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Fall Registration Begins Monday

Fall Registration Begins Monday

All Glenville State College students are reminded that Fall course registration is going on all of next week. Students should register as early as possible because many classes have been known to fill up in a matter of minutes. Don’t be left hanging when the Fall Semester rolls around and you discover that without key courses, you will be in college far longer than you had originally planned. Registrations for classes will last from April 7-11 all day so do not delay with getting your classes reserved for [...]



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, [...]



Literature Reading Cancelled

The literature reading by Scott McClanahan and William Boyle scheduled for Thursday, November 7 has been canceled due to illness. It will be rescheduled, but the new date is unknown as of right now. Scott McClanahan is the author of Hill William, Stories V!, and the Collected Works of Scott McClanahan. William Boyle has had his writings published in The Rumpus, L.A. Review of Books, Salon, Hobart, and many other magazines. William Boyle’s also has a novel, Gravesend, coming out soon.



Pioneers win easily over Caviliers

Pioneers win easily over Caviliers

The Pioneers of Glenville State College welcomed Mountain East Conference foe UVA-Wise to Morris Stadium this past Saturday for the first meeting between the two teams. Despite the unpleasant weather, the day turned out to be a very good one for the Pioneers as they were able to beat the Cavilers by a final score of 49-7. The Pioneers scored early and often over the course of the game. However, their first score came in an unlikely fashion. As the Cavaliers lined up to take [...]



College Accreditation

College Accreditation

College Accreditation If you are attending college, then having your school be accredited means that you can be sure of the quality of its programs. This means they have been evaluated against a high level of standards and have been approved. Meaning the school is accepted as a reputable educational institution. This is an ongoing process that schools must renew overtime. GSC will soon be going through this renewal process. According to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, accrediting organizations in the United States, which [...]



Murder at a Sleepover

Murder at a Sleepover

A murder has been committed at Glenville State College and the members of Alpha Psi Omega will be staging that very crime.  The group will perform “The Pajama Party Murders” at GSC and everyone is welcome to attend the performance.  The play is one of the old classic whodunit mysteries where a rich family member tragically dies, and leaves their fortune to the lucky person, or persons who will inherit it.   But the plot thickens… someone in the family is too greedy to lose such a [...]



Men’s Basketball Team Falls to the University of Charleston

Men’s Basketball Team Falls to the University of Charleston

The University of Charleston Golden Eagles came out on top in a two point victory against the Glenville State College Men’s Basketball Team. It was a bucket to bucket affair in the early minutes of the first half, but with 11:00 minutes to play before halftime, the Golden Eagles went on a very strong run to pull their lead ahead by 19, 33-14. With about 6:00 minutes left in the first half, the Pioneers took charge and went on a run themselves that cut the [...]



Lady Pioneers Move Up In National Rankings

Lady Pioneers Move Up In National Rankings

The Lady Pioneers picked up yet another win on Monday when they traveled to take on the Lady Cats of the University of Pitt-Johnstown. In the first half, Ashleigh Fossett hit the first bucket of the game, putting the Lady Pioneers ahead, 3-0. It wasn’t long before UPJ went on a 7-0 run leaving the Pioneers behind, 12-5. The Pioneers continued to struggle regaining the lead as UPJ extended it by 12. The Pioneers had enough of trailing and made a late run in the [...]



Fall Preview at GSC

On Saturday November 10, Glenville State College will be visited by future students for a preview of what to expect when they arrive as freshmen. These students will be given a tour of the college and will learn about selecting majors and minors and as well as everyday student life. The preview will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Heflin Administration Building in the President’s Auditorium for the administrators, student life, and other faculty member to welcome these new students. The program then moves to the Mollohan [...]



Q+A with Coach Perry

Q+A with Coach Perry

Head Track Coach Cam Perry discusses with The Phoenix what the team’s goals are for the upcoming season and how they plan to achieve them. Other topics that arose were the sprinter’s fascination for the pool, how much runners like running in the hallways, and the team’s passion for Rodball, a sport similar to Ultimate Frisbee created by former Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez. P What’s your favorite track event? CP Probably would be the hammer throw. P How would you say the indoor season [...]