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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 [...]



Intramural Sports Programs Come to GSC

Intramural Sports Programs Come to GSC

Are you one of those students on campus who doesn’t want to join an actual sports team but just wants to burn a few calories doing a sporting activity? Glenville State has just that solution. Jodi Ocheltree, Director of Student Activities, has announced a new intramural sports program for GSC. Watch for these up coming events on campus: Volleyball – There will be a tournament with sign-ups beginning on September 23. Games will be played September 29 through October 2. The final game will be [...]



Art Students Learn Skill of Book Binding

Art Students Learn Skill of Book Binding

Two books made in the Book Binding Workshop Professional book binder Jamie Weaver visited the college and held a class on how to make three different types of books. Weaver first graduated Glenville State College with an English Major and Art Minor. She also holds degrees from Marshall University and Columbia College.  Weaver said, ” I didn’t even know about book binding until about five years ago. So when I found out about it I thought that it was only natural to become a book [...]



Glenville Football Falls to Concord

Glenville Football Falls to Concord

Glenville State College played against the Mountain Lions last Saturday,  September 6. The Pioneers fought, yet lost with an ending score of 54-27. During the first quarter, Concord scored a total of 16 points, leading until the second quarter where Glenville State’s Rahmann Lee scored a total of six points. Unfortunately the Lions scored another 17 points, leading 33-6 at half time. During the second half of the game, the Pioneers scored three more touchdowns while Concord scored four more touchdowns, leaving the final score [...]



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 [...]



Dr. Anglin Announces Shakespeare Film Series

Dr. Anglin Announces Shakespeare Film Series

Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Sallie Anglin, has betun the Shakespeare Literature and Reading Series. This week, the series will show Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Joss Whedon, on Sunday, September 7 at 6 p.m. Other films in the series include Romeo + Juliet, September 21; Merchant of Venice, October 5; Hamlet, October 10; Titus, an adaptation of Titus Andronicus, November 2; and Throne of Blood, November 16. The November 30 film will be a people’s choice, with voting method to be announced. The film series cooresponds [...]



Spreading the Word: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Spreading the Word: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” is a progressive disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. When patients suffer from ALS, their bodies slowly loses all of their motor skills. There is no cure for this disease and eventually all cases lead to death. Lou Gehrig’s Disease has been relatively unknown compared to other major diseases. But with the new trend, the Ice Bucket Challenge is bringing a whole new type of awareness. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is now [...]



Bringing the Scenery Inside the Gallery

Bringing the Scenery Inside the Gallery

Arlene “Arlinka” Worl is bringing her amazing paintings of the outdoors in to the gallery. Arlinka is from Detroit, Michigan and lived has been living in West Virginia since 1976. She has been painting ever since she was a child. Arlinka started her career as an artist when she had her own exhibit at age seven at the Verve Art Gallery in Detroit. She also exhibited and competed nationally and won a Grumbacher gold medal. Arlinka states, “For thirty-five years I have been astounded by the [...]



Coach Hutchinson has Team Working Overtime

Coach Hutchinson has Team Working Overtime

  Head Football Coach Dave Hutchison reports that the team is working hard and everyone is excited for the first games. He sees improvement in the team and reports that they are currently participating in high-intensity, two-hour workouts. There are nine returning offensive  starters led by All-American running back Ramon Lee.There are six returning defensive starters, led by Gary Henderson. Hutchison reports that  it has been a healthy pre-season. He was pleased to announce that the 2014 team captains are Ramon Lee, Jonathan DePree, Hunter McWhorter, and [...]



New Head Coach Takes Charge

New Head Coach Takes Charge

Glenville State College named Katie Avery as the new volleyball head coach, replacing Camai Roberson. Avery is from Teays Valley, West Virginia and is looking forward to the upcoming season. Avery attended rivaling college West Virginia State University and graduated in 2013 with a degree in Sport Studies.  Avery has always wanted to reach the college coaching level and was “ecstatic to coach” when she found out that she got the position.Avery has already finished her first few weeks of training and practices. She says that she [...]