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Bring out your inner bat at Bowden Cave

Want to do something fun and exciting this weekend? Well the GSC High Adventure Program has just the thing for you. On this Sunday, March 1, the High Adventure Program will be taking a trip to the Bowden Cave near Elkins to go and explore the caves underground. Dave Bernier, head of the High Adventure Program says that he will provide all the gear you need and that you need to bring nothing but of course dress for the weather. He says that the cave [...]



Alpha Theta Xi Will Hold Pie In the Face Fundraiser

Alpha Theta Xi is having jars set up in the musket everyday this week from 10am-2pm for donations. If volunteers raise 5 dollars that equals 1 pie, 10 dollars equals 2 pies, and so on. Students can also buy raffle tickets for a dollar to be placed in our drawing for who pies the winners. The action will take place at the snowball tailgate on Saturday 2/28/15 from 11am-1:45pm out by the Waco Center. If you have any questions let me know.



GSC Graduate Returning to Give Guest Lecture

GSC Graduate Returning to Give Guest Lecture

Ken Kuhl, Vice President of Event Development at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and a 1982 Glenville State College graduate, is returning to his alma mater on Tuesday, February 24 to deliver a presentation about his background, education, and work experience. The 50-minute presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m. in GSC’s Fine Arts Center Auditorium. Kuhl, who oversees all event operations for major tenants of the center (the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team and the Dallas Stars professional ice hockey team) also handles [...]



GSC Will Hold Acrobatics and Tumbling Open House

GSC Will Hold Acrobatics and Tumbling Open House

On Saturday, February 14, the newly created Glenville State Acrobatics and Tumbling program will hold an open house to recruit new students. Anyone interested in this new sport is encouraged to attend and get Q&A sessions with financial aid and admissions. A campus tour will also be given as well. There will also be an informational session with head coach Amber King and a complementary dinner. Attendees will also receive free admission to the GSC Men’s Basketball game against Notre Dame College which starts at 4 p.m. [...]



Wear Red Heart Luncheon Slated for Tuesday

Wear Red Heart Luncheon Slated for Tuesday

On Tuesday, February 17 at 12 noon, Glenville State will be holding a free Wear Red Day Luncheon in the Mollahan Campus Community Center Ballroom. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association. This event is one of many that are being held throughout the state and the nation to help raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, which amazingly kills one in three women in America. According the American Heart Association, events like this one that are held help raise awareness of heart disease [...]



Financial Aid Help Available

Financial Aid Help Available

Glenville State College Financial Aid employees are again hosting College Goal Sunday, on Sunday, February 15 from 1-4 p.m. in the Robert F. Kidd Library. The event allows students and families to receive free, confidential support in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GSC’s event will be one of 24 similar workshops held across the Mountain State. Anyone interested in college enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year should consider attending College Goal Sunday. Graduating high school seniors, adults looking to start or return to college, and [...]



Chi Beta Phi Announces Valentine’s Day Rose Sale

Chi Beta Phi Announces Valentine’s Day Rose Sale

  Glenville State’s chapter of  Chi Beta Phi, a national math and science honorary society, will be holding a Valentine’s Day flower sale. These prices are as follows: $3.00- one rose $18.00- half dozen roses, including tissue paper and ribbon $30.00- one dozen roses, including tissue paper and ribbon Orders are being taken from now until Wednesday, February 4 or until the supply of roses runs out. The roses can be picked up in the Science Hall main office from the secretary on Thursday, February 12 from 12 noon-4 [...]



GSC Fitness Center Announces Spring 2015 Classes

GSC Fitness Center Announces Spring 2015 Classes

  With the New Year comes many New Year’s resolutions. Many of these are to get in shape, do more exercise and just generally get healthy. Although by this time many New Year’s resolutions have been broken, The Phoenix has complied this list of free activities offered at the fitness center right on GSC’s campus in the basement of the Mollhan Campus Community Center. All of these activities are free to students in their tuition bill. Below are also descriptions of what goes on in [...]



Pioneer on the Street- Deflate Gate

Pioneer on the Street- Deflate Gate

    With the Super Bowl this upcoming Sunday night, there had to be games to get to the teams that are playing in the Super Bowl. These are the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. There was one game between the Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts that took place on Jan. 18th. After the game there was evidence and speculation that the Patriot’s balls were underinflated thus making the balls easier to grip and winning the game. The Patriot’s coach, Bill Belichick gave [...]



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 [...]