WVU Potomac State College students recognized as Whitmore-Gates Scholars

Professors Amy Weaver and Danielle Lessard, PhD, recently announced the 2020 Whitmore-Gates student scholars during West Virginia University Potomac State College’s 80th Recognition Day Awards ceremony.

Students Madison Anderson, Nikki Cannon, Madison Sites, and Kaitlynn Spiker will have their names inscribed on the Duke Anthony Whitmore/Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Academic Achievement Wall, also referred to as The Scholars’ Wall. 

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Seldomridge named Whitmore-Gates Scholar at WVU Potomac State

Gary Seldomridge

West Virginia University Potomac State College recently held its 80th Recognition Day Awards ceremony and Scholars’ Wall event.  During this time, Keyser Resident Gary Seldomridge, PhD, was named a Whitmore-Gates Scholar, which includes the inscription of his name on the Duke Anthony Whitmore/Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Academic Achievement Wall.  The selection was made by current faculty members at the College,   

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WVU Potomac State College Reinvents Equine Management Major for Fall 2020

Pictured brushing one of the College’s Quarter Horses is Darian Bender, who graduated this spring with an AAS degree in Animal Science. She is enrolled in the SAGE four-year degree program starting this fall.

WVU Potomac State College has reinvented its Equine Management major so that students can pursue more entrepreneurial endeavors and small business enterprises as part of the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship (SAGE) program. Pictured brushing one of the College’s Quarter Horses is Darian Bender, who graduated this spring with an AAS degree in Animal Science. She is enrolled in the SAGE four-year degree program starting this fall.

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A Message from Alumni Board President: Throwback Photos Connect Generations of Former Students

Dear Fellow Alumni,

I can’t tell you how much I enjoy “throwback photos” that are often posted on the WVU Potomac State College Facebook page along with the comments that ensue from former students. Just from their brief posts you can sense their sincere gratitude, passion, loyalty, and pride for this College. They often state that Potomac State not only provided them with a solid academic foundation on which they built their careers, but also provided them with some of the best years of their lives cultivating talents they didn’t know existed and friendships for a lifetime. 

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