West Virginia University Potomac State College Bachelor of Science in nursing graduate (Class of 2022), Katrina Roxas was published in the Journal of American College Health earlier this year. Her research paper, “Homesickness among rural Appalachian university students” grew out of her own experiences and those of fellow students.
West Virginia University Potomac State College Campus President Chris Gilmer is pleased to announce the students who earned a place on the Spring 2023 President’s list. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 12-credit hours of graded courses, excluding courses in which any grade of Audit, Pass or Incomplete is recorded, and must earn a grade-point average of 3.700 or higher for the semester.
The following students have met the criteria:
WVU Potomac State College Dean of Academic Affairs Phillip Douthitt is pleased to announce the students who earned a place on the Spring 2023 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled for at least 12-credit hours of graded courses, excluding courses in which any grade of Audit, Pass or Incomplete is recorded, and must maintain a grade-point average of 3.000 to 3.699 for the semester.
WVU Potomac State College Campus President Chris Gilmer and West Virginia University (Morgantown campus) Chief of Police Sherry St. Clair are pleased to jointly announce the appointment of Henry “Jon” Baniak as captain of the West Virginia University Police Department on the Keyser campus.
The NJCAA Announced the 2023 DII Softball All-American Teams Tuesday afternoon. All-American selections are made by the NJCAA DII Softball Committee.
Alexa Shoemaker received First Team All-American honors for her stellar freshman season. She finished the season with 75 runs, 92 hits, and 78 RBIs. Shoemaker had 21 doubles and 22 homeruns with a .586 AVG and 1.140 SLG. Shoemaker led the region in AVG, RBI, and HR. In NJCAA, she finished 2nd in AVG, and tied 14th for both RBI and HR. This year Shoemaker received NJCAA DII Player of the week, NJCAA Region 20 Player of the month, Region 20 All-Tournament Team, Region 20 All-Region First Team, NFCA DII East Region Second team, NFCA DII Second Team All-American, and Potomac State Freshman of the Year.
Molly Alvaro began her career
at West Virginia University Potomac State College as an adjunct instructor. She
was promoted to serve as the Academic Success Center Coordinator in August 2001
and to serve in Accessibility Services in 2020, while also continuing to serve
as an instructor. Alvaro earned tenure track faculty status in 2020 and was named
Outstanding Professor of the Year for 2023 earlier this spring.
West Virginia University Potomac State College held its 83rd Recognition Day Awards ceremony earlier this spring during the annual Weekend of Honors. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni were recognized and presented with various awards.
Mason Belt receives two awards
Sergeant Michael Cannon was recently named the 2023 Outstanding Staff Person of the Year at West Virginia University Potomac State College. Sgt. Cannon has served as a University Police officer at the College for more than 32 years. He has also severed as a firefighter in the Keyser community for 37 years and recognizes that no greater need exists than that of the safety and security of people.
Each year, at the direction of the Office of the Provost on the West Virginia University Morgantown campus, the Academic Advising Council selects honorees for the Nicholas Evans Awards for Advising Excellence, in recognition of outstanding advising and mentoring provided by faculty and professional advisors within the WVU system.