Category Archives: Community
Local artists and writers still have time to submit items for the 2015 issue of the Trillium, Glenville State College’s literary arts journal. The Trillium is a collection of artwork, poetry, fiction, song lyrics, and other forms of creative expression.
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.
All are invited to join Glenville State College and the American Heart Association for the 12th anniversary celebration of ‘Wear Red Day.’ The GSC campus will be the site of a free luncheon on Thursday, February 19th at 12:00 p.m. in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom. The event will be one of many scheduled around the state and nation to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, which kills one in three women in America.
Glenville State College is currently showcasing the paintings of artist Art Wagner, but with a twist. His exhibit also includes pieces by his mother Honnie Wagner and his grandfather Emilio Alvarez for a dynamic show that encompasses around 100 years of culture and history in West Virginia’s Asturian communities that got their start in the early 1900s. The show is on display in the GSC Fine Arts Center Spears Gallery and an opening reception is scheduled to take place on Monday, January 26th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
The public is invited to Mollohan’s Restaurant at Glenville State College on Wednesday, January 21st from 4:30 until 7:00 p.m. for the January Premium Night.
Members of the Glenville State College Early Education Student Group recently compiled gift boxes for the First Baptist Church of Glenville’s Shoebox Ministry. The 15 donated Christmas packages were filled with items for children in Gilmer County.
The Glenville State College Brass Ensemble will again be entertaining shoppers at the Charleston Town Center Mall on Saturday, December 20th with a selection of holiday music. They will be performing from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Macy’s Court in the mall on what is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, the Saturday before Christmas.
The Glenville State College Hidden Promise Consortium is sponsoring a Battle of the Bands competition that will culminate on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in GSC’s new Waco Center. All semi-professional bands in and around West Virginia are eligible to enter!
Two ‘Meet and Greet’ receptions for high school participants of Glenville State College’s Hidden Promise Scholars (HPS) program recently took place in Wetzel County.
Members of the Glenville State College Jazz Band are preparing for their winter concert, which will take place on Friday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m., in the GSC Fine Arts Center Auditorium. The first half of the concert will feature jazz and swing music from artists including Glenn Miller, Count Basie, and Artie Shaw. The second half will feature Christmas tunes performed in a jazz style.