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New Department at GSC

New Department at GSC

A new dept. is coming to GSC; Health and Human Movement Sciences. The new department will have four majors: Physical Education, which is currently in the education department; and Human Performance, Health Promotion, Athletic Coaching & Administration, all new majors. Exercise science, which incorporates multiple disciplines, has been extremely popular over the last 10-15 years. For example, WVU’s Exercise Physiology program has the largest student enrollment of any undergraduate major at WVU with over 800 students. Not only is this program experiencing a surge in growth, [...]



Fall Registration Begins Monday

Fall Registration Begins Monday

All Glenville State College students are reminded that Fall course registration is going on all of next week. Students should register as early as possible because many classes have been known to fill up in a matter of minutes. Don’t be left hanging when the Fall Semester rolls around and you discover that without key courses, you will be in college far longer than you had originally planned. Registrations for classes will last from April 7-11 all day so do not delay with getting your classes reserved for [...]



2014 Pioneer Showcase

2014 Pioneer Showcase

The annual Pioneer Showcase will be held on Tuesday, April 22 in the Mollohan Campus Community Center. The showcase allows full-time students to present class projects across all disciplines in a juried setting. Participants will be doing a short presentation as well as displaying a poster representing their research or a display of their creative project. Refreshments will be served and cash prizes will be awarded. The size and scope of the showcase has increased every year. “The Pioneer Showcase has successfully highlighted the GSC’s [...]



Undead Returns to GSC

Undead Returns to GSC

Glenville State College’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild will have sign-up sheets for the upcoming Humans vs. Zombies game on April 7-11 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Rusty Musket for all who are interested in participating in the game. The rules of Humans vs. Zombies are as followed: Players are given brightly colored bandanas to wear on their heads or their arms, representing either “Human” or “Zombie”. The game only goes on outside on campus grounds as to not disrupt class or other campus activities. [...]



New FAFSA Completion Workshop

New FAFSA Completion Workshop

Are you still struggling with your FAFSA application form? Would you like help navigating through the maze of other financial aid forms –prior to deadline? Good news! Financial Aid is holding another FAFSA completion workshop. The event will be held in the Robert Kidd Library from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. There will be door prizes. While not the only financial aid form, the FAFSA is arguably the most important. The Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted in order to be [...]



SGA Election Results

Thanks to student participation in the recent Student Government Association Election a new executive cabinet has been elected for the 2014-15 term. The election results are as follows: President — Allison Taylor Vice President — Joseph Neal Parliamentarian — Jacob Yocum Secretary — Ashley Bush   SGA Advisors for the 2014-15 term are as follows (not elected): Heather Allman, David Bailey, Bob Henry Baber and Dwight Heaster.



Grading Your Professors

Grading Your Professors

With registration for the summer and fall semesters quickly approaching, you may be wondering how to choose the best professors and classes. First of all, that depends on your personal learning style, your individual course load, and even what you hope to get out of your classes. For instance, are you looking for a professor who engages the entire class or one who prefers to lecture? Or, do you need a less writing intensive course because you already have a math and a lab science [...]



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 [...]



Spring Break

Spring Break

Spring break is almost here and many students are excited about their plans for the week. Some are heading home to visit family, some to the beach, some to the mountains, and some on the classic road-trip. However, if you have been so busy with the daily grind that you have forgotten to make plans, do not despair. We have put together a list of ideas, affordable ideas, that you still have time to take advantage of. And please, do not spend the entire time [...]