Category Archives: Academics
Glenville State College junior Tia LeMaster received a Carl T. and Merewyn D. Meadors Research Grant from Chi Beta Phi, a national science honorary. She will use the grant to purchase equipment to supplement her STEM research in organic chemistry under the direction of GSC Professor of Chemistry Dr. Kevin Evans.
Students at Glenville State College now have the opportunity to take classes in the field of Health and Human Performance and major in three new programs: exercise science, health promotion, and athletic conditioning and coaching.
Glenville State College freshman Rachel Brown, a Pre-Nursing major from Summersville, West Virginia has landed a spot in the West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition (WVCBPC) finals. Brown and her teammate, Andrew Hamilton, have developed what they call a personal safety application for smartphones.
Glenville State College Financial Aid employees are again hosting College Goal Sunday, on Sunday, February 15th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Robert F. Kidd Library. The event allows students and families to receive free, confidential support in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GSC’s event will be one of twenty-four similar workshops held across the Mountain State.
The Glenville State College Land Resource Department recently was awarded its third grant from the Weyerhaeuser Company to purchase forestry tools to be used in GSC’s Forest Technology program. This year’s grant follows those awarded in 2011 and 2012, and will be used to purchase a laser dendrometer, a device used when estimating the area and volume of a forested plot.
The Glenville State College Fall 2014 President’s Honor List has been announced. To be named to the list, students must have a 4.0 grade point average and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.
The Glenville State College Fall 2014 Provost’s Honor List has been announced. To be named to the list, students must have grade point averages between 3.5 and 3.9 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.
The West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants has selected GSC student Ashley Woodford as their Outstanding Accounting Senior. The annual award recognizes seniors majoring in accounting from colleges and universities across West Virginia.
Glenville State College students and professors recently presented at the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) and the National Council of Peer Tutors of Writing (NCPTW) joint three-day conference held at Walt Disney World’s Coronado Springs Resort in Florida. Assistant Professors of English Dr. Marjorie Stewart and Dr. Melody Wise along with students Larissa DeLuca and Annetta Snyder presented a 75-minute session at the event.
Glenville State College students and faculty took part in the West Virginia Reading Association’s (WVRA) 59th Annual State Conference at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs in late November. The conference theme, ‘Reading with the Arts: Off the Charts,’ honored the arts and their connection to literacy.