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-hm, 99. Nm))t)rr 3~ I t)or~d;l~. Nvph)))l)vr Ig 2(t|).! IJ~DEgSlm' t OM~k~x~' Welcome Students, Welcome back! Our campus been pretty quiet during tllis summa. With your return, life and vitality again appe s on o.ur campus, has oone Ior over 130 years, the college welcomes you to me oeganmng or anomer acaaemac year. One, we hope will be filled opportumtles: challenges .and _u! !ysu I think you'll find the enttre couege commumty reaay to join you m tins aovenuac. As part of the Glenville State College family, so join a much ! ger ommu ty. of y,. _..:.... I o rqlow encourage you tu uavwJv ,u ua taut surrounamg COUnUW. I, e,-., .... All .... ,---I --hutches, business, orgamzatmns and serwce agencies. actwities oltae tot;m v . of these entities are active supporters of your college and stand ready to welcome you and support your efforts. " As you begin this academic year, I recommend that you review the mission statement of Glenville State College. mp!y s tat t ho :f f ucS t vffeOLthe ed - ,. ,,.... toeducanng stuaenm to , p, _ , vur, college are comuu ,--. ,, . - "'-" -- -"Drovidin hi"t" -'ualP-, o.,a ..... ;hl itizdnS. We have a uamuon p. and experiences with emphasis on teacner eaucatton, _ v- ,,----- _ ...... o;,.. and land resources. Our success, however,in business, human is d dant upon youjoining us. Go to providing these q ., ,. , , . class study hard, communicate wire yot prozessors aria you u maxamrze your ' " -' o" rtunity is yours, now is the time to op to be successttu. vv,., . . . . po ty - -" I wish you every success m this journey. aetermine your destmauou. ., Welcome[ N. Freeman Interim President Street # Olenville, West Virginia 26351 (304) 462-4110 (304) 462-7610 (FAX) # Section B - Student Shopper's Edition 2003 The Glenville Democrat The Glenville Pathfinder Welcome students! Robert N. Freeman, Interim ! esident of GSC An Editorial: lie a To our Glenville State College and Gilmer County public schools' students and faculty, we editors warmly greet you and wish you every success during this current and most exciting academic year of 2003-20C~. The year promises to be "exciting" in many ways beyond the traditional homecomings, parades, cultural events, and sports competitions. First of all, a new technology, which will be put online this year, will offer you students at both GSC and Gilmer County High School greatly expanded educational opportuni- ties for learning via the Internet. This is being brought about through an innovative joint GSC-Center ibr Appalachian Network Access (CANA) pilot project which will make the whole world a study and discovery laboratory for you. For example, if you want to take French as a foreign language, you'll be able to sign on to the class in France with an authentic French language teacher by way wi.,eleu Internet te, cl-mology .... Second/y, Olenville, the host commun./ OSC move, with a new mayor (Brian Kennedy), a growing business sector, and a m~w vision. In fact, the recently concluded $80,000 "Vision Plan's" study foresees a comprehensive revitalization oftbe downtown and Hays City business districts, thereby making a more beautiful community for you young people to live in and to find recreational activities. Finally, we editors want to assure you tl-mt the businesses and professional people who are advertising in this special "Student Shopper's Guide" are eager to welcome you into their businesms and committed to bringing you the finest products and/or services available. During this great year, be mindful that many community, college and high school volunteers are working hard to make your studies in Glenville even more beneficial and pleasurable. David H. Corcoran, Sr., Puifllsher-Edi- [Or ! ! ! or for adu- facts Personal time, tion for GSC list was corn- so don't go by without freshmen, the in- course sylla- is invaluable. it away --- it's course's )rofessor may either test or leaves it up to to read their syl- On. So, don't disregard them or throw opening his/her car door into them away, and use them to yours, write down the other keep current on assignments, vehicle's license plate number It's imperative to change the or its parking tag number. date sticker on identification The best time to find a parking cards and the sticker for meal spot is 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Park- plans from year-to-year. Ifing can be found not only on the date sticker isn't changed campus, but also in the gravel on the identification card, you lot below the college or in the lot on Johnson Street. can't get into concerts or plays because the box office won't Look at all the kiosks and bul- think that you're a current stu- letin boards throughout cam- dent. The meal plan stickerpus for special events that may needs to be changed for this be coming up (each division reason as well; als, make sure holds its own activities for its the correct meal plan sticker is majors). on the student I.D. When trying to resell a book for a course that occurs only To save worry over dents on vehicles from someone else once a year or once every two u Deserve .-,2 We can help! Enjoy our delicious breakfast menu or taste our satisfying lunch or dinner items. )S Hays cirri Glenville 462.5010 years, try to resell it the se- mester before it recurs. Learn the computer lab and the library's hours. Also, when using the labs, there are knowl- edgeable staff members who can assist you with the com- puters (the library has many electronic databases, such as EBSCO databases, that may cause confusion for the first time user). Commuters should make time allowances for road condi- tions when coming to class; traveling may have to go at a slower pace. Professors may also excuse you early if road conditions worsen while at- I I -- I I @ The Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center now has several state-of-the art articulation agreements in conjunction with Glenville State College. Career Center classes allow students to accumulate college credit toward degreed programs. Existing programs include Criminal Justice, Business Education, Environmental Technology and CISCO/ AIRES. Average credits tam between 12 and 16 hours of college credit. For more information, please contact Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center Rt. 5 " Grantsvtll 304-354-6151 tending class, Before graduating, make sure applications and evaluations are in before their deadlines. Check the registar's office. Certain textbooks can be used for two part courses. Know which textbooks you can do this with. Use a division's work experi- ences and internships to help gain practical work experi- ence. Check with the division chair about these opportuni- ties. Students living in residence halls must either leave for the extended holidays or pay an extra rooming charge (this may be very applicable for interna- tional students). Campus Health Services pro- vide medical assistance to all GSC students. Contact them for additional physician refer- rals. The Health Department of- fers free or discounted pap smears or family planning clinics once a month. Also, the Women's, Infants and Children's program (WlC), located across from the Post Office is very beneficial for providing health advice and food for qualifying mothers. Keeping these tips in mind will help see a student through the school year at GSC. PG's Hours of Ooeration Monday--Friday 7:00 a.m.--I 1:00 p,m. Saturday & Sunday 4:00 p.m.---I 1:00 p.m. )