All entries by this author

College Accreditation

College Accreditation

College Accreditation If you are attending college, then having your school be accredited means that you can be sure of the quality of its programs. This means they have been evaluated against a high level of standards and have been approved. Meaning the school is accepted as a reputable educational institution. This is an ongoing process that schools must renew overtime. GSC will soon be going through this renewal process. According to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, accrediting organizations in the United States, which [...]



Cancer’s a “Drag”

Cancer’s a “Drag”

Cancer’s A Drag Many of us will experience the effects of cancer in some way during our lifetime. Whether as a victim of this dreaded disease, or through the affliction of a loved one, most will have to deal with this in some form or another. GSC continues in its tradition of raising money in support of the American Cancer Society. On Tuesday, April 23, the college will be hosting its annual fundraiser “Cancer’s a Drag”. This event, where gender is switched in the style [...]



A.R.T. Club to Unveil Bench Project

A.R.T. Club to Unveil Bench Project

  A.R.T. Club to Unveil Bench Project Glenville State College has always had a tradition of community involvement with projects that benefit the town as well as the school. Recently Alpha Rho Tau, the art club at GSC, has started a project in conjunction with the local schools to spruce up the appearance of downtown Glenville. They have taken the plain wooden benches from off the streets, sanded them down and delivered them to the area schools to paint as they desire. “Alpha Rho Tau’s [...]



GSC ROTC Hard at work in Glenville Elementary

GSC ROTC Hard at work in Glenville Elementary

Cadets in Glenville State College’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program have been spending time this semester at Glenville Elementary School for a community service project. Each week one or two cadets and their instructors visit Glenville Elementary School to act as mentors for some of the students. They help students with school work that they are struggling with in their classes. “My first visit to the school was great. It was such a wonderful feeling to see how excited the students got when [...]



GSC’s Bill Church Publishes 2nd Book

GSC’s Bill Church Publishes 2nd Book

A book signing is being planned for Glenville State College employee Bill Church and his new publication. His new book is titled Medicinal Plants, Trees, and Shrubs of Appalachia and was published late last year. The event will be held in the GSC Bookstore on Wednesday, April 3 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. “We are looking forward to this event being successful. There seems to be a lot of interest in these types of books,” said GSC Bookstore Manager Diana Milam. Church began studying [...]



GSC Student Awarded Internship

GSC Student Awarded Internship

Hillary Tinney, a senior Environmental Science major at Glenville State College, has been accepted into the City of Glenville’s Mayor’s Internship Program (MIP). The MIP is an opportunity for current college undergraduates to learn about and contribute to the city government that manages operations for the county seat of Gilmer County.  “During the internship, I will assign substantive projects and tasks providing research, administrative, and staff assistance to various areas across the City of Glenville municipal government,” said Glenville Mayor Tashua Allman-Duval. Interns are also [...]



GSC to Host Pioneer Preview

Glenville, WV – The Glenville State College campus doors will be open during the weeks of April 15th-19th and April 22nd-26th to give prospective students a look at just what it means to be a Pioneer. The annual GSC Spring Preview open house event will help educate both prospective students and their parents on the various degree programs, athletic events, and student life activities that are available. “The Spring Pioneer Preview has enjoyed phenomenal success in the past several years as an event that future [...]



Business Communication

Business Communication

Business Communication (BUSN 193) would present several student centered presentations over the next month. These presentations focus on preparing our graduating seniors on finding that perfect job. It is a series of presentations taking the student through where to find jobs openings, how to prepare for the interview, interviewing skills and common types of interviews, developing a strong resume and cover letter and fashions that reflect the right image. Job Openings In this presentation, the students focus on where to find job openings. The discuss [...]



Springtime in West Virginia

Springtime in West Virginia

Springtime in West Virginia Even though spring has officially arrived, it seems as though it is taking its sweet time bringing in the warmer temperatures. Lately, if it is not raining, the sun has been shining albeit with some very bone chilling winds, but rest assured, the warm days will soon arrive. With this return of spring weather, I would like to encourage us all to escape from the florescent lit class and dormitory rooms, and see the kind of outdoor adventures available in the [...]



GSC: Operation Sole Support

GSC: Operation Sole Support

GSC’s Operation Sole Support While many know that Glenville State College offers a quality education for local students, as well as being a source of employment for many families, it is often understated how much the college contributes to the daily lives of other people in the community as well. From college sponsored projects that are cleaning up litter along roadsides and parks, removing trash and tires in nearby streams, or that have repaired and painted local houses, the college has continuously contributed to the [...]