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Pioneer Cheer

Click here to see Sallie Anglin talking about our cheer squad Faculty Advisor Sallie Anglin and Student Coach Hillary Tinney are hard at work getting GSC’s new Cheer Squad up and running with the support of Student Life. The squad is an organization focused on supporting and encouraging GSC athletes with a long-term vision of becoming a sports team themselves. These students, a coed group, are hard at work practicing two to four times per week, conditioning on days without practice, attending required yoga classes, [...]



Jumping Into a New Semester: The GSC Pool is OPEN

With projects lined up from now until May, homework handed out left and right, trudging through ice and snow and subzero temperatures, and feeling like it’s impossible to get close enough to a professor to give them the flu, one might come to the conclusion that the spring semester is in full tilt—kicking them around like a ball bearing in a pin-ball machine. Anxiety, nail biting, boredom, and frustration are all symptoms of high stress situations—even if the stress is positive, uplifting, and happy. But [...]



Creative Minds: WANTED

On a crisp spring morning in 1979, amid the bustle of academics and the chiming of bells from the Administration Building, Glenville State students and faculty collaborated to produce an idea, forever marking student work imaginative and astute. With support from the Language and Literature Department and concerted student effort, Glenville State’s literary arts journal, the Trillium, was born. The Trillium, in its inception, was designed to showcase the creative endeavors of students, faculty and staff, and alumni. After the Trillium’s blossoming contributors gathered to [...]



Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia opened in 1864. At the time of creation, it was designed to house 250 patients. In the 1950’s the number of patients soared to 2,400. The patients were overcrowded and were in unhealthy conditions. The asylum began to deteriorate and the patients weren’t being given very good treatments. In 1994, the facility was closed. The facility now hosts historic tours, a Civil War tour, a Cemetery/Farm tour, a photography tour, and ghost tours. The historic Tours prices [...]



Freddie Simpson Memorial

In the fall of 2011, Glenville State College suffered the loss of a new but well loved student. Frederick “Freddie” Simpson was an avid Boy Scout and became involved with the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild. Early in his first semester he had a panic attack and had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. Sadly, he died on the way. Robert Hensley, president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild, said, “I knew Freddie personally. He was the first person I talked to [...]



Freegal Music Program

Freegal Music Program

The GSC Library is offering a free music program through Freegal. Freegal is an online library with approximately 7 million different songs. If you are a registered patron of the library then you are allowed to download three new songs every week for the entire school year. You can access these songs simply being a member of the library (if you are not registered it takes about two minutes if you come down to the library).  It will take a day or two for you [...]



Army Principal Euphonium Player Performs

Army Principal Euphonium Player Performs

Dr. Neal Corwell, an accomplished euphonium player, will be performing a recital Friday, September 13 in the auditorium of the Fine Arts Building. The recital begins at 11 a.m. and will last until 1:30 p.m. Corwell began his trek as a professional musician over 32 years ago and since has worked hard to get recognition for the euphonium as a solo instrument. A euphonium is a tenor-voiced brass instrument that gets its name from the Greek word euphonos which means “well-sounding”. In 1981 Corwell earned [...]



A.R.T. Club to Unveil Bench Project

A.R.T. Club to Unveil Bench Project

  A.R.T. Club to Unveil Bench Project Glenville State College has always had a tradition of community involvement with projects that benefit the town as well as the school. Recently Alpha Rho Tau, the art club at GSC, has started a project in conjunction with the local schools to spruce up the appearance of downtown Glenville. They have taken the plain wooden benches from off the streets, sanded them down and delivered them to the area schools to paint as they desire. “Alpha Rho Tau’s [...]



GSC Student Awarded Internship

GSC Student Awarded Internship

Hillary Tinney, a senior Environmental Science major at Glenville State College, has been accepted into the City of Glenville’s Mayor’s Internship Program (MIP). The MIP is an opportunity for current college undergraduates to learn about and contribute to the city government that manages operations for the county seat of Gilmer County.  “During the internship, I will assign substantive projects and tasks providing research, administrative, and staff assistance to various areas across the City of Glenville municipal government,” said Glenville Mayor Tashua Allman-Duval. Interns are also [...]



GSC to Host Pioneer Preview

Glenville, WV – The Glenville State College campus doors will be open during the weeks of April 15th-19th and April 22nd-26th to give prospective students a look at just what it means to be a Pioneer. The annual GSC Spring Preview open house event will help educate both prospective students and their parents on the various degree programs, athletic events, and student life activities that are available. “The Spring Pioneer Preview has enjoyed phenomenal success in the past several years as an event that future [...]