Category Archives: Alumni
The GSC Behavioral Science Club hosted a mental health first aid certification course for its students and alumni on Saturday, November 8th. During the eight-hour course, participants learned a five-step action plan to help loved ones, colleagues, neighbors, and others cope with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, and substance use.
Assistant Professor of Education Shelly Ratliff has wrapped up six years’ of effort on her doctoral degree and successfully defended her dissertation at Marshall University. Ratliff, who began her teaching career in Calhoun County, has been an instructor at GSC for nearly six years. Her dissertation is titled ‘A Study of Kindergarten Teachers’ Ability to Teach the Kindergarten Informational Text Standards in Fifteen West Virginia School Districts.’
Students, faculty, and staff in the Timber Harvesting Techniques class at Glenville State College recently performed community service by removing declining white ash trees at Burnsville Lake’s Bulltown Campground.
Thanks in part to a West Virginia Humanities Council grant, staffers in the Glenville State College Archives have been working to digitize several old 8- and 16-mm films. Many of the films are available for viewing on the GSC website.
Create West Virginia, the statewide grass-roots initiative stimulating Innovation Economy growth in West Virginia, and The Building Conference, West Virginia’s placemaking conference, will hold their first-ever joint conference in partnership with Glenville State College in Glenville, WV, October 26-28, 2014.
In accordance with tradition, the 2014 Glenville State College Homecoming Court was announced at the annual Coronation Ceremony on Monday, October 6th, and then presided over all of the following week’s events; including the homecoming dance, picnic, pep rally, parade, and Saturday football game.
Glenville State College will conduct its first full winter commencement ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2014 in GSC’s Fine Arts Center Auditorium.
The Glenville State College Foundation has recently enhanced the procedures for on-line Giving.
Glenville State College is gearing up to celebrate Homecoming Week beginning Monday, October 6th. Honored guests will include GSC’s former Pioneers, who will also serve collectively as Parade Marshal for the Saturday morning parade. Additionally, the Class of 1994 and Lambda Chi Alpha, Theta Xi, and Tau Kappa Epsilon members will be holding reunions.
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.