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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 [...]



Spring 2014 Final Exam Schedule

  The spring 2014 final exam schedule has been released. Final Examinations will begin on Monday, May 5 and will continue through Thursday, May 8 as outlined in the table below. Students in courses having multiple sections must take the examination at the time scheduled for the section in which they are enrolled. The final examination for an arranged class, including web-based courses, may be given during the week prior to the final examination period. In case of a conflict in the schedule, the instructor [...]



Roman Adventure

Roman Adventure

Kristen Meadows is heading to Rome this summer. She will be studying at American University in Rome through a program coordinated by International Studies Abroad (ISA) group. GSC partners with ISA to provide study abroad experiences for students. Dr. Megan Gibbons, Assistant Professor of Spanish at GSC is the Study Abroad Advisor at GSC. Kristen, who is double majoring in accounting and management and minoring in nonprofit, first approached Dr. Gibbons about the idea of studying abroad in the fall of 2013. Together, they determined [...]



2014 Pioneer Showcase

2014 Pioneer Showcase

The annual Pioneer Showcase will be held on Tuesday, April 22 in the Mollohan Campus Community Center. The showcase allows full-time students to present class projects across all disciplines in a juried setting. Participants will be doing a short presentation as well as displaying a poster representing their research or a display of their creative project. Refreshments will be served and cash prizes will be awarded. The size and scope of the showcase has increased every year. “The Pioneer Showcase has successfully highlighted the GSC’s [...]



Grading Your Professors

Grading Your Professors

With registration for the summer and fall semesters quickly approaching, you may be wondering how to choose the best professors and classes. First of all, that depends on your personal learning style, your individual course load, and even what you hope to get out of your classes. For instance, are you looking for a professor who engages the entire class or one who prefers to lecture? Or, do you need a less writing intensive course because you already have a math and a lab science [...]



Pioneer Mascot 2014-15: The Search is On

Are you infected with pride for GSC and wish to show off the honor and prestige of the college? The Office of Student Life is looking for the next Pioneer Mascot. The Pioneer is the icon of the student body and is selected by a committee of GSC staff and student members. The 2014-15 Pioneer should exhibit a contagious spirit, character, enthusiasm, and must aspire to serve the community and academic standards of Glenville State College. Responsibilities of the Pioneer include: attending athletic events and [...]



Spring Break

Spring Break

Spring break is almost here and many students are excited about their plans for the week. Some are heading home to visit family, some to the beach, some to the mountains, and some on the classic road-trip. However, if you have been so busy with the daily grind that you have forgotten to make plans, do not despair. We have put together a list of ideas, affordable ideas, that you still have time to take advantage of. And please, do not spend the entire time [...]



It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

Have you ever felt misunderstood? Like you wish other people could see who you are beneath your skin? Facebook is giving its US and UK users an opportunity to help others in their social network do just that. Facebook has changed its gender options from the male/female binary by adding a customizable other category to its list of gender choices. What is gender and how does it differ from sex? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Sex refers to the biological and physiological characteristics that define [...]



Career Fair Lemonade Stand: Encouraging Young Entrepreneurs

Career Fair Lemonade Stand: Encouraging Young Entrepreneurs

Interested in helping inspire our youth to become entrepreneurs by operating a Lemonade Stand?  Stop by the Lemonade Day table at the Career Fair on Wednesday, February 26 in the MCCC Ballroom. Lemonade Day is a free, fun experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business: a lemonade stand. Student Megan Burkhammer is interning with Vision Shared to promote Lemonade Day in Gilmer County. This project is an innovative and fun way for young people to grow their professional skill sets [...]



GSC Shoots

GSC Shoots

Click here to listen to the club President There’s a new club in town –the Pioneer Shooting Club. This school sanctioned organization will offer the opportunity to learn gun safety, different styles of shooting, and competitive training. Faculty Advisors, Dr. Carmine Grieco and Mr. Louis Roy along with club President, Jonathan Massey are hard at work recruiting new members and designing a fun, effective, and most of all, safe club environment. Club members will meet other students with common interests, enjoy the camaraderie of a [...]