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Sustainability at GSC

Sustainability at GSC

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

Alumni Day

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. – [...]



Anne Frank Visits GSC

Anne Frank Visits GSC

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 [...]



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 [...]