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2014-08-07 23:08:30

In a realistic active shooter drill at WVSU, campus officials and law enforcement teamed up to test the campus emergency response plan. The drill also tested WVSU’s Emergency Notification System powered by leading mass communications provider Regroup. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 On July 25, 2014 as part of new campus safety procedures approved earlier in the year, West Virginia State University (WVSU) teamed up with members of the West Virginia State Police,...

2008-10-01 21:00:19

Broadway shows and water rockets are two good ways to get students back in the classroom during the summer. It's the kind of excitement and opportunity that the Upward Bound program has been providing since 1965 at West Virginia State University. Upward Bound has been providing eligible high school students with academic support and social and cultural enrichment experiences for more than 40 years. WVSU's Upward Bound program serviced more than 160 students this past year, providing a...

2008-09-24 18:00:22

The West Virginia State University Extension Service and the West Virginia Division of Forestry are collaborating on a series of workshops devoted to educating the public on important agricultural issues. The next workshop will focus on tree health and is slated for Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wilson Student Union on the WVSU campus in Institute. "Anyone who has a yard most likely has a tree in it," said Dr. Almeshia Brown, Agriculture & Natural Resource Extension...

2008-09-10 21:00:22

Broadway shows and water rockets are two good ways to get students back in the classroom during the summer. It's the kind of excitement and opportunity that the Upward Bound program has been providing since 1965 at West Virginia State University. Upward Bound has been providing eligible high school students with academic support and social and cultural enrichment experiences for more than 40 years. WVSU's Upward Bound program serviced more than 160 students this past year, providing a...

2008-09-04 21:00:36

West Virginia State Community and Technical College is offering several workshops in the coming weeks. The college is offering an "Attended College But No Degree" workshop for those who attended college but didn't complete their degree. The workshop will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 in Room 1112 of the Cole Complex on the campus in Institute. There is no registration fee for this workshop; however, pre- registration is encouraged so adequate materials are available. Those...

2008-07-23 00:00:40

WINFIELD - After spending 25 years in middle school teaching and administration, Lexie Damous was a little apprehensive to move to elementary education. She need not have worried. This year, Damous was named Putnam County School Administrator of the Year for her work as principal of Poca Elementary School. Damous, who began her career in 1978 at George Washington Middle School as a music teacher, has also served as an assistant principal at George Washington Middle, Poca Middle and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.