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Glenville State College

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East Glenville, WV, United States

Glenville State College is a public four-year college located in Glenville, a town in the rural north-central part of the U.S. state of West Virginia. Wikipedia.

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News Article | April 17, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of West Virginia’s best colleges for 2017. 17 four-year schools were highlighted, with West Virginia Wesleyan College, Bethany College, Wheeling Jesuit University, West Virginia University Institute of Technology and West Virginia University scoring in the top five. Of the 10 two-year schools included in the ranking, Cabell County Career Technology Center, West Virginia Northern Community College, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Mountwest Community and Technical College and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College were the top five. A full list of winning schools is included below. “These West Virginia schools have created a culture of both academic and career success,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “When we look at measures of alumni success next to each school’s quality of education, these are the clear leaders in the state.” To be included on West Virginia’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on more than a dozen additional data points including diversity of program offerings, career services, educational counseling, financial aid availability, graduation rates and student/teacher ratios. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in West Virginia” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in West Virginia for 2017 include: Alderson Broaddus University Bethany College Bluefield State College Concord University Davis & Elkins College Fairmont State University Glenville State College Marshall University Ohio Valley University Shepherd University University of Charleston West Liberty University West Virginia State University West Virginia University West Virginia University Institute of Technology West Virginia Wesleyan College Wheeling Jesuit University The Best Two-Year Colleges in West Virginia for 2017 include: Ben Franklin Career Center Blue Ridge Community and Technical College BridgeValley Community & Technical College Cabell County Career Technology Center Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Mountwest Community and Technical College New River Community and Technical College Pierpont Community and Technical College Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College West Virginia Northern Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


Cynarski W.J.,University of Rzeszow | Yu J.-H.,Glenville State College | Pawelec P.,International Martial Arts and Combat Sport Scientific Society
Ido Movement for Culture | Year: 2017

Problem. In the theoretical framework of the sport sociology and coaching was taken analysis the link of activity undertaken by people practicing martial arts with their physical general fitness and special fitness/efficiency. It was decided to take into account the social factor (activity) and the regular measurement of efficiency. Method. As an indicator of activity was adopted ranking led by technical director, as an indicator of the special efficiency - held technical level kyu or dan, awarded on the basis of expert judgment by the practical test. The research was carried in 6-year period 2007-2012. It includes research (purposeful choice) N=14 person practicing in this time martial arts in sections of Rzeszow Centre "Dojo Budokan" (RCDB) - central branch of Idokan Poland Association (IPA); people who are the leaders of ranking lists and winners of high scoring. Researched are practicing under direction the same coach in Rzeszow and Strzyzow. It was employed a method of expert estimate (ranking executed by technical director with assistance of two other experts, 10th dan holders), participant observation and two investigative instruments: 1) International Physical Fitness Test (IPFT); 2) Index of Physical Fitness of K. Zuchora (IPFZ). So an analysis of documents (rankings, the results of indicated tests - measuring efficiency, a central register IPA) were used, too. Statistical analysis included the use of Spearman's rank test. Results. Calculated the correlation of motor skills (according to the results IPFZ) activity (by ranking) and the results of IPFT. It has been found that there is very strong correlation between all three variables. Conclusions. Subjects are the best from among researched by the reason of their biggest activities fairest (engagement), diligence and consistency. They achieve high level of development of motor ability and physical efficiency and next technical degrees. © Idōkan Poland Association.


Colberg S.R.,Old Dominion University | Grieco C.R.,Glenville State College | Somma C.T.,Old Dominion University
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association | Year: 2014

Objectives: To compare the impact of walking with a recreational activity on postprandial glycemia, heart rate variability, and mood state following the dinner meal. Design: Participants with type 2 diabetes (T2D) participated in 3 trials on different days in random order after ingestion of a standardized dinner meal (300 ± 6 kcals). Setting: University clinical testing laboratory. Participants: Twelve participants (9 female, 3 male 58.7 ± 2.4 years) with uncomplicated T2D not taking insulin or beta-blocker medications. Intervention: Thirty minutes of self-paced walking on a treadmill (TM), 30 minutes of table tennis played continuously against the iPong robot (TT), and 30 minutes of rest (CON) undertaken 30 minutes after the start of ingestion of the same dinner meal on three occasions within a week. Measurements: Blood glucose was measured at 30-minute intervals through 180 minutes starting immediately prior to the dinner meal. Profile of Mood States was completed before and immediately following exercise or rest. Sympathovagal balance (heart rate variability) was measured prior to eating and 30 minutes after trial completion. Results: Compared with TT or CON, TM resulted in significantly lower postprandial blood glucose (P <05), as well as a greater quantity of physical activity than TT (+72%) or rest (+91%; P <01). Mean heart rate during TM was significantly greater than during TT (+25.9 beats per minute; P <01). However, neither mood state nor HRV were significantly different among trials. Conclusions: Thirty minutes of self-paced walking following the dinner meal may be more effective at lowering postprandial glycemia in T2D than a similar duration of table tennis played continuously against a robot. © 2014 American Medical Directors Association, Inc.


News Article | November 29, 2016
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An in-depth analysis of college quality and cost by AffordableCollegesOnline.org has determined the Best Online Criminal Justice Programs in the U.S. for 2016-2017. The higher education information and resource provider compared hundreds of colleges and universities around the nation to determine the top 50 two-year and top 50 four-year schools with online criminal justice degree programs respectively, ranking Washburn University, Saint Leo University, Keiser University Fort Lauderdale, Siena Heights University and Tiffin University highest among four-year schools and East Mississippi Community College, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Holmes Community College, Yavapai College and College of the Ouachitas highest among two-year schools. "A criminal justice degree provides students opportunities to work in a variety of legal or protective service careers,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. “Criminal justice students will not only find a flexible learning option in the schools on our list, but also exceptional overall value in terms of both cost and educational quality when it comes to earning a criminal justice degree online.” AffordableCollegesOnline.org requires schools to meet several minimum requirements to be eligible for placement on their rankings. Colleges must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions and must offer in-state tuition rates below $5,000 annually at two-year schools or below $25,000 annually at four-year schools. Qualifying schools are scored and ranked based on a comparison of more than a dozen qualitative and quantitative statistics, including financial aid offerings and graduation rates by school. More details on data and methodology used to rank each online criminal justice program and a complete list of schools and scores is available at: Two-year schools recognized as the Best for Online Criminal Justice in 2016-2017: Atlanta Technical College Barton County Community College Beaufort County Community College Central Georgia Technical College Central Texas College Clovis Community College Coastal Carolina Community College College of Southern Idaho College of the Ouachitas Craven Community College East Arkansas Community College East Mississippi Community College Eastern Arizona College Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus Fayetteville Technical Community College Forsyth Technical Community College Genesee Community College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Guilford Technical Community College Haywood Community College Holmes Community College Hutchinson Community College Itawamba Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College Madisonville Community College Mesa Community College Mohave Community College Montgomery Community College Mountain Empire Community College Navarro College Northeast Community College Northwest Mississippi Community College Ozarka College Pamlico Community College Rio Salado College Southeastern Illinois College Southeastern Technical College Southwest Virginia Community College Southwestern Community College Stanly Community College Tallahassee Community College Trinity Valley Community College Truckee Meadows Community College Tyler Junior College Vance-Granville Community College Wayne Community College Western Piedmont Community College Western Wyoming Community College Wilson Community College Yavapai College Four-year schools recognized as the Best for Online Criminal Justice in 2016-2017: Amridge University Arkansas State University - Main Campus Arkansas Tech University Ashland University Baker College Bellevue University Bethel University Campbellsville University Chaminade University of Honolulu Colorado Christian University Columbia College Concordia University - Saint Paul Drury University Eastern Kentucky University Fayetteville State University Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Hays State University Glenville State College Granite State College Hampton University Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Judson College Keiser University - Fort Lauderdale Liberty University McNeese State University Mercy College Mississippi College North Carolina Central University Saint Leo University Sam Houston State University Shorter University Siena Heights University Southwestern College SUNY College of Technology at Canton The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Tiffin University University of Alaska Fairbanks University of Arkansas at Little Rock University of Central Florida University of Central Missouri University of Great Falls University of Maine at Fort Kent University of Maryland - University College University of Massachusetts - Lowell University of the Cumberlands Washburn University Washington State University Western New Mexico University Wichita State University Wilmington University AffordableCollegesOnline.org began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by nearly 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 120 government organizations.


Chandler J.L.,West Virginia University | McGraw J.B.,West Virginia University | Bennington C.,Stetson University | Shaver G.R.,Ecosystems Center | And 2 more authors.
Population Ecology | Year: 2015

Moist tussock tundra, dominated by the sedge Eriophorum vaginatum L., covers approximately 3.36 × 108 km2 of arctic surface area along with large amounts of subarctic land area. Eriophorum vaginatum exhibits ecotypic differentiation along latitudinal gradients in Alaska. While ecotypic differentiation may be beneficial during periods of climate stability, it may be detrimental as climate changes, causing adaptational lag. Following harvest of a 30-year reciprocal transplant experiment, age-specific demographic data on E. vaginatum tillers were collected to parameterize a Leslie matrix. Yellow Taxi analysis, based on Tukey’s Jackknife, was used to determine mean pseudovalues of tiller population growth rate ($$\overline{{\phi_{i} }}$$ϕi¯) for four source populations of E. vaginatum tussocks that were transplanted to each of three gardens along a latitudinal gradient. Source populations responded differentially along the latitudinal gradient. Survival and daughter tiller production influenced differences seen at the mid-latitude garden, and the overall tiller population performance was generally improved by northward transplanting relative to southward transplanting. A comparison of home-source $$\overline{{\phi_{i} }}$$ϕi¯ and away-source $$\overline{{\phi_{i} }}$$ϕi¯ within the same transplant garden indicates no home-site advantage. Although populations were still growing when transplanted to home-sites ($$\overline{{\phi_{i} }}$$ϕi¯ = 1.056), tiller population growth rate increased as ΔGDD became more negative relative to the home site (i.e., as tussocks were transplanted north). These results imply that populations are affected by climate gradients in a manner consistent with adaptational lag. This study documenting the response of high-latitude ecotypes to climate gradients may be an indication of the possible future effects of climate shift in more southern latitudes. © 2014, The Society of Population Ecology and Springer Japan.


McGraw J.B.,West Virginia University | Turner J.B.,West Virginia University | Chandler J.L.,West Virginia University | Vavrek M.C.,Glenville State College
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research | Year: 2014

Ecotypic specialization among populations within plant species can result in adaptational lag when the climate changes directionally. However, disturbances, whether caused by direct effects of human activities or indirect effects such as climate change, may represent zones within which natural selection is relaxed. We compared the genetically based variation in leaf morphology in Dryas octopetala within three natural populations arrayed along a snowbank gradient, to that found in a recently colonized gravel pad less than 100 m away (1600 total leaf lengths measured; 4 sites x 10 transects/site x 4 plants/transect x 10 leaves/plant). Elevated among-clone leaf length variation within the disturbed site supported the idea that disturbances may represent "hotspots" of evolutionarily significant genetic variation. In the Arctic, where colonization of disturbances is primarily by native species, adaptive evolution may be more rapid than previously thought due to relaxation of selection and subsequent mixing of previously isolated gene pools in such areas. © 2014 Regents of the University of Colorado.


Conover R.R.,Glenville State College | Wes Burger Jr. L.,Mississippi State University | Linder E.T.,University of Texas at Brownsville
Wildlife Society Bulletin | Year: 2011

Upland habitat buffers (i.e., strips of noncrop, herbaceous vegetation) that are established adjacent to wooded fencerows offer landowners an economical option to provide wildlife benefits within intensive agricultural landscapes. However, being located near a wooded edge may increase grassland bird vulnerability to edge effects through reduced nest survival. We examined nesting bird communities in field margins adjacent to wooded field edges with no buffer (i.e., control), narrow (approx. 10-m) buffers, and wide (approx. 30-m) buffers in an intensive agricultural system in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley, United States. Dickcissel (Spiza americana) and red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) accounted for 97% of nests. Nest density was >7 times greater in wide buffers than in narrow. We modeled nest survival in Program MARK as a function of time (yr and season), nest-site, and local vegetation characteristics. Nest survival was influenced by among-and within-season temporal effects and local vegetation structure, but not by buffer width. Nest success varied substantially between years and within seasons for dickcissel (12.9% and 19.1% early in the seasons of 2003 and 2004, respectively), but not for red-winged blackbird (15.1%). Overall nest-success estimates were similar to noncrop, herbaceous strips elsewhere in the United States, though whether or not these estimates represent population sinks remains uncertain. Based on this research, we advocate integrating upland habitat buffers within intensive agricultural landscapes and emphasize the use of wide buffers when grassland-nesting birds are a conservation priority. © 2011 The Wildlife Society.


Conover R.R.,Glenville State College | Dinsmore S.J.,Iowa State University | Burger Jr. L.W.,Mississippi State University
American Midland Naturalist | Year: 2014

Creating and restoring patches of noncrop early-succession vegetation within agricultural landscapes may mitigate grassland bird population declines caused by agricultural land use and intensification. Achieving this goal requires an ability to balance avian benefits with agronomics, which may be facilitated by understanding how bird communities respond to various conservation practices. We evaluated bird richness, abundance, Shannon diversity, and Total Avian Conservation Value in 20 replicates of four Conservation Reserve Program practices in an intensive rowcrop agricultural landscape in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley from May-Jul., 2005-2007. Conservation practices included: (1) large blocks of structurally-diverse early-succession vegetation (6-8 y old trees) and three buffer types; (2) 30 m wide monotypic filter strips with tall dense switchgrass (Panicum virgatum); (3) 30 m wide diverse filter strips with a forb-native warm season grass mixture; and (4) 60 m wide early-succession riparian forest buffers (1-3 y old trees). The breeding bird community was dominated by red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus; 43% of total) and dickcissels (Spiza americana; 42% of total) but commonly included eastern meadowlarks (Sturnella magna), indigo buntings (Passerina cyanea), mourning doves (Zenaida macroura), and northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus). We observed ≥1.8 × more dickcissels in large blocks and diverse filter strips than other buffers and greater Shannon diversity in large blocks than any buffers (P < 0.05). Diverse filter strips had ≥1.6 × greater overall bird density (7.2 birds/0.6 ha), on average, than all other practices. Based on these data, we conclude that buffers are attractive to farmland breeding birds and may provide important ecological benefits to supplement a conservation management system founded on large blocks of early-succession vegetation. © 2014, American Midland Naturalist.

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