Hiking the Appalachian Trail

What it takes to hike the Appalachian Trail was the focus of discussion at an evening event organized by the Social Justice Council, and attended by a crowd of students and faculty of Potomac State College recently. Speaking at the event, Steve Oberlechner, author and instructor, offered anecdotes laced with facts and details about the history of the trail, such as how the adventure was … Continue reading Hiking the Appalachian Trail

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Journalism students visit Reed College of Media

As part of a continued effort to integrate the PSC journalism program with WVU-Reed College of Media, a group of journalism students toured the Reed College facilities in Morgantown on Friday, November 9.  The tour, initiated by the College of Media, was to familiarize the students with available facilities and to ensure smooth transfer of students, on completion of their two-year program at Keyser. The … Continue reading Journalism students visit Reed College of Media

Silent Knights Dominate PSC Trivia Night

Written by Tonaj Jonas & Raen Wallace The annual holiday trivia night at Potomac State College was held recently at the Mary F. Shipper Library with six teams competing: The Noel-It-Alls, Silent Knights, Sleighers, Jingle Bells, The Frosty Fighters, The Santa Helpers and Snowflakes. The game was emceed by activities program manager Dr. Edward Brown and librarian Virginia Kline whose infectious charisma and laughter brightened … Continue reading Silent Knights Dominate PSC Trivia Night

Stitching Spools and Sipping Tea

Written by: Ross Liggett When most people think of crocheting, an image of old women sitting around a table or a pre-teen summer camp is conjured. Librarian Linda Banes wants to change this image with her leading of the club Sip and Stitch. Originally started in February of 2018 by Residence Hall Coordinator Amanda Renick with hopes of creating a more personal channel of communication … Continue reading Stitching Spools and Sipping Tea

Students want more engagement opportunities on campus

On August 31st, 2018, WVU main campus hosted a color run to show Mountaineer pride. Although, it is an important event on main campus, many Potomac State students were not aware of this event or its meaning. Brooke Holcomb discussed her ambivalence towards participation. She explained that college students have many tasks to keep track of and that may keep people from attending events. Holcomb … Continue reading Students want more engagement opportunities on campus

College Library Receives Facelift

Mary F. Shipper Library, our campus library, has undergone significant changes in the past five years. We’ve instituted customer friendly policies such as the elimination of fines, extending book loan periods to the entire semester, and permitting students to eat and drink in the library. We’ve also undergone physical facility changes by creating additional new spaces on the first floor, building study rooms on the … Continue reading College Library Receives Facelift

PSC New Nursing Program

A new feather has been added to the academic cap of WVU Potomac State College in the opening of a degree awarding School of Nursing program. Located on the J. Edward Kelly complex (former national Guard Armory), the new school is part of a larger WVU Nursing program spread across four campuses in the State. The others are in Beckley, Charleston, and Morgantown. PSC president, … Continue reading PSC New Nursing Program