FEBRUARY 15, 2019, KEYSER, WV -- Ethan Patrick joins the West Virginia University Potomac State College Catamounts as the new head men’s soccer coach in preparation for the 2019 fall season. Most recently he served as an assistant soccer coach at both Marywood University (NCAA DIII), in Scranton, Pa. and Richard Bland College (NJCAA DI), in Petersburg, Va.
WVU Potomac State College’s men’s basketball team is ranked #1 in the nation according to the NJCAA Division II Poll.
“I am very excited and happy for the players on our team. They have worked hard and played hard for several months to win 21 straight games and to be recognized as the current number one team in the country. This is awesome. We understand that the road for us ahead is very difficult and we plan to continue the trek toward a regional championship. Proud is the only word that describes my feelings at this moment. #GOCATAMOUNTS,” said Head Coach Shawn White.
The men will take to the court again tomorrow night, Feb. 13, against Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, at 7 p.m., in the Lough Gym.
Treat your sweetheart (or yourself) to dinner and a show at West Virginia University Potomac State College’s annual Valentine’s Day Dinner and Show on Saturday, February 16. This event will be held in the Davis Conference Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6 p.m.
The cutting edge sound of Dueling Pianos is back by popular demand as this year’s entertainment. Attendees will be amused with an interactive show that’s sure to have everyone clapping, laughing, singing, and dancing!
During the month of February, West Virginia University Potomac State College will host “A Celebration of Black History,” a month-long event series featuring a diverse group of artists, citizens and scholars to conduct presentations that highlight the achievements and contributions of African-Americans to the American culture and the world. All of these events are free and open to the public.
Reginald Owens, who served as vice president of human resources at FedEx Corporation, and Donaldson Twyman, managing director for FedEx’s AGFS Central West District, will deliver a keynote address on entrepreneurship, accountability and Black experience in the business world on Thursday, February 7 at 6 p.m. in the Davis Conference Center.
The special interest course, Introduction to Fly-Fishing, will once again be offered this spring at West Virginia University Potomac State College.
Children attending last year’s Mineral County STEM Festival were challenged to build the tallest tower out of spaghetti straws that would support the largest marshmallow. Lending some advice is Brandon Felton, far right, a mechanical engineer with RK&K Civil Engineering. This year’s STEM Festival will be held Saturday, March 30, from noon to 4 p.m., on the WVU Potomac State College campus, in Keyser, W.Va.
Recipients for the ‘Keyser’s Got Talent’ competition at West Virginia University Potomac State College include:
The Mineral County STEM Network will host the 6thAnnual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Festival for area students and parents. The event will be held Saturday, March 23, from noon to 4 p.m., on the WVU Potomac State College campus in Keyser, W.Va.
This area STEM Festival is modeled after the USA Science and Engineering Festival and Expoheld in Washington, D.C. It is an exciting venue to experience the numerous hands-on activities! Interested groups are invited to submit proposals.
Area residents will showcase their talent during the ‘Keyser’s Got Talent’ competition on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center on the West Virginia University Potomac State College campus.
The PSC Alumni Association in conjunction with the Black Student Alliance Club at the College is sponsoring the talent show.
Youth, up to 18 years of age, and their parents are invited to enjoy a day of outdoor fun at the J. Edward Kelley Complex on the campus of West Virginia University Potomac State College.
The Tink Smith Collegiate Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) at WVU Potomac State College will host their Third Annual Catamount JAKES Showcase on January 26from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission to the event is free.