Category Archives: Community
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.
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.
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.
The 5K Walk/Run will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Fastest Kid in Town contest will start at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 21st. Both events will start in downtown Glenville during the annual West Virginia State Folk Festival, which takes place Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd.
Staff members and mentors of the Glenville State College Hidden Promise Scholars (HPS) Program met with high school students and their families from over 30 counties so that participants and their families could learn more about the HPS program.
Glenville State College Professor of History Dr. Art DeMatteo is the 2014 recipient of the GSC Faculty Award of Excellence. DeMatteo, who has worked at GSC for ten years, received the award at the 140th GSC Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10th.
Kyle Warner, a 2014 Glenville State College Accounting and Management graduate, was presented with the Student Leadership Award at GSC’s Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10th.
Over thirty upcoming Glenville State College freshmen from throughout West Virginia have been awarded scholarships from the GSC Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic school year.
The Glenville State College Class of 2014 includes graduates who completed requirements for an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in a variety of academic areas including business, criminal justice, teacher education, and natural resource management among others. The GSC Class of 2014 is made up of more than 220 students who completed their degree requirements in July 2013, December 2013, and May 2014.