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Glenville State Accreditation Passed

Glenville State Accreditation Passed

The purpose of accreditation is to recognize that an institution of learning is meeting and maintaining certain requisites in order for their graduates to be considered “graduates”. Every school has to be accredited every ten years in order for that school to be considered reputable. West Virginia colleges and universities, including Glenville State, are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association. The commission sends a team to visit a school, writes a report voicing their opinion about the state of the school, [...]



Writing Consultants Available to Help Students

Writing Consultants Available to Help Students

The school year is underway and many students are beginning to receive their first assignments of the semester. For several students, these assignments may include the “dreadful” task of writing papers. Although the writing process may seem like a daunting task, the students here at Glenville State College are actually quite fortunate. This year marks the second year of the Glenville State College writing consultant program. The program got its start last year under the watchful eyes of Dr. Melody Wise, Professor Melissa Gish,  and [...]



Waco Center Classrooms Open

Waco Center Classrooms Open

Since July of 2010, the construction of Glenville State College’s newest addition, the Waco Center, has been underway. The Waco Center is a 25 million dollar facility which will be made up of Glenville State’s Land Resources Program, a 24 hour medical center that will also be open to the public, and a 3,000 seat stadium for sports and other events. With the school year just beginning, the classrooms at the Waco Center are now open. Students in environmental science, natural resource, forestry, land survey, [...]



New Parking Stickers on Sale Now

New Parking Stickers on Sale Now

The new school year has officially begun which means it’s time to purchase all of your materials you’ll need for the year, including your parking permit. Each student is required to obtain a parking permit in order to validly park on campus. There are some changes to this year’s parking policy including the colors of the permit and the display location. The following information is excerpts from the Parking Policy section of the Student Handbook for 2013-2014: PURPLE permits will be issued to Commuter Students [...]



GSC Volunteers at Work Again

GSC Volunteers at Work Again

Glenville State College Earth Day “Adoption” of Yeager Airport Continues: On Friday May 19th at 11:00 a.m. 25 Glenville State College (GSC) students  continued the beautification project that was started  in 2008.  This project was initiated with the planting of the first of what soon will be thousands of trees on the mountainside that was moved to extend the runway by 1,000 ft. This year 25 students representing two groups, the Student Government Association, led by President Travis Nesbitt, and a dozen members of the Science [...]



Cancer’s a “Drag”

Cancer’s a “Drag”

Cancer’s A Drag Many of us will experience the effects of cancer in some way during our lifetime. Whether as a victim of this dreaded disease, or through the affliction of a loved one, most will have to deal with this in some form or another. GSC continues in its tradition of raising money in support of the American Cancer Society. On Tuesday, April 23, the college will be hosting its annual fundraiser “Cancer’s a Drag”. This event, where gender is switched in the style [...]



GSC ROTC Hard at work in Glenville Elementary

GSC ROTC Hard at work in Glenville Elementary

Cadets in Glenville State College’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program have been spending time this semester at Glenville Elementary School for a community service project. Each week one or two cadets and their instructors visit Glenville Elementary School to act as mentors for some of the students. They help students with school work that they are struggling with in their classes. “My first visit to the school was great. It was such a wonderful feeling to see how excited the students got when [...]



DUCK!

DUCK!

Everyone’s most feared and favorite since the fourth grade is back at Glenville State College. That’s right, dodge ball is back and you better be quick on your feet. GSC’s Relay for Life team has planned and will host a dodge ball tournament next week in order to raise money for the American Cancer Society to help find a cure for cancer and aide in preventative measures for the diseases. Everyone is welcome to participate in the tournament or support their favorite teams in the [...]



The Gsc Bluegrass Program

The Gsc Bluegrass Program

  The GSC Bluegrass Program While many students at Glenville State College are native or have been raised in West Virginia, there remains some who have not heard the beautiful music of the mountains, bluegrass. This music is a mixture of Appalachian ballads imported from the home countries in Europe, combined with later influences from African American jazz elements. Founded on August 3, 2007 at GSC, this uniquely original program was the first of its kind offered in the country. This program was built around [...]



Science and Religion Can Co-exist

Science and Religion Can Co-exist

Tuesday night was the introduction of the four part series, “The Impact of Science and Religion on a Society,” at Glenville State College. Each month until April the public will be invited to attend the event at the President’s auditorium in the Heflin Administrative Building. The other three parts of the series are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. on February 19, March 19, and April 16. The first seminar, “Science and Pseudoscience: Sorting Fact from Fiction,” featured Dr. David O’Dell as the main speaker [...]