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GSC Students Present at National Writng Conference

GSC Students Present at National Writng Conference

Glenville State College students and professors recently presented their work at the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) and the National Council of Peer Tutors of Writing (NCPTW) during a joint three-day conference held at Walt Disney World’s Coronado Springs Resort in Florida. Assistant Professors of English Dr. Marjorie Stewart and Dr. Melody Wise along with students Larissa DeLuca and Annetta Snyder, both of whom are English education majors, presented a 75-minute session titled ‘The Grass Roots Writers’ Center: How Does Our Garden Grow?’.  Their presentation [...]



Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity has been going on for several semesters here at Glenville State College. As we are in a rural area many students have not had a lot of exposure to other cultures and these events hope to solve that problem.  Glenville State is going to do at least two cultural events each month to help educate the students on the different cultures and diversities of the world.  One of the activities is taking place today. (Jan. 22) This is a Martin Luther King Jr. [...]



GSC Important Dates

GSC Important Dates

Here is a list of upcoming important dates on the GSC campus. Friday Jan. 23-Last Day to Drop a Class without A W. This includes the first session of 7 ½ week courses as well Friday Jan. 23- This is the day that refunds are scheduled to be released as checks or direct deposited into student accounts. Professors need to verify your attendance and have it submitted before funds will be released to student accounts or be given as checks. Please contact the financial aid [...]



GSC Will Hold First December Commencement

GSC Will Hold First December Commencement

Glenville State College will conduct its first full winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 13 in GSC’s Fine Arts Center Auditorium.  In the past, students who completed their degree requirements at the end of the fall term were honored at a recognition ceremony in December and were then encouraged to return to GSC the following May to participate in the formal commencement. The December ceremony makes participation much easier for students who, in many cases would have difficulty attending a spring event [...]



Finals Schedule

Final Examinations will begin on Monday, December 8 and will continue through Thursday, December11 as outlined below.   Students in courses having multiple sections must take the examination at the time scheduled for the section in which they are enrolled.   The final examination for an arranged class, including web-based courses, may be given during the week prior to the final examination period.   In case of a conflict in the schedule, the instructor concerned should see the Department Chairperson and the Provost about special [...]



Take a Study Break at These Campus Activities

Next week is finals week here at Glenville State College. During that time students will be taking their final exams and hoping to make a good grade on all of them. Since students may want some stress relief and a break from studying during that time, The Phoenix has compiled a list of activities going on during that week to help the students take a break from their finals. Friday December 5 From 8-10 p.m. there will be a finals movie in the MCCC Multipurpose [...]



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 [...]