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Is grad school in your future?

Is grad school in your future?

If you are exploring graduate or business school as your next step after graduation, you may have seen a reference to the Graduate Record Exam or GRE. But do you know what it is, why it is necessary, or how to begin the testing process? Although we have tried to cover all the bases with the information included below, we have also included links at the end of the article to assist you with further research. The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is a four-hour computerized [...]



Grading Your Professors

Grading Your Professors

With registration for the summer and fall semesters quickly approaching, you may be wondering how to choose the best professors and classes. First of all, that depends on your personal learning style, your individual course load, and even what you hope to get out of your classes. For instance, are you looking for a professor who engages the entire class or one who prefers to lecture? Or, do you need a less writing intensive course because you already have a math and a lab science [...]



Spring Break

Spring Break

Spring break is almost here and many students are excited about their plans for the week. Some are heading home to visit family, some to the beach, some to the mountains, and some on the classic road-trip. However, if you have been so busy with the daily grind that you have forgotten to make plans, do not despair. We have put together a list of ideas, affordable ideas, that you still have time to take advantage of. And please, do not spend the entire time [...]



It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

Have you ever felt misunderstood? Like you wish other people could see who you are beneath your skin? Facebook is giving its US and UK users an opportunity to help others in their social network do just that. Facebook has changed its gender options from the male/female binary by adding a customizable other category to its list of gender choices. What is gender and how does it differ from sex? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Sex refers to the biological and physiological characteristics that define [...]



Pioneers on Gender Choice

Pioneers on Gender Choice

Pioneers offer their opinions on the new gender options available on Facebook. “I think it’s good to help people express who they are.” – Stefanie Gladders “A great step in equality.” – Rose Johnson “Gives you more options and freedom to express yourself.” – Traci Kelley “I feel it is wonderful that a name as globally recognizable as Facebook is being as forward thinking and gender inclusive as they are.” – Patrick Montgomery “I do believe it is a great idea, but that moronic people [...]



GSC in the Community

About 85 people attended the Farm Opportunities Day Conference held at Glenville State College on January 24 and 25 of this year. GAP training, Good Agricultural Practice or good handling practices, was one of the most successful portions of the program. Forty participants completed the training conducted by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, making it the largest single training of individuals in the state to date. There were eight hours of classroom training during the conference to be followed by farm audits and inspections for [...]



GSC Combats #1 Killer of Women

GSC Combats #1 Killer of Women

A free “Wear Red Day” luncheon is being held for students, employees, and local residents on Tuesday, February 25 at 12 p.m. in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom. The event is one of many being held in our state and around the nation to increase awareness about heart disease, which is the number one killer of women in America. Ronda Williams, GSC’s Campus Health Nurse and event organizer is passionate about the project because “West Virginia is #1 in the country for heart disease.” [...]



Athletes are Students First

Click to view a message from our Athletic Director For Janet Bailey, associate professor and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, student is the first word in student athlete for a reason. “They are not called ‘athlete students;’ you have to be a student before you can be an athlete” says Bailey. Bailey teaches PED 326 Physical Education in the Elementary School; EDUC 351 Teaching Health and Physical Education in Middle and Secondary School; and supervises work internships and student teachers. Then, she leads the athletic department [...]



Lady Pioneers Are Family

Lady Pioneers Are Family

Click here to listen to Coach Marshall talk about our team Coach Charles Marshall is so excited about the women’s basketball team at GSC and the prospect of continuing the winning tradition that he has moved his entire family to Glenville to be a part of the lives of our players. He is the new head coach and his wife, a trained nurse, is at home with their three girls, Jordyn 13, Jayli 9, and Jiya 7, easing them through this big transition. However, Sharonda [...]



GSC Shoots

GSC Shoots

Click here to listen to the club President There’s a new club in town –the Pioneer Shooting Club. This school sanctioned organization will offer the opportunity to learn gun safety, different styles of shooting, and competitive training. Faculty Advisors, Dr. Carmine Grieco and Mr. Louis Roy along with club President, Jonathan Massey are hard at work recruiting new members and designing a fun, effective, and most of all, safe club environment. Club members will meet other students with common interests, enjoy the camaraderie of a [...]