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Is grad school in your future?

Is grad school in your future?

If you are exploring graduate or business school as your next step after graduation, you may have seen a reference to the Graduate Record Exam or GRE. But do you know what it is, why it is necessary, or how to begin the testing process? Although we have tried to cover all the bases with the information included below, we have also included links at the end of the article to assist you with further research. The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is a four-hour computerized [...]



Approaching Graduation: Cap & Gown Orders

The Glenville State College Bookstore announced this past Monday that they are taking orders for cap and gowns. Seniors graduating in May are encouraged to stop by the Bookstore as soon as possible to order their outfit for the commencement ceremony. The graduation outfit includes the cap, gown, and tassel for $45.00 (note, that one may purchase these items separately). Graduating seniors can also buy announcements to send to family and friends. Announcements can be sold individually for $1.75 each or in a ten pack [...]



2014-2015 Student Government Association – Candidate Profiles & Platforms

The Glenville State College Student Government Association has released the platforms of the candidates running for office positions for the 2014-2015 term. Candidate platforms are in the running for the offices of president, vice president, secretary, and parliamentarian. Candidate Platforms are as follows: -President- Conner Ferguson: My name is Conner Ferguson; I am a sophomore here at Glenville State College.  I am running to become the President of the Student Government Association.  I joined SGA as soon as I came to college and I am [...]



Writing Lab

Writing Lab

Glenville State College has great services for the many students and the Writing and Tutoring Lab is one of those great services provided. These labs provided will aid students with improving their writing skills through the use of the tutors present and a special online grammar program that allows students to brush up on their grammatical skills. Professor Melissa Gish will also provide aidefor students working on any of their writing projects from any of their classes, or provide tutoring for the students individually or [...]



Lemonade Day: Career Fair Update

Among many of the tables included at the Career Fair held on Wednesday, February 26, Mollohan Campus Community Center, there was one bright yellow table that stood out and attracted the attention of several student participants. Glenville State College has partnered with Vision Shared to bring about the Lemonade Day event to elementary aged students in Gilmer County. Lemonade Day is a FREE community wide educational program designed to teach youth how to start, own, and operate their own business through a lemonade stand. The [...]



Career Fair Brings Employers to Campus

Career Fair Brings Employers to Campus

Career Service’s next major event is the annual Career Fair—to be held on Wednesday, February 26, from 9a.m. to 2p.m. in the MCCC Ballroom. “I am excited about this opportunity for students to socialize and network with multiple employers and graduate schools,” stated DiStefano. For this event students interested in participating are reminded to check their email for the listing of employers and graduate schools, to dress professionally, and to bring along several copies of their résumé. The following is a list of employers who [...]



GSC Combats #1 Killer of Women

GSC Combats #1 Killer of Women

A free “Wear Red Day” luncheon is being held for students, employees, and local residents on Tuesday, February 25 at 12 p.m. in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom. The event is one of many being held in our state and around the nation to increase awareness about heart disease, which is the number one killer of women in America. Ronda Williams, GSC’s Campus Health Nurse and event organizer is passionate about the project because “West Virginia is #1 in the country for heart disease.” [...]



GSC Student Government Elections: Positions Open

The Glenville State College Student Government Association is looking to elect new officers and representatives. SGA is looking for students who are responsible and committed to serve the GSC student body. The following positions for students to run for election: •         President •         Vice President •         Secretary •         Treasurer •         Parliamentarian •         Public Relations •         Senior Class Representative •         Junior Class Representative •         Sophomore Class Representative •         (6) Senator-At-Large Representatives •         (2) Commuter Representatives •         (2) Housing Representatives – 1 Female & 1 Male If you’re interested in getting involved on campus, making your voice and the [...]



Four Week Grades: Now Available

Four Week Grades: Now Available

The first four weeks of the 2014 spring semester are in the books–grades have been posted under EdNet and can be viewed under the section labeled “mid-term grades.” Why are four-week grades significant? Posting grades early is for the benefit of the student. This is where Glenville State College shines–understanding four-week grades isn’t nit-picky rather: awareness of progress (or lack thereof) in a course becomes a diagnostic tool for both the student and the professor. If there isn’t a grade posted for a course or [...]



Culture Shock

Click here to see Onick and Ashley talk about Culture Shock GSC is in the middle of celebrating Diversity Week and many may be wondering what that means. Diversity is simply a concept that includes ideas of class, culture, ethnicity, race, religion, or almost any characteristic that varies among people and societal groups. GSC is committed to embracing fully all forms of diversity and educating our student body in a way that allows open discourse and exploration. This week Onick Lewis and Ashley Hopkins from [...]