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I see England, I see Italy

I see England, I see Italy

  The Study Abroad Program at Glenville State College is geared toward letting students not only  travel the world but to be informed of , understand , and appreciate other cultures. The program has taken previous trips to Canada and Italy. The program will soon be traveling to Costa Rica and China in the summer. Students and faculty who have went to previous destinations have not just seen beautiful scenery but have  interacted with other educational intuitions as well as other groups. If a student wishes [...]



Runway on the hill

Runway on the hill

Do you have an inner Naomi Campbell or Kate Upton that is dying to come out?  Is the way you dress an expression of your creativity? Or do you simply want to show off how fierce you are?  The Glenville Diversity Fashion Show is the place to strut your stuff. From Goth to Bohemian Chic all styles are appreciated and welcome. The fashion show is to be announced but the last casting call for the show is Thursday 22 6:30pm – 9:00 pm third floor [...]



Annual Veterans’ Ball Honors Korean War Vets

Annual Veterans’ Ball Honors Korean War Vets

On Saturday, November 8, Glenville State College Veterans’ Association will will host a Veterans’ and Military Ball in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom from 6 p.m.- midnight.  The theme is “Remembering Those Who Served in Korea: The Forgotten War.” Even though this is a Veterans’ Bal,l everyone is welcome to attend and honor the veteran. The schedule is as follows: 6-7 p.m. will be cocktails, 7-8 p.m. will be dinner and then ending the evening from 8 p.m. to midnight will be dancing. The [...]



Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time (DST) is “a change in the standard time with the purpose of making better use of daylight and conserving energy.” Daylight Saving Time has been used in the United States and in many European countries since World War I. During that time, in an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power, Germany and Austria began preserving daylight at 11:00 p.m. on April 30, 1916, by moving the hands of the clock one hour forward until the following October. Other countries [...]



Glenville State Holds Create WV Conference

Glenville State Holds Create WV Conference

On October 26-28, Glenville State College and the City of Glenville hosted the Annual Create WV conference. The conference is hosted at a different place in West Virginia every year and this is the first time it was held on a college campus. Last year Richwood hosted the conference and it was a major economic boom for the town that had been needed a boost. The hopes were for this to happen to Glenville after this conference as well, especially the downtown area.  The three days [...]



GSC Glows With Homecoming Spirit

GSC Glows With Homecoming Spirit

 For Glenville State College, the week of October 6-11 was homecoming week and all of campus was glowing, literally. Many students around this campus say that there is nothing ever fun or exciting to do on campus, but together SGA and Student Activities worked to make sure that changed. On Wednesday, October 8 the GSC Fitness Center held the “Glow Stick Homecoming 5K Run/Walk” and the Student Activities members held the Black Light Roller Skating. Students and faculty of all ages participated and lit up the streets [...]



Glenville State Holds Homecoming Coronation

Glenville State Holds Homecoming Coronation

On Monday October 6 ,Glenville State had its annual homecoming coronation in the President’s Auditorium. The young attendants were Christian Walters, the son of GSC Assistant Professor of Business Angela Cline;  Hailey Adkins and Audrey Adkins, daughters of Hidden Promise Coordinator Stacy Adkins; and finally Jackson King, son of Associate Vice President of Enrollment Greg King. The freshman princess is Rachel Clutter, who is unable to participate in the ceremony, but still representing freshman royalty is prince Trey Abbott. The sophomore prince is Tyler Cooper with sophomore [...]



Improvisation in the Art Gallery

Ernie Bastin, a photographer, is presenting his collection, Improvisations, in the art gallery from September 22 – October 24. In Ernie’s auto-biography, he says that at age fourteen he became immersed in the study and performance of jazz. One of the pillars of jazz is improvisation, which inspired him for this collection in the gallery. Bastin says, “Improvisation to enhance a piece of music through added expression gives the composition an additional dimension that is provided by the improviser.  With photography, the photographer as improviser [...]



Intramural Sports Programs Come to GSC

Intramural Sports Programs Come to GSC

Are you one of those students on campus who doesn’t want to join an actual sports team but just wants to burn a few calories doing a sporting activity? Glenville State has just that solution. Jodi Ocheltree, Director of Student Activities, has announced a new intramural sports program for GSC. Watch for these up coming events on campus: Volleyball – There will be a tournament with sign-ups beginning on September 23. Games will be played September 29 through October 2. The final game will be [...]



Glenville Volleyball Beats Salem International

Glenville Volleyball Beats Salem International

The Glenville State Volleyball team defeated Salem International, Thursday, September 11 at their first home game in the Waco Center. The team started playing at 7 p.m.  and the game went to the maximum of five games. The Pioneers beat Salem International 3-2, with the final match score being 15-9. The Pioneers won the first two sets; however, Salem International came back with two other wins, tying the two teams. But in the fifth game the Pioneers came back and stole the win.  Kayla Lowers [...]