Ahh yes! the spirit of Spring break is upon us. Almost every college student in the country is gearing up for the festivities and the elderly, heading north to get away from them. Cancun, Panama city, Daytona Beach, the Bahamas and Los Vegas will be flood with drunk, disorderly, and half naked high school and college students. To get everyone in the mood (and thinking about safety) of spring break here are some facts: Panama City is one that top destinations having 500,000 student visitors [...]
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 [...]
Because Monday, September 1 is Labor Day, a campus holiday, the GLenville campus shuttle will operate on a weekend schedule. The shuttle will run during the following hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4 p.m.-12 a.m.
We seem to hear the word “sustainability” every day, but what does it mean? According to the EPA, sustainability is “based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations.” How is GSC working to create a sustainable campus? Continue reading to [...]
Alumni Day is here! The celebratory events are planned for this Saturday, April 26. The festivities begin with GSC’s spring band concert, under the direction of Professor Lloyd Bone at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in the Fine arts Auditorium. Tickets may be purchased at the door. ALUMNI DAY SCHEDULE 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Social Time for Everyone, Alumni Center 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. College Bookstore open, Mollohan Center 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Robert F. Kidd Library open 12:00 p.m. – [...]
The Glenville State College Theatre group will be performing a very unique play by the name of The Annex, which actually has been written by three of Glenville’s very own and is even supported by the West Virginia Humanities Council through a very generous grant. The Annex is a play that retells the story of Anne Frank and her family during their time hiding in World War II, but through various amounts of research, the writers of The Annex have decided to add the stories [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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.
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 [...]