Catamounts Lend a Hand

As part of a community service project, incoming freshmen this semester spent time packing 3,200 bags for Food for Thought, a local nonprofit organization that collects food for elementary and middle-school students in Mineral County. Approximately 400 st

As part of a community service project, incoming freshmen this semester spent time packing 3,200 bags for Food for Thought, a local nonprofit organization that collects food for elementary and middle-school students in Mineral County. Approximately 400 students are sent home each weekend with a food packet containing items such as crackers, cereals, noodles, mac-n-cheese, pudding cups, and cookies. The freshmen packed enough food packets to provide students with eight weeks’ worth of food.

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WVU Potomac State College Enters Into Exciting Realm of Esports, Team Recently Featured on West Virginia Executive Magazine’s Website

WVU Potomac State College Enters Into Exciting Realm of Esports, Team Recently Featured on West Virginia Executive Magazine’s Website

The term esports describes the world of competitive, organized video gaming at the collegiate, amateur and professional levels. Competitors from different leagues or teams face-off in the same games that are popular with at-home gamers like Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Overwatch, and Madden NFL to name a few. Learn how Catamounts are signing on to the world of esports.

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WVU BSN Class of 2022 Participates in White Coat, Pledge Ceremony on Potomac State College Campus

The WVU School of Nursing BSN Program Class of 2022, located on the WVU Potomac State College campus, in Keyser, W.Va., recently participated in their White Coat and Pledge Ceremony.  The purpose of the ceremony is to celebrate students’ entry into the study of nursing and highlight their commitment to professionalism, humanism, and compassion in their clinical studies. Additionally, students were given a humanism pin to remind them of the commitment they are making. This year, the ceremony was made possible by a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation-American Association of Colleges of Nurses.

To learn more about the BSN program, call 304-788-7175, email ashapiro@hsc.wvu.edu, or visit potomacstatecollege.edu.

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Michael Prendergast Donates Oscilloscope

Michael “Puff” Prendergast, Class of 1983, came back to WVU Potomac State College this fall to donate a Tektronix Oscilloscope to the Engineering Department.  An oscilloscope is a laboratory instrument commonly used to display and analyze the waveform of

Michael “Puff” Prendergast, Class of 1983, came back to WVU Potomac State College this fall to donate a Tektronix Oscilloscope to the Engineering Department.  An oscilloscope is a laboratory instrument commonly used to display and analyze the waveform of electronic signals. In effect, the device draws a graph of the instantaneous signal voltage as a function of time.

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College to present “High School Musical”

High School Musical Coming to WVU Potomac State College

“High School Musical” is about two teenagers Troy Bolton, a popular high school athlete and Gabriella Montez, an academically (think nerdy) gifted girl, who meet at a party while singing karaoke on New Year’s Eve.  Troy soon discovers that Gabriella is a new student in his high school.  They quickly develop a friendship, but not everyone is happy about that because it threatens the social order of the high school.  As Troy and Gabriella try to direct their friends to a more open-minded way of thinking and acceptance, they … oops!  Let’s not give away the whole plot.

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