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GSC Announces New Interim Provost

GSC Announces New Interim Provost

At the end of the academic year, Dr. John Peek, GSC’s senior vice president and Provost Dr. John Peek is retiring. This, of course, leaves the issue of searching for a new one. Glenville State announced recently that Dr. Milan Vavrek, chair of the Land Resources Department, will become interim provost until a new one is found. The Phoenix recently asked him a few questions on what he plans to do as provost and why he took the new position. Q: Phoenix- Why did you choose [...]



GSC Baseball and Softball Report

GSC Baseball and Softball Report

With the recent rains the Glenville State College Pioneer Baseball and Softball teams have not been able to play much because of muddy field conditions at Sue Morris Sports Complex. The baseball team has been able to play more than the softball team. The Glenville State Softball team split a double header with non-conference opponent Davis & Elkins College Senators on the  afternoon of April 6. In the first game Davis & Elkins would strike first in the top of the first inning as they took a [...]



Dr. Barr Discusses Campus Improvements and Happenings

As part of a cooperative effort between Glenville State College journalism students and the Weston Democrat, Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr recently visited the Literary Fiction and Features class, where students conducted a group interview. President Barr talked about some of the recent achievements and challenges of the college and some of the plans for the future. He pointed to the opening of the Waco Center as a major event in the past year. The college is planning more events there in the near [...]



GSC Registartion Week

GSC Registartion Week

This week is registration week at GSC. If you have not already done so, please meet with your advisor to help you plan schedules for next fall and summer. Also please remember that the later you wait to register the classes that you want may not be available. If you do not know who your advisor is you can look it up in your EdNet account.  The schedule for registration is as follows: Seniors (90+ hours) 5:00 a.m., Monday, April 6 – midnight, Sunday, April [...]



GSC To Offer New Sport

GSC To Offer New Sport

The Glenville State College Athletic Department Director announced that Glenville State Athletics is getting a new sport. This new sport is going to be Quidditch. Yes, readers, you read that right, Quidditch is coming to GSC. Harry Potter fans will be overjoyed by this news. The game will be played just as in the Harry Potter series with flying brooms and cloaks. Each team will have a seeker and everyone will have to catch the Golden Snitch. The games will be held on the GSC football field with [...]



GSC Shuttle To Serve Snacks and Drinks On Route

GSC Shuttle To Serve Snacks and Drinks On Route

Guess what GSC is going to start doing. GSC Student Life just announced this week that the campus shuttle is going to be serving free snacks and drinks as you ride it. Yes, you read that right, free snacks and drinks on the shuttle as you ride it. The hours for this will be whenever the shuttle is running and will be serving the appropriate foods at the appropriate times, such as sausage, eggs and biscuits among other breakfast food from 7-10:30 a.m. Then they [...]



GSC Hosts a Career Fair

GSC Hosts a Career Fair

On March 24, Glenville State College hosted a career fair. It was held in the MCCC Ballroom and it had a very good turnout. There were about 60 exhibitors ranging from graduate schools to county school systems for the education major to maybe find a job with. There was also a wide array of exhibitors for the criminal justice majors from the DNR to even the Central Regional Jail and a few federal prisons in the state   to look at and find a job and [...]



GSC Will Host Toughman Contest

GSC Will Host Toughman Contest

On April 17 and 18, Glenville State College and Jerry Thomas’ Sports Promotions will host the Toughman Contest. This is an event that goes around the state in different locations and this year is being held for the first time in Central WV, at Glenville State College’s brand new Waco Center at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. There are several fighters singed up and they are looking for more fighters and ring girls as well. It is a single elimination boxing tournament that is open to [...]



GSC Will Hold Career Fair

GSC Will Hold Career Fair

On March 24 Glenville State College will hold a career fair. This will take place in the MCCC ballroom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual event draws exhibitors from many places employers and graduate schools in West Virginia and the surrounding states. This is a perfect opportunity for all students whether they are close to graduating or not to get a chance to connect with potential employers in their field of study or connect with a graduate school as well. Currently as of [...]



Get Your Percussion on at the Percussion Ensemble

The GSC Fine Arts Department is selling tickets for the Percussion Ensemble. The tickets started being sold on Monday, March 2 and will continue to be sold until the day of the show, which is March 26 and 27. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. each evening in the GSC Fine Arts Auditorium. The cost for GSC students for the March 26 performance will be free but you still need to reserve a ticket and the March 27 performance will be $12. Tickets [...]