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Pioneer Mascot 2014-15: The Search is On

Are you infected with pride for GSC and wish to show off the honor and prestige of the college? The Office of Student Life is looking for the next Pioneer Mascot. The Pioneer is the icon of the student body and is selected by a committee of GSC staff and student members. The 2014-15 Pioneer should exhibit a contagious spirit, character, enthusiasm, and must aspire to serve the community and academic standards of Glenville State College. Responsibilities of the Pioneer include: attending athletic events and [...]



2014-2015 Student Government Association – Candidate Profiles & Platforms

The Glenville State College Student Government Association has released the platforms of the candidates running for office positions for the 2014-2015 term. Candidate platforms are in the running for the offices of president, vice president, secretary, and parliamentarian. Candidate Platforms are as follows: -President- Conner Ferguson: My name is Conner Ferguson; I am a sophomore here at Glenville State College.  I am running to become the President of the Student Government Association.  I joined SGA as soon as I came to college and I am [...]



FAFSA Completion Workshop

FAFSA Completion Workshop

Scholarships and grants play a huge part in being able to pay for college tuition and it is imperative that students keep up with deadlines for scholarship eligibility. This Thursday, February 27, 2014 there will be a FAFSA completion workshop hosted by the GSC Financial Aid Office in the Robert F. Kidd Library from 4p.m. to 6p.m. Students and their families can receive free and confidential help in completing the FAFSA by attending. In order to be considered for a variety of financial aid programs, [...]



Lemonade Day: Career Fair Update

Among many of the tables included at the Career Fair held on Wednesday, February 26, Mollohan Campus Community Center, there was one bright yellow table that stood out and attracted the attention of several student participants. Glenville State College has partnered with Vision Shared to bring about the Lemonade Day event to elementary aged students in Gilmer County. Lemonade Day is a FREE community wide educational program designed to teach youth how to start, own, and operate their own business through a lemonade stand. The [...]



Career Fair Brings Employers to Campus

Career Fair Brings Employers to Campus

Career Service’s next major event is the annual Career Fair—to be held on Wednesday, February 26, from 9a.m. to 2p.m. in the MCCC Ballroom. “I am excited about this opportunity for students to socialize and network with multiple employers and graduate schools,” stated DiStefano. For this event students interested in participating are reminded to check their email for the listing of employers and graduate schools, to dress professionally, and to bring along several copies of their résumé. The following is a list of employers who [...]



Career Fair Lemonade Stand: Encouraging Young Entrepreneurs

Career Fair Lemonade Stand: Encouraging Young Entrepreneurs

Interested in helping inspire our youth to become entrepreneurs by operating a Lemonade Stand?  Stop by the Lemonade Day table at the Career Fair on Wednesday, February 26 in the MCCC Ballroom. Lemonade Day is a free, fun experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business: a lemonade stand. Student Megan Burkhammer is interning with Vision Shared to promote Lemonade Day in Gilmer County. This project is an innovative and fun way for young people to grow their professional skill sets [...]



GSC Student Government Elections: Positions Open

The Glenville State College Student Government Association is looking to elect new officers and representatives. SGA is looking for students who are responsible and committed to serve the GSC student body. The following positions for students to run for election: •         President •         Vice President •         Secretary •         Treasurer •         Parliamentarian •         Public Relations •         Senior Class Representative •         Junior Class Representative •         Sophomore Class Representative •         (6) Senator-At-Large Representatives •         (2) Commuter Representatives •         (2) Housing Representatives – 1 Female & 1 Male If you’re interested in getting involved on campus, making your voice and the [...]



Four Week Grades: Now Available

Four Week Grades: Now Available

The first four weeks of the 2014 spring semester are in the books–grades have been posted under EdNet and can be viewed under the section labeled “mid-term grades.” Why are four-week grades significant? Posting grades early is for the benefit of the student. This is where Glenville State College shines–understanding four-week grades isn’t nit-picky rather: awareness of progress (or lack thereof) in a course becomes a diagnostic tool for both the student and the professor. If there isn’t a grade posted for a course or [...]



RFK Library – Celebrating Valentine’s Day Early

RFK Library – Celebrating Valentine’s Day Early

The Glenville State College, Robert F. Kidd Library has announced that they will be celebrating Valentine’s Day early on Thursday, February 13. All are invited to stop by the library to get ready for Valentine’s Day! Have a sweetheart? Come for crafts and make a valentine. Looking for a good read that you’ll LOVE? Come in and check out a great read (in both hard copy and digital formats!). Refreshments, crafts, and books – ALL DAY!



College Goal Sunday!

College is expensive, but worth the investment! One way to pay for tuition is to apply for financial aid. In order to seek financial aid assistance students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by March 1, 2014 for best consideration of funds. This Sunday, February 9, the Glenville State College Financial Aid Office will be hosting the College Goal Sunday workshop from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Robert F. Kidd Library, to assist in the application process, confidentially. College [...]