West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed this week as "College Application and Exploration Week" in recognition of the statewide campaign organized by the College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV). Staff from nearly 450 schools will host college-planning activities throughout the week to help students consider their postsecondary education opportunities.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg will be one of multiple locations throughout the state to host the annual College Goal SundaySM event on Sunday, Feb. 15, presented by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

The College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV), the West Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and several other college access programs work together to coordinate the event.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Alexandra Cousteau, award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic Explorer and granddaughter of the late Jacques Cousteau, will give a presentation in Charleston on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Fairmont State University Office of International Student Services will sponsor the third GlobalWV Training and Networking Event on Thursday, April 10, at Fairmont State.

Friday, March 21, 2014

The West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair will take place Saturday, March 22, at Fairmont State University. The event is sponsored by the Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Division of Science and Research.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Through the WVROCKS initiative launched by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, adult students at Fairmont State University have found greater success in completing a four-year degree.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg will be one of 25 locations throughout the state to host the annual College Goal SundaySM event on Sunday, Feb. 9, presented by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

The College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV), the West Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and several other college access programs including TRiO and GEAR UP work together to coordinate the event.

Monday, December 02, 2013

About 150 students will participate in Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.

To view a live video stream of the Commencement ceremony on Dec. 14, click here.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Higher Education Day at the Legislature on March 21 was held at the State Capitol to recognize West Virginia’s higher education institutions and to provide information to potential students, policymakers and the general public regarding the postsecondary education opportunities available in West Virginia. 

Friday, January 11, 2013

The Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg will be one of 23 locations throughout the state to host the annual College Goal SundaySM event on Sunday, Feb. 10, presented by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

Students and parents can receive assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the free workshops.