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Its A Greek Life

If you have ever been interested in joining a fraternity or sorority during college, then this is the week for you to find out more information.  During the week, the local representatives of the Greek life on campus will be accepting applications for membership into these organizations.  There are academic groups as well, found in all fields of study at GSC from the English departments’ Alpha Psi Omega, the education department’s Kappa Delta Pi to the science and math organization, Sigma Pi Xi. Some sororities [...]



Song Lyric Contest

Did you ever have the desire to write music or perhaps you are an aspiring poet?  Then this is the opportunity for you to express yourself or your work to the population here at GSC.  A melody has been written by two GSC students, Robbi Mann and Josh Pitcock, and they are seeking a person or persons to write the lyrics for it.  The chosen artist will work with an arranger to incorporate the lyrics into the written piece, and will receive full recognition for [...]



Trillium Deadline Extended

Trillium Deadline Extended

Calling all writers, prose and poetry, calling artists of all medium, the Trillium, a yearly publication of the Glenville State College English department has extended it’s deadline until February 28, 2015.  A student publication, the Trillium invites all GSC students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members to submit their visual art, poetry, fiction, song lyrics, and other creative expression.  Please send submissions as an attachment (.doc, .rtf., or .pdf) to Trillium@Glenville.edu. Visuals should be attached in .jpg, .png, .bmp, or .gif format. Please include a [...]



GSC Victorious versus Concord

GSC Victorious versus Concord

Glenville State’s basketball teams were victorious in their recent on the road competition versus the Mountain Lions of Concord University with the men’s team winning 89 – 82, and the women’s team triumphant with a blowout score of 92 – 67. In the first half the game was a nervous affair with the teams exchanging the lead between them, ending in a halftime score of 40 all. After another tight half, the Pioneers were up with an 11 point lead with the score held at [...]



West Virginia Recycles Day

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GSC Volunteers at Work Again

GSC Volunteers at Work Again

Glenville State College Earth Day “Adoption” of Yeager Airport Continues: On Friday May 19th at 11:00 a.m. 25 Glenville State College (GSC) students  continued the beautification project that was started  in 2008.  This project was initiated with the planting of the first of what soon will be thousands of trees on the mountainside that was moved to extend the runway by 1,000 ft. This year 25 students representing two groups, the Student Government Association, led by President Travis Nesbitt, and a dozen members of the Science [...]



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 [...]