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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 [...]



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 [...]



This is Your Brain…on Spring Break

This is Your Brain…on Spring Break

This is Your Brain…on Spring Break While this pause in the semester for spring recess gives us all a much needed break from the papers and exams of midterm week, for many, this will be a time when their education takes a back seat to personal desires. While we all welcome this distraction from the continuous pressures of scholarly pursuit, most of us do not take advantage of this time to keep up with school work. Many will go to warmer climates for spring break [...]



The Gsc Bluegrass Program

The Gsc Bluegrass Program

  The GSC Bluegrass Program While many students at Glenville State College are native or have been raised in West Virginia, there remains some who have not heard the beautiful music of the mountains, bluegrass. This music is a mixture of Appalachian ballads imported from the home countries in Europe, combined with later influences from African American jazz elements. Founded on August 3, 2007 at GSC, this uniquely original program was the first of its kind offered in the country. This program was built around [...]



GSC Students to Compete in WV Business Competition

GSC Students to Compete in WV Business Competition

As students at GSC, we are all aware that this is a small college situated in a rural town, so when our school stands out in a crowded field of competing colleges and universities, this gives us all the right to feel proud of Glenville State. Recently, out of a record number of 141 business plans submitted from eleven colleges and universities from around the state, two teams of GSC students have been selected as finalists in the West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition [...]



A First Hand Opportunity

A First Hand Opportunity

If you have ever had an interest in government management or a desire to see how the government functions, then Tashua Allman-Duval, mayor of the town of Glenville, is offering an opportunity for current undergraduates to learn about and contribute to city government management. During this time as the mayor’s intern, you may be assigned projects and tasks providing research, administrative, and staff assistance. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about careers in government as well as observe leadership roles and the everyday operation [...]



Martin Luther King Jr: Uniter of America

Martin Luther King Jr: Uniter of America

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” Martin Luther King Jr. With the recent observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I am reminded of the forward progression our nation has made in regards of racial relations and tolerance. In the not too distant past, races were segregated and minorities were treated as second class citizens here in America, the “land of the free”. [...]