Category Archives: Academics
The Glenville State College Land Resources Department will be the site of a presentation on the history, collapse, and revival of the American chestnut tree. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, October 8 at 12:15 p.m. in room 227-228 of the Waco Center.
The Social Science Department at Glenville State College recently held its annual Constitution and Citizenship Day celebration.
The public is invited to take part in a town hall meeting to learn about and discuss West Virginia’s academic standards and related topics. The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. in Glenville State College’s Mollohan Campus Community Center Room 315.
Glenville State College senior Natural Resource Management and Forest Technology student Jesse Alborano will be presenting the findings of a study that was completed over the summer. The presentation is titled ‘The Effect of Precipitation on the Diameter Growth of Native Tree Species in an Oak-Hickory Forest’ and will take place on Thursday, September 24 at 12:15 p.m. in room 227-228 of GSC’s Waco Center.
Glenville State College students in Dr. Gary Arbogast’s GSC 100 class recently helped move over 100 boxes of old books being removed from the Robert F. Kidd Library. The books, which were hauled away for recycling, were out-of-date law books that have since been replaced by online resources.
Jason Barr, Assistant Professor of Music at Glenville State College, will again hold a free performance at the Gilmer County Historical Society on Thursday, August 20 at a joint meeting with the Calhoun County Society. Barr’s appearance at the meeting will provide the audience with a brief musical history of jazz. He performed a similar show at one of their meetings last year.
Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Milan Vavrek as Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Again this year, Glenville State College was the site of a Health Sciences & Technology Academy (HSTA) summer camp. The 2015 camp incorporated a presentation to Gilmer County Magistrate Carol Wolfe. Each group of students had to process a crime scene, analyze the evidence, and prepare a presentation regarding their evidence requesting an arrest warrant for their suspect. The presentations took place at the Gilmer County Court House.
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.
Twenty-five upcoming Glenville State College freshmen from throughout West Virginia have been awarded scholarships from the GSC Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic school year.