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GSC Announces New Interim Provost

GSC Announces New Interim Provost

At the end of the academic year, Dr. John Peek, GSC’s senior vice president and Provost Dr. John Peek is retiring. This, of course, leaves the issue of searching for a new one. Glenville State announced recently that Dr. Milan Vavrek, chair of the Land Resources Department, will become interim provost until a new one is found. The Phoenix recently asked him a few questions on what he plans to do as provost and why he took the new position. Q: Phoenix- Why did you choose [...]



GSC to Require New Study in GSC009

GSC to Require New Study in GSC009

          This fall semester, GSC is requiring all incoming freshmen and out of state transfers to complete a new addition to their curricula, GSC 009.  This semester-long course is designed to immerse the student in the cultural ways of living in rural Appalachia, acquaint them with navigating curvy mountain roads, while driving long distances to “get anywhere,”and familiarize them with the different nuances of local dialect.             In this course the student will learn the subtle similarities of such local phrases like: “up air” (up [...]



Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

           There are soon to be some new developments around the campus and the town of Glenville.  In a cooperative effort between the college, community of Glenville, and local patriarch, I.L. Morris, a new look is coming to the campus and its surrounding area.  In an effort to build on the growing college and community spirit, and to boost tourism from not only returning alumni, but as a national landmark, local officials, college leaders, and the alumni have come upon a novel solution.             The [...]



GSC Will Hold Career Fair

GSC Will Hold Career Fair

On March 24 Glenville State College will hold a career fair. This will take place in the MCCC ballroom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual event draws exhibitors from many places employers and graduate schools in West Virginia and the surrounding states. This is a perfect opportunity for all students whether they are close to graduating or not to get a chance to connect with potential employers in their field of study or connect with a graduate school as well. Currently as of [...]



Get Your Percussion on at the Percussion Ensemble

The GSC Fine Arts Department is selling tickets for the Percussion Ensemble. The tickets started being sold on Monday, March 2 and will continue to be sold until the day of the show, which is March 26 and 27. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. each evening in the GSC Fine Arts Auditorium. The cost for GSC students for the March 26 performance will be free but you still need to reserve a ticket and the March 27 performance will be $12. Tickets [...]



Who will be the next President?

Tired of the current Student Government Association. Feel like their not getting anything accomplished. Have the “in what the new and out with the old” attitude. Well here’s your chance to pick a whole new student government pioneers. Here’s a chance to have your voice heard. Change the campus and your college experience for the better. The following 19 positions will be selected for the general election: •         President •         Vice President •         Secretary •         Treasurer •         Parliamentarian •         Public Relations •         Senior Class Representative •         Junior Class [...]



GSC Graduate Returning to Give Guest Lecture

GSC Graduate Returning to Give Guest Lecture

Ken Kuhl, Vice President of Event Development at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and a 1982 Glenville State College graduate, is returning to his alma mater on Tuesday, February 24 to deliver a presentation about his background, education, and work experience. The 50-minute presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m. in GSC’s Fine Arts Center Auditorium. Kuhl, who oversees all event operations for major tenants of the center (the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team and the Dallas Stars professional ice hockey team) also handles [...]



GSC Will Hold Acrobatics and Tumbling Open House

GSC Will Hold Acrobatics and Tumbling Open House

On Saturday, February 14, the newly created Glenville State Acrobatics and Tumbling program will hold an open house to recruit new students. Anyone interested in this new sport is encouraged to attend and get Q&A sessions with financial aid and admissions. A campus tour will also be given as well. There will also be an informational session with head coach Amber King and a complementary dinner. Attendees will also receive free admission to the GSC Men’s Basketball game against Notre Dame College which starts at 4 p.m. [...]



Wear Red Heart Luncheon Slated for Tuesday

Wear Red Heart Luncheon Slated for Tuesday

On Tuesday, February 17 at 12 noon, Glenville State will be holding a free Wear Red Day Luncheon in the Mollahan Campus Community Center Ballroom. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association. This event is one of many that are being held throughout the state and the nation to help raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, which amazingly kills one in three women in America. According the American Heart Association, events like this one that are held help raise awareness of heart disease [...]



Financial Aid Help Available

Financial Aid Help Available

Glenville State College Financial Aid employees are again hosting College Goal Sunday, on Sunday, February 15 from 1-4 p.m. in the Robert F. Kidd Library. The event allows students and families to receive free, confidential support in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GSC’s event will be one of 24 similar workshops held across the Mountain State. Anyone interested in college enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year should consider attending College Goal Sunday. Graduating high school seniors, adults looking to start or return to college, and [...]