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GSC Announces Pioneer Showcase

GSC Announces Pioneer Showcase

As you go on your Thanksgiving break and the semester comes to a close with all the hassles of  finals, be thinking about the Pioneer Showcase that is being held on April 21, 2015.  Dr. Sallie Anglin says that the Pioneer Showcase is a yearly exhibition of academic pursuits of students at Glenville State College. It is multi-disciplinary and all departments are represented.  Dr. Anglin says last year there were presentations from language and literature, science, psychology, land resources, speech, mock trial, music, graphic design [...]



GSC Holds Mother Jones Presentation

“Mother Jones: A Presentation on the Life of Mary Harris,” was sponsored by  the Glenville State College Department of Social Science with a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council and played to a full house on Thursday, November 13.  Dr. Mike Gherke started the program off by introducing the presenter and giving a little background on the actor and who she was portraying. Gherke also said that he first seen this production in Morgantown 15-20 years ago. The presenter was Karen Vuranch from Fayetteville. She has [...]



GSC Presents Mother Jones

GSC Presents Mother Jones

On Thursday November 13, Glenville State College Department of Social Science will be presenting “Mother Jones: A Presentation on the Life of Mary Harris.” It will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the MCCC Multipurpose Room, Room 315. Portraying Mother Jones will be Karen Vuranch from Fayetteville, WV. She has played many other famous names in history, including novelist and West Virginia native Pearl S. Buck, chef Julia Child, and children’s author of the famous Little House Series, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Mary Harris was born in [...]



GSC Biology Students Clean Up Little Kanawha River

GSC Biology Students Clean Up Little Kanawha River

Students from Dr. Ross Conover’s Ecology and Field Biology classes, among others, recently went out onto the Little Kanawha River between the Sand Fork Boat Ramp and the Ike Morris Bridge that goes into FCI-Gilmer and spent nine hours cleaning up trash and other assorted debris from the river. At the time they did this the water was shallow  they were able to easily reach in and get the items in the river.  They have nicknamed themselves the “Little Kanawha Navy.” They also removed trash [...]



Rusty Musket Undergoes Changes

Rusty Musket Undergoes Changes

The ever-so-popular Rusty Musket has recently undergone some changes. The corner that used to be home to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild has gained some pool tables for student entertainment. There is also a new jukebox put in the opposite corner. Now this is not your grandfather’s jukebox that used the old records, but a more snazzy modern one that essentially has an MP3 player in it with many songs to play. There is some concern among students about these new additions to the [...]



Glenville State Announces Homecoming Events

Glenville State Announces Homecoming Events

It’s that time of year again - Glenville State Homecoming. As always, there are many activities planned during this week to help students and the Glenville community celebrate homecoming. Here are some of the events. Thursday: The annual campus picnic in the Luanna T. Smith Amphitheater from  11 a.m -1:30 p.m. During that time there is the Sandy Sowell game show, a popular annual event.  In case of rain these activities will be moved inside the Mollahan Campus Community Center. The homecoming dance will take from 9 p.m.-midnight [...]



Glenville State Announces Study Abroad Trip to London

Glenville State Announces Study Abroad Trip to London

On May 15-23, 2015 Glenville State College and Dr. Sallie Anglin, assistant professor of English will be taking a study trip abroad to England. Students must have taken a 200 level or higher English course in order to be able to go, which they are able to take in the spring. The trip is 9 days and will primarily be to London but there will also include day trips to Bath, Strafford, and Oxford as well. The price is $3,024 and includes lodging, all airfare, [...]



Constitution Day Ceremony Slated for September 18

Constitution Day Ceremony Slated for September 18

On Thursday, September 18, Glenville State College’s Social Science Department and Pi Gamma Mu, the history and social science organization, will host the Annual Constitution Day Ceremony from 12:20- 1:20 p.m. in the President’s Auditorium. New Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Michael Bobic will give the keynote address on the topic; pledging allegiance and acts of conscience as it  pertains to the Supreme Court case of WV v. Barnette.  This 1943 case involved the compulsory recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance by students in [...]



GSC Welcomes More New Faculty Members

GSC Welcomes More New Faculty Members

Glenville State has a new Student Support Services teacher and counselor. His name is Jay Spencer Darden. He is originally from Springfield, Virginia, which is in the Washington DC area. He got his master’s degree from the University of Arizona and it is his first full time position, although he did serve run a residence hall at the University of Arizona before coming here. Darden’s first impression of Glenville area was that the people are really welcoming and nice here and was a little used to [...]



GSC Career Services Announces Fall Events

GSC Career Services Announces Fall Events

With many events coming up at Glenville State College with Career Services, The Phoenix spoke with the director of the center, Joanna DiStephano, about what was going on and a few other things as well. She says that there is a Fall Fair planned Wednesday September 24 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Mollohan Center Ballroom. Although there was a career fair last spring, she says this is more geared towards helping students build experience. There are about 30 exhibitors scheduled to attend.DiStephano said that there [...]