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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 [...]



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 [...]