Potomac State College Band to present Fall Concert

The West Virginia University Potomac State College/Community Concert Band will perform its annual Fall Concert on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center Auditorium.  The concert is free and open to the public.
 
The band will perform a program with a variety of selections, beginning with Frank Erickson's "Lyric Overture."  The band will also perform "Lindbergh Variations" by Robert Sheldon; "American Symphonette No. 2" by Morton Gould; "Galop" by Dmitri Shostakovich; "Sleepers, Awake" by J. S. Bach, and the "Burst of Flame" Concert March by Richard Bowles.

The band will also perform a Holiday Concert on December 4 in conjunction with the WVU Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble.

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WVU Potomac State students experience life in Riffa, Bahrain


Students from West Virginia University’s Morgantown campus and the Potomac State College campus in Keyser spent spring break 2019 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, an island located on the southwestern coast of the Persian Gulf, to attend the Royal University foStudents from West Virginia University’s Morgantown campus and the Potomac State College campus in Keyser spent spring break 2019 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, an island located on the southwestern coast of the Persian Gulf, to attend the Royal University for Women.  PSC’s students included Hosanna Barrett (second from left, standing) and Brittany Nelson (fourth from left, standing).  

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Students Win Book, Tuition Scholarships and Photo Challenge at Recent Discover Day Event

Emily Ratliff with Campus President, Jennifer Orlikoff

Discover Potomac State Day, an open house event, was recently held on the campus of West Virginia University Potomac State College in Keyser, W.Va. During the event, Emily Ratliff, left, participated in and won the photo challenge by tagging the College at #DiscoverPSC. She won the Potomac State College sweatshirt she’s wearing. She attends Hampshire High School. Campus President Jennifer Orlikoff presented the PSC gear to Ratliff. 

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Vienna Boys Choir coming to Keyser

Vienna Boys Choir coming to Keyser

It’s a journey through the America’s as the Vienna Boys Choir performs at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 29 at the Church McKee Arts Center on the campus of Potomac State College as the Highland Arts Unlimited season continues.

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WVU Potomac State College Students Volunteer to Plant Trees

Approximately 40 West Virginia University Potomac State College students volunteered to help plant trees on campus earlier this month. The College received a Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree grant from Cacapon Institute to plant 24 trees around the Admi

Approximately 40 West Virginia University Potomac State College students volunteered to help plant trees on campus earlier this month. The College received a Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree grant from Cacapon Institute to plant 24 trees around the Administration Building, the Quad and surrounding areas. The initiative was under the direction of Biology Professors Vicki Huffman and Erin Cunningham. This is one of seven CommuniTree projects that will be taking place this fall. Since 2012, CommuniTree has sponsored 233 tree planting projects in the Potomac Headwaters and planted more than 6,200 trees with more than 15,000 volunteers.

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PSC geology instructor describes rare fossil

Nathan Van Vranken, visiting instructor of geology and biology at West Virginia University Potomac State College, holds a cast of an aspidorhynchid fish. Aspidorhynchids, like Belonostomus, have been extinct for millions of years and are recognizable by t

Nathan Van Vranken, visiting instructor of geology and biology at West Virginia University Potomac State College, holds a cast of an aspidorhynchid fish. Aspidorhynchids, like Belonostomus, have been extinct for millions of years and are recognizable by their needle-like snout. (Photo credit: Nicholas Gardner, Mary F. Shipper Library)

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Bishop to be recognized during PSC Homecoming banquet

Charles Bishop, Jr.

West Virginia University Potomac State College will recognize various individuals during Homecoming festivities this fall.  Among those being honored at the awards banquet on September 28th is Charles H. Bishop, Jr., PhD (1958), who will be recognized with the Alumni Achievement Award in acknowledgement of his accomplishments.

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