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GSC Announces Pioneer Showcase

GSC Announces Pioneer Showcase

As you go on your Thanksgiving break and the semester comes to a close with all the hassles of  finals, be thinking about the Pioneer Showcase that is being held on April 21, 2015.  Dr. Sallie Anglin says that the Pioneer Showcase is a yearly exhibition of academic pursuits of students at Glenville State College. It is multi-disciplinary and all departments are represented.  Dr. Anglin says last year there were presentations from language and literature, science, psychology, land resources, speech, mock trial, music, graphic design [...]



GSC Holds Mother Jones Presentation

“Mother Jones: A Presentation on the Life of Mary Harris,” was sponsored by  the Glenville State College Department of Social Science with a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council and played to a full house on Thursday, November 13.  Dr. Mike Gherke started the program off by introducing the presenter and giving a little background on the actor and who she was portraying. Gherke also said that he first seen this production in Morgantown 15-20 years ago. The presenter was Karen Vuranch from Fayetteville. She has [...]



GSC Presents Mother Jones

GSC Presents Mother Jones

On Thursday November 13, Glenville State College Department of Social Science will be presenting “Mother Jones: A Presentation on the Life of Mary Harris.” It will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the MCCC Multipurpose Room, Room 315. Portraying Mother Jones will be Karen Vuranch from Fayetteville, WV. She has played many other famous names in history, including novelist and West Virginia native Pearl S. Buck, chef Julia Child, and children’s author of the famous Little House Series, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Mary Harris was born in [...]



Pioneer on the Street- Election Reaction

The election of 2014, although not a presidential year, had interesting results. The Republicans will have control of both the house and the senate, and most state races were also won by Republicans, including West Virginia.  The Phoenix asked a few students what their reaction to the election was. Cody Moore, a freshman from Glenville, said that the election went the way he wanted it to and about half the races went the way he wanted them to. Tyler Wilson, a senior from Georgia, agreed that he [...]



GSC Biology Students Clean Up Little Kanawha River

GSC Biology Students Clean Up Little Kanawha River

Students from Dr. Ross Conover’s Ecology and Field Biology classes, among others, recently went out onto the Little Kanawha River between the Sand Fork Boat Ramp and the Ike Morris Bridge that goes into FCI-Gilmer and spent nine hours cleaning up trash and other assorted debris from the river. At the time they did this the water was shallow  they were able to easily reach in and get the items in the river.  They have nicknamed themselves the “Little Kanawha Navy.” They also removed trash [...]



Annual Veterans’ Ball Honors Korean War Vets

Annual Veterans’ Ball Honors Korean War Vets

On Saturday, November 8, Glenville State College Veterans’ Association will will host a Veterans’ and Military Ball in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom from 6 p.m.- midnight.  The theme is “Remembering Those Who Served in Korea: The Forgotten War.” Even though this is a Veterans’ Bal,l everyone is welcome to attend and honor the veteran. The schedule is as follows: 6-7 p.m. will be cocktails, 7-8 p.m. will be dinner and then ending the evening from 8 p.m. to midnight will be dancing. The [...]



Pioneer on the Street-Did You Vote?

Pioneer on the Street-Did You Vote?

With Election Day past us The Phoenix interviewed several students on-campus and asked them whether they voted or not and why they voted and why they did not. Bobby Nicholas, who is from Glenville, did vote and he said he did it because this is America. Timmy Williams who is from Spencer did not vote because he is here in Glenville and is currently away from his current polling location and did not have his absentee ballot in. Makayla Myers, who is a sophomore from [...]



Ghostly and Ghoulish Goings-on at Glenville

Ghostly and Ghoulish Goings-on at Glenville

With Halloween coming up, The Phoenix has compiled a list of activities going on around the GSC campus and in the community during that week. Thursday October 30: There is a Haunted Trail going on around the GSC campus. This is from 9:30-11 pm on the GSC Nature Trail. The admission cost is two non-perishable food items. Please contact Jodi Ocheltree at 304-462-6416 for more information. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild is having a Halloween Treat Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the [...]



Glenville State Holds Create WV Conference

Glenville State Holds Create WV Conference

On October 26-28, Glenville State College and the City of Glenville hosted the Annual Create WV conference. The conference is hosted at a different place in West Virginia every year and this is the first time it was held on a college campus. Last year Richwood hosted the conference and it was a major economic boom for the town that had been needed a boost. The hopes were for this to happen to Glenville after this conference as well, especially the downtown area.  The three days [...]



GSC Now Accepting Trillum 2015 Entries

GSC Now Accepting Trillum 2015  Entries

  The Trillum, GSC’s literary arts journal is now accepting submissions for the 2015 issue. All GSC students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are invited to submit visual art, poetry, fiction, song lyrics, and other creative expressions. All submissions should be sent as an attachment (.doc, .rtf, or .pdf) to Trillum@glenville.edu. Visuals should be attached in .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif format. Please include a brief biographical statement and an e-mail address with your submission. The deadline is January 23, 2015. For more information contact [...]