Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
WorkForce West Virginia and the state’s Community and Technical College system are partnering to help hourly workers earn a higher education.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer in-state tuition rates to all students in three online programs.The Dominion Post reports that the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's board has scheduled interviews with five finalists for the president's job.The candidates will visit the campus…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors has named Dr. Marie Foster Gnage president emeritus. Gnage is the sixth president of WVU…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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