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June 4, 2019

Six West Virginia Communities Selected to Participate in Community Revitalization Initiative PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Six West Virginia communities were officially welcomed as FHLBank Pittsburgh Blueprint Communities® at a ceremony held today in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Blueprint Communities is a place-based revitalization initiative created by FHLBank Pittsburgh and administered in West Virginia by The West Virginia Community Development Hub (The Hub). The initiative provides...

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Reverse Transfer Agreement – WVNCC & WLU

May 22, 2019

REVERSE TRANSFER AGREEMENT MAKES DEGREE COMPLETION EASIER WHEELING, WV, May 21, 2019 — West Virginia Northern Community College (WVNCC) and West Liberty University (WLU) signed a reverse transfer agreement today, making degree completion easier for students who start at WVNCC and transfer to WLU. A reverse transfer agreement allows students who started at WVNCC, but transferred to WLU before graduating with an associate degree, the opportunity to apply credits earned at WLU towards an associ...

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Appalachian Power Awards $155,000 to Fund Economic Development

December 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APPALACHIAN POWER AWARDS $155,000 TO FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ROANOKE, Va., November 23, 2016 – Projects in several Virginia and West Virginia counties and cities have been selected to share $155,000 in economic development grants from Appalachian Power. The awards announced this week are part of Appalachian Power’s efforts to promote economic growth in the company’s service territory. Thirteen localities and nonprofits will receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,...

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The Health Plan to Relocate Their Corporate Headquarters to Wheeling, W.Va.

December 2, 2015

Wheeling, W.Va. – The Health Plan, a not-for-profit community health organization, with offices in St. Clairsville and Massillon, Ohio and Charleston and Morgantown,W.Va., today announced it will be moving its corporate headquarters from St. Clairsville, Ohio to downtown Wheeling, W.Va. Currently, The Health Plan employs over 300 people in its corporate headquarters and a total of 400+ employees in all of its four offices. “The Health Plan was established in 1979 as a West Virginia corporati...

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WVNCC Awarded $18250 for New Software

November 19, 2015

Dominion Resources has awarded West Virginia Northern Community College a grant of $18,250 that will be used for computer software to aid classroom instruction in the Petroleum Technology program. WVNCC was one of 40 higher education institutions in 11 states to receive an educational grant this year from Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, headquartered in Richmond, Va. The grant was issued by the Dominion Foundation to the WVNCC Foundation. According t...

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