place Tuesday, June 17th, Wednesday, June 18th, and Thursday, June 19th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the GSC Pool, located in the basement of the Physical Education Building. Student swimming abilities will be tested during sign-ups.
Members of the Glenville State College Army ROTC program recently took part in a ‘Staff Ride’ at the Bulltown Historic Area located in Braxton County, West Virginia. A Staff Ride is an opportunity for members of a military organization to study historic operations and apply current principles, while fostering a sense of camaraderie with their brethren of the past.