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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 [...]



12th Annual Trillium Reading

The GSC Trillium staff would like to invite one and all to come and attend the 12th annual reading of the Trillium, a collection of both visual and written works presented by the students and staff contributors.  At 4:00 pm on Friday the 17th, these works of poetry, fiction, art and music will be shown or read by their creators.  They will feature special guest readers, a musical performance, and an open mic for all students, faculty ,and staff to share their creative work.  For more information, contact Trillium advisor, Jonathan Minton at (304) [...]



Stomp Out Violence Walk

Stomp Out Violence Walk

Come show your support for victims of sexual abuse. Walk at the Waco center’s in door track to help stop sexual assault. There will be two walks held on April Wednesday, 22 at 11am and noon at The Waco Center. The event is in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Walk for family members, friends and coworkers who have been affected by sexual assault. The CDC gives more information on sexual assault as well as prevention: Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women and men. In the [...]



GSC Baseball and Softball Report

GSC Baseball and Softball Report

With the recent rains the Glenville State College Pioneer Baseball and Softball teams have not been able to play much because of muddy field conditions at Sue Morris Sports Complex. The baseball team has been able to play more than the softball team. The Glenville State Softball team split a double header with non-conference opponent Davis & Elkins College Senators on the  afternoon of April 6. In the first game Davis & Elkins would strike first in the top of the first inning as they took a [...]



Dr. Barr Discusses Campus Improvements and Happenings

As part of a cooperative effort between Glenville State College journalism students and the Weston Democrat, Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr recently visited the Literary Fiction and Features class, where students conducted a group interview. President Barr talked about some of the recent achievements and challenges of the college and some of the plans for the future. He pointed to the opening of the Waco Center as a major event in the past year. The college is planning more events there in the near [...]



The Finale of the GSC Theater’s year

The Finale of the GSC Theater’s year

  Glenville State College’s Theater group will be putting on a production of ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ a comedy by Martin McDonagh ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ is the group’s last production for the academic year. Dennis Wemm decbribes the play, “This play tells the story of Billy Claven, a teenager who has grown up with an arm and a leg left unusable by a childhood disease. He’s also an orphan, and is being raised by his Auntie Eileen and Auntie Kate on a small island [...]



Are You the Toughest in WV?

Are You the Toughest in WV?

Glenville State College is pleased to announce the arrival of the First Annual Central WV Championship of the BUDWEISER “ORIGINAL” TOUGHMAN CONTEST, which will be held in the Waco Center on April 17 and 18, 2015.  The event is being sponsored by Budweiser, Chenoweth Ford, North Central WV Airport, Leon Ramsey’s Dawghouse Gym, RDR Energy Resources, WDTV News Channel 5, WBRB 101.3 The BEAR, Network WV and Suddenlink Media.  Fighter and Ring Girl registrations are now being accepted for the very popular event that is a [...]



GSC To Offer New Sport

GSC To Offer New Sport

The Glenville State College Athletic Department Director announced that Glenville State Athletics is getting a new sport. This new sport is going to be Quidditch. Yes, readers, you read that right, Quidditch is coming to GSC. Harry Potter fans will be overjoyed by this news. The game will be played just as in the Harry Potter series with flying brooms and cloaks. Each team will have a seeker and everyone will have to catch the Golden Snitch. The games will be held on the GSC football field with [...]



GSC Shuttle To Serve Snacks and Drinks On Route

GSC Shuttle To Serve Snacks and Drinks On Route

Guess what GSC is going to start doing. GSC Student Life just announced this week that the campus shuttle is going to be serving free snacks and drinks as you ride it. Yes, you read that right, free snacks and drinks on the shuttle as you ride it. The hours for this will be whenever the shuttle is running and will be serving the appropriate foods at the appropriate times, such as sausage, eggs and biscuits among other breakfast food from 7-10:30 a.m. Then they [...]



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 [...]