WVU Potomac State College Reinvents Equine Management Major for Fall 2020

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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Potomac State graduate, Madison Sites presented with awards

Madison Sites

West Virginia University Potomac State College held its 80th Recognition Day Awards ceremony and Scholars’ Wall event earlier this spring.  During this time, Madison Sites, a biology major from Sugar Grove, W.Va., received several awards, one of which was the Keyser Rotary Club’s “Service Above Self” award.

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PSC Honor’s Class visits SARAH’S House

West Virginia University Potomac State College Students: Matthew Wright, Zachary Dalonges, Katelyn Huff, PSC Psychology Instructor Molly Alvaro, Emalee Plumley, and Macie Zirk visited Sarah’s House in conjunction with their Psychology 241 Honor’s cl

West Virginia University Potomac State College Students (l-r): Matthew Wright, Zachary Dalonges, Katelyn Huff, PSC Psychology Instructor Molly Alvaro, Emalee Plumley, and Macie Zirk visited SARAH’S House in conjunction with their Psychology 241 Honor’s class at the College.

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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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WVU Potomac State College Announces President’s List for Spring 2020

West Virginia University Potomac State College President Jennifer Orlikoff announces 222 students who earned a place on the President’s list for spring 2020.  To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 grade point average while maintaining a full-time student status. Those students who earned a place on the President’s List include:

Taylor Adams

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WVU Potomac State College Announces Dean’s List for Spring 2020

West Virginia University Potomac State College Dean of Academic Affairs Greg Ochoa announces 254 students who earned a place on the Dean’s list for spring 2020. In order to be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours of graded courses, earn a 3.0-3.699 grade point average and may have no D, F, or I grades. The following students have met the criteria:

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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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West Virginia University, divisional campuses, plans to open for fall, holds line on tuition, fees for ’20-’21 year

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Envisioning a return of students to its three campuses in the fall, the West Virginia University Board of Governors announced Friday (May 1) that base tuition and fees will remain unchanged for the academic year beginning in August. 

“We have every hope and expectation of safely resuming in-person education in Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser for the fall semester,” President Gordon Geesaid. “The safety and well-being of students, faculty and staff, as well as the community will drive decisions, but we believe it will be possible to restart classes on campus, albeit with new measures, guidelines and precautions to inhibit the spread of COVID-19.”

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