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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 [...]



Spreading the Word: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Spreading the Word: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” is a progressive disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. When patients suffer from ALS, their bodies slowly loses all of their motor skills. There is no cure for this disease and eventually all cases lead to death. Lou Gehrig’s Disease has been relatively unknown compared to other major diseases. But with the new trend, the Ice Bucket Challenge is bringing a whole new type of awareness. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is now [...]



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 [...]