WVU Potomac State College-Community Concert Band to perform free concert

The West Virginia University Potomac State College-Community Concert Band, under the direction of Brian Plitnik, PhD, will hold a concert on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.  

The Band, consisting of talented members of the campus and community, will perform the following selections: Gavorkna Fanfare by Jack Stamp; Canto by Francis McBeth; Shenandoah arranged by Claude Smith; Folksong Festival by Ryan Nowlin; Chorale and Alleluia by Howard Hanson; Marching Up Broadway arranged by Robert Lowden; A Toonful Tune by Rick DeJonge; and the Quarantiner March by Charles Whitehill.

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WVU to ease some campus protocols, mask requirements for classrooms, labs will continue across all campuses (Info specific to PSC included)

As infection and hospitalization rates due to the delta variant decrease, West Virginia University will lift mask requirements for individuals across all campuses in all indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status, beginning Thursday, Oct. 21. However, the University will continue to require masks in all classrooms, labs or any WVU System facility or building being used as a classroom for the remainder of the semester.

Following CDC guidelines, those who are not vaccinated will be expected to wear a mask in all indoor settings as well as outdoors where large groups are gathered, and masks will continue to be required on the PRT and WVU buses across all campuses through Jan. 18, 2022, under federal guidelines from the Transportation Security Administration 

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Mid-term grades are viewable; Late-start classes start next week

Now that mid-term grades are viewable in STAR, students may find that they need to add an extra class or boost their GPA. Instructions to access your mid-term grades can be found at: https://admissions.potomacstatecollege.edu/current-student/grade-reports.\

Students interested in taking late start classes should register ASAP since low-enrolled courses may be canceled. Late start classes will begin the week of October 11.  Add/Drop for late start courses will be Tuesday, October 12. Students can register through STAR and can find instructions at the following link https://admissions.potomacstatecollege.edu/current-student/add-or-drop-a-class, or contact their advisor for assistance.

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Tri-State College Night now a virtual event

Tri-State College Night is now a virtual event, so join us from the comfort of your home!  The Maryland College Application Campaign is sponsoring the 53rd annual Tri-State College Night on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m.  

WVU Potomac State College will be one of the 50 colleges, universities and technical schools, as well as military and public service organizations on hand to provide information and answer your questions.

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Few seats remain for Potomac State College’s Alumni Achievement Dinner, Oct. 16

A few seats remain available to attend West Virginia University Potomac State College’s upcoming Alumni Achievement Dinner, scheduled during homecoming, Saturday, Oct. 16. Overall capacity is limited as a precautionary measure to allow for physical distancing. The dinner will be held in the Davis Conference Center starting with a social at 5 p.m., the dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the awards program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Honorees this year include Kenneth Haines, Class of 1950, PSC professor emeritus of modern languages, to be awarded the Alumni Achievement award posthumously; A. Jay Root, Mineral County Health Department Administrator, will receive the Distinguished Service award; and Logan DelSignore, Class of 2012, a local realtor and entrepreneur will receive the Young Alumni Achievement award.  

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Chi-Town Authority to Perform Saturday, Oct. 16; Free admittance to PSC students with student IDs

As a Chicago tribute band, Chi-Town Transit Authority prominently features the horn section as well as the tight vocal harmonies that Chicago is known for and they are bringing this signature sound to the region for one show only Saturday, Oct. 16, as the Highland Arts Unlimited (HAU) season continues.

A self-contained, eight piece performance group, Chi-Town is dedicated to recreating the premier concert experience of the band Chicago. The 90-minute performance will get underway at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Church-McKee Arts Center on the campus of WVU Potomac State College.

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Potomac State College Athletics to host Trunk-or-Treat event, Saturday, Oct. 30

The WVU Potomac State College Athletics Department along with student organizations will host a Trunk-or-Treat event for the Keyser community Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the J. Edward Kelley Complex parking lot on campus. This event is free to the community. 

If there are any local businesses or nonprofit organizations who would like to participate in this event, contact PSC Athletics Director Amanda Larkin at Amanda.larkin@mail.wvu.edu 

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