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Freegal Music Program

Freegal Music Program

The GSC Library is offering a free music program through Freegal. Freegal is an online library with approximately 7 million different songs. If you are a registered patron of the library then you are allowed to download three new songs every week for the entire school year. You can access these songs simply being a member of the library (if you are not registered it takes about two minutes if you come down to the library).  It will take a day or two for you [...]



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 [...]



Big Games For Football and Volleyball

The time is finally here. This weekend marks the start of the 2013-14 football season for the Glenville State College Pioneers. While this first game of the season has been greatly anticipated by the players and coaches, the Pioneers will be facing quite the task. This Saturday they will make the 4 hour trek to Lexington, Virginia to face the Keydets of Virginia Military Institute. The Keydets of the Big South Conference participate at the Football Championship Subdivision of Division One football.  By competing in [...]



Mock Trial Pioneers

Mock Trial Pioneers

Mock Trial Pioneers is an organization returning to Glenville State College that will be acting out criminal court cases. Both the prosecution and the defense of each case will be represented by 10-16 people. This includes lawyers and witnesses, with roles assigned in advance. The trial will help students learn how to utilize a variety of skills such as argument development, public speaking tips, communication skills, and confidence gaining. On September 5 the Mock Trial Pioneers will enact the case of famous movie director Jackie [...]



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 [...]



Pioneer Football Preview

Pioneer Football Preview

Students are back on campus, and the month of August is slowly coming to a close. This means that football season at Glenville State College is right around the corner. Fans of the Pioneers have plenty to be excited about during the 2013 season. Not only will the team be showcasing their skills on a brand new playing surface, but the team is also returning key components from last year’s squad. In fact, the Pioneers have enough talent to earn themselves a fourth place ranking [...]



GSC Art Show

GSC Art Show

The next few weeks the works of Owen Mckenzie and GSC’s Assistant Professor of English, Melissa Gish, will be showing in the art gallery located in the Fine Arts Building. The official opening of the show is September 9 from 5-7 p.m. However the art is currently available for viewing Monday – Friday between the hours of 10 a.m to 2 p.m. until September 30. Mckenzie utilizes skillful penwork to display his ideas and how he perceives the world onto paper. His work ranges from [...]



Breakfast for Dinner

Breakfast for Dinner

With all the students studying for the big scary Finals, one cannot help but to feel hungry after hours of studying.  To remedy this, the GSC faculty and staff will be hosting,  Glenville State College’s traditional late night breakfast on Monday, May 6 in the Molohan Restaurant at 9 p.m.,  where all students are welcome to attend.  Whether you’re hungry or not, the event is a good way to relax your mind after so many hours of studying and cramming.  So satisfy your taste buds [...]



The Big Finale

The Big Finale

Well, the school year is just about over, as students are packing their belongings and sprucing up their rooms for the next year, there is but one last thing on all students’ check lists to take care of:  take the Finals.  All next week will be nothing but Finals, as the school year comes to a close.  All GSC students are cramming, try to remember everything that they have learned in order to pass the make or break tests in their classes.  Crunching numbers, interpreting [...]