Ali Barrett was named the 2017 Outstanding Student of the Year at the annual Scholars’ Wall and Recognition Day Ceremony. The nominees for the prestigious E. William Noland Outstanding Student Award were Samuel Aloi, Samantha Hesse, Breanna Nestor, Nickolas Imes, Ali Barrett, Sarah Whiteman and Hannah Dickson. Barrett, Dickson and Whiteman were chosen by a faculty committee to be honored on the Scholar’s Wall after … Continue reading OUTSTANDING STUDENT


  Ed Buckbee, a Potomac State College alumnus, described how space pioneers took America to the moon and back to 122 guests at the Davis Conference Center. A journalism and business management major, Buckbee completed his degree at WVU. His colorful NASA career includes attending lunches of Alan Shepard and John Glenn, writing and producing television documentaries and starting the first space artifacts program in … Continue reading NASA SPEAKER

PSC Professor Eric Slivoskey Hikes Across Spain

By Molly Browning, staff writer Potomac State College professor Eric Slivoskey hiked for four weeks across Spain, impacting him mentally, physically and spiritually. His journey was from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Slivoskey hiked 1,104,513 steps over a period of 27 days, which equated to 776.2 miles. Slivoskey had originally heard about the famous trail from a colleague in … Continue reading PSC Professor Eric Slivoskey Hikes Across Spain

Spring Break Spots to Keep You and Your Wallet Happy

  By Alyssa Murray, staff writer Spring Break (March 4-11 this academic year) is always highly anticipated and majorly expensive. Finding a fun spot to relax and enjoy yourself while also staying on a budget is not exactly the easiest thing to do. It may seem long away now, but it will be here before you know it. College kids are typically on the strictest … Continue reading Spring Break Spots to Keep You and Your Wallet Happy

McNeill’s Rangers: Remembering the Past

McNeill’s Raid: Remembering the Past with the Present Written by Trevor Kesner, contributing writer Blast from the past comes to Grace United Methodist Church with a presentation by local retired professor Jim Hoey (pictured third from the left) and Gary Clites. Professor Jim Hoey paints the picture of a man and his crew going through the familiar sights of the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. … Continue reading McNeill’s Rangers: Remembering the Past

Strong Armed Robbery

By Maria Francis and Gale VanHouten Richard A. Smith, aka Champ, a retired Potomac State College employee who spends a few hours a day in the Underground playing pool with students, was robbed in front of the Underground of the Student Union Saturday, April 9. In 1992, he was recognized for holding the record for longest employment at PSC with 47 years of service. Smith … Continue reading Strong Armed Robbery

Bosley added to Scholars’ Wall

David Bosley, Ph.D. (Class of 1946), a former resident of Keyser, was recognized by the Alumni Association at Potomac State College of West Virginia University during a special ceremony on Sunday, April 24, with the inscription of his name on the Duke Anthony Whitmore/Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Academic Achievement Wall (Scholars’ Wall), which was conceived in order to recognize the academic and scholarly achievements of … Continue reading Bosley added to Scholars’ Wall