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International Week Events

International Week Events

Activities For International Week             As we celebrate international week, take a look at some of these activities taking place.  On Sunday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m., there will be events representing the sporting activities from various nations.  On the lawn at Clark Hall, soccer, and bocce ball (an ancient game whose modern adaptation resembles bowling), will be occurring.  Also during this same time, fencing and MMA (mixed martial arts) will be taking place in the MCCC Ballroom on the third floor of [...]



GSC’s High Adventure

GSC’s High Adventure

GSC’s High Adventure Program             The High Adventure program offered at Glenville State College is designed to allow students at the college to take in the beauty of West Virginia from a mountain top while hiking, from the door of a plane before skydiving, or while plunging down forested slopes riding a zip line. The mission of the High Adventure program is to “provide GSC students with quality outdoor experiences that ultimately promote personal enrichment and community enhancement.  Through well-organized outdoor experiences, participants will have [...]



Town and Gown in Glenville

Town and Gown in Glenville

“Town and Gown” in Glenville The relationship between the town (Glenville), and gown (GSC) has been a difficult journey since the inception of the college.  For years the two institutions lived in virtual isolation from each other.  The college and students remained detached from the community around them, and the town of Glenville did little to encourage interaction between students and local businesses. Today, both academic and local government leaders have been implementing a more cooperative approach.  College administrators were finding that the surrounding town [...]



Campus Rape: An Epidemic?

Campus Rape: An Epidemic?

Campus Rape: An Epidemic?             On September 17, 2012, a 20 year old former student of Glenville State College took the college’s board of governors, its chief of public safety, and four students to court after she was allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted on campus. The student, who attended GSC from August 2009 to October 2010, filed the federal suit alleging the college and its department of public safety “showed minimal police and investigative training” because, she asserts, evidence was “destroyed, lost, misappropriated, or contaminated.” [...]



GSC’s West Virginia Legacy Project

GSC’s West Virginia Legacy Project

GSC’s West Virginia Legacy Project             As a nation, Americans have had few years of relative peace, with many families parting with loved ones to serve for the country.  West Virginia is not any different than other places in the nation where soldiers leave home to face the realities of war.  In fact, West Virginia sends more soldiers per capita to the military than any other state.  Now, thanks in part to help from Glenville State College, the West Virginia Legacy Project will present its [...]



1st Annual Pioneer Canoe Challenge

1st Annual Pioneer Canoe Challenge

A new and exciting event is available for Glenville State students to participate in. For the first year ever there will be a canoe challenge for all Pioneers and anyone else who wishes to participate in it. “It’ll be a really good time,” said one of the race’s creators, David Bernier. The starting line is still to be determined for the race but the finish line will be at the Pioneer Grill, owned by the race’s other creator, Brian Kennedy. Even though the starting line [...]



Constitution Day Commemoration at GSC

Constitution Day Commemoration at GSC

The Eighth Annual Constitution commemoration is set to take place Tuesday, September 18. Among the activities to take place that day will be an essay contest. The essay must be at least 250 words for it to be accepted. First place will earn a 30 dollar gift certificate to the book store while second and third each will get 15 dollar gift certificates. In order to be elegible for a prize the participants must be willing to read their essay out loud and have submitted [...]



GSC Launches Media Program This Month

GSC Launches Media Program This Month

Glenville State College is bringing a new program to its students. This program will be a radio and television station online and has been made possible due to grants that have funded enough money to get the necessary technology. Although the program is just beginning the overall goal of the small group is to have a Communications major here at Glenville State College. Professor Jennifer Wenner will play a large role in the development of the program. The radio station currently has three music disc jockeys. [...]



GSC Acquires A New Face Around Campus

GSC Acquires A New Face Around Campus

Although the new semester is almost halfway over, there are still many new and exciting things that are going on around the GSC campus. One such thing would be the introduction of the newly hired Director of the Academic Support Center, Matthew Groner. Groner is only one out of the many new hires that were brought on this semester. When asked why he chose GSC, Groner stated many reasons for the move from Linn State. One such reason would be that he has always wanted [...]