Sergeant Michael Cannon was recently named the 2023 Outstanding Staff Person of the Year at West Virginia University Potomac State College. Sgt. Cannon has served as a University Police officer at the College for more than 32 years. He has also severed as a firefighter in the Keyser community for 37 years and recognizes that no greater need exists than that of the safety and security of people.
Andrea Schafer receives prestigious Nicholas Evans Award
Each year, at the direction of the Office of the Provost on the West Virginia University Morgantown campus, the Academic Advising Council selects honorees for the Nicholas Evans Awards for Advising Excellence, in recognition of outstanding advising and mentoring provided by faculty and professional advisors within the WVU system.
Alumnus Edward Richards to be recognized at WVU Potomac State College
Aubrey Gahagen named Catamounts Climb Higher award recipient
Aubrey Gahagen, a senior in the Bachelor of Science
School of Nursing program, has been presented with the Catamounts Climb Higher
award at West Virginia University Potomac State College.
WVU Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble to present free concert, April 25
The West Virginia University Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble will present a big band jazz concert on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m., in the Church-McKee Arts Center auditorium.
The band will perform a variety of big band jazz styles featuring arrangements by Lennie Neihaus, Eric Richards, Gordon Goodwin, Mike Tomaro, and an Ellington tribute by John Berry. Featured will be many of the band’s outstanding soloists as well as vocalist, Beau (Hartman) Maxey.
Olivia Yost named Catamounts Climb Higher award recipient
Law named Catamounts Climb Higher award recipient
Richard "RK" Law, a sophomore business administration major from Beckley, W.Va., was recently named a Catamounts Climb Higher award recipient at West Virginia University Potomac State College.
Whipkey named senior advisor and chief of staff at WVU Potomac State College
KEYSER, W.Va. – When Brady Whipkey was growing up on a little farm in Calhoun County, he knew a few things: he loved his country and wanted to serve it; he would always be a defender of the underdog and a fighter for those who could not defend themselves; and he wanted to leave his corner of the world a little better than he found it.
As the new senior advisor and chief of staff to the campus president at WVU Potomac State College, he continues along the path that started 45 years ago on the backroads of West Virginia.
WVU Potomac State College hosting 10th STEM Festival, March 25
The 10th Annual Mineral County STEM Festival will be held at West Virginia University Potomac State College on Saturday, March 25, from noon to 4 p.m. This exciting event is free and open to the public.
Learners of all ages will enjoy the engaging and fun hands-on activities at this year’s interactive STEM Festival while touching and inspecting real dinosaur fossils, making jewelry, constructing a mobius strip, and much more.
WVU PSC alumnus and current students make it “Big” in upcoming musical theatre production!
“Big-The Musical” is coming to the Church-McKee Arts Center stage at West Virginia University Potomac State College from March 24 through April 2.
The musical adaptation of the 1988 film starring Tom Hanks as twelve-year-old Josh Baskin, will have viewers laughing and tapping their feet in this unforgettable theatrical performance.