March 28, 2013
Artomatic, the destination art event that creates community, builds audience and expands economic development by transforming available space into a playground for artistic expression, is coming to Jefferson County, W.Va. AHA's first Artomatic@Jefferson Community Meeting will be 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in room 112 of the Center for Contemporary Arts, 92 West Campus Drive, at Shepherd University. AHA! is licensing the Washington, D.C., art event and will produce Artomatic@Jefferson in October 2013, with original art exhibits and events that showcase creative work in visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music, dance and film.
March 28, 2013
The Top Five Jazz quartet The Lee Konitz New Quartet will perform. 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Shepherd University's Frank Center, off University Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $22. Call 304-876-5785, email email@example.com or go to www.sufom.org . Gymnastics and circus acts The Gymkana Troupe from the University of Maryland will perform gymnastics and circus tricks. 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown.
March 28, 2013
Two Martinsburg brothers are among the many Eastern Panhandle students who qualified Wednesday for the West Virginia State Math Field Day in April. David Zollinger and Robert Zollinger took first place in their age groups to qualify for the state competiton. In addition, their brother, Matthew, is an alternate for the state competition. There were approximately 250 students in grades four to 12 who competed in the Regional Math Field Day at Potomac State College in Keyser. Participants represented Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan and Pendleton counties.
March 28, 2013
McCrae Nicole Wright has been selected to represent the West Virginia Horticulture Society at the 86th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Wright is a 2012 graduate of Martinsburg (W.Va.) High School, where she participated in Key Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also was the historian of DECA and a cheerleader. Wright is a freshman majoring in general studies at Shepherd University. Wright was a princess at the 33rd Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival and has participated in dance since the age of 5. Wright is the daughter of Brenda and Brett Wright of Martinsburg and the granddaughter of Canna Crowell of Martinsburg and the late Robert Wright and Jean and John Phillips of Boonsboro.
March 27, 2013
Shepherd University will partner with Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield, W.Va., to provide a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education, according to a Shepherd University news release. The joint program, which will begin in 2014, will serve an initial group of 20 students. The program will deliver the first four semesters of the elementary education degree, which consist of 100- and 200-level core courses, introductory professional education classes and specialty studies, at Eastern's Moorefield campus.
March 26, 2013
The Berkeley County Board of Education on Tuesday approved Lewis A. Mullenax as the new principal of Eagle School Intermediate beginning July. Mullenax, a 13-year Berkeley County Schools employee, began teaching fourth grade at Mill Creek Intermediate School. In 2005, he was appointed assistant principal at Tomahawk Intermediate School and has served as principal at Mountain Ridge Intermediate School since 2010. “I am looking forward to working with the children, families and staff at Eagle School,” Mullenax said in a news release.
March 20, 2013
Amy Bittle Rohrer, 42, of 603 Fair Meadows Blvd., Hagerstown, Md., died, Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Meritus Medical Center. Born Friday, May 1, 1970, in Norristown, Pa., she was the beloved daughter of Juanita B. (Carr) Elliott and Dr. William Elliott of Hagerstown and the late Earl Gordon Bittle. She graduated from Boonsboro High School class of 1988. She went on to further her education at Hagerstown Community College, Shepherd University where she received a BA in social work, Shippensburg University where she earned a master's degree in communications, and later returned to Hagerstown Community College to obtain her degree as a registered nurse.
March 15, 2013
Monday, March 18 - Jefferson Memorial Hospital, 300 S. Preston St., Ranson, W.Va., noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21 - Shepherd University, 301 King St., Shepherds-town, W.Va., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 22 - Knights of Columbus, 108 W. Stephen St., Martinsburg, W.Va., 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 25 - Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 25 - Martinsburg Mall,...
March 14, 2013
The Shepherd University Board of Governors approved tuition increases for the fall semester at its meeting Thursday. In-state undergraduate tuition will rise by $211 per semester, from $2,917 to $3,128, and $352 per semester for out-of-state students, from $7,568 to $7,920. In-state graduate tuition will increase $31 per credit hour for in-state students, from $351 to $382, and $44 per credit hour for out-of-state students, from $498 to $542. “In our financial deliberations, we took great care to protect affordability and student access to higher education,” said Shepherd University President Suzanne Shipley said.
March 10, 2013
Sunday, March 10, 2013 * COLLEGE BASEBALL North Iowa 1, HCC 0 VERO BEACH, Fla. - Lucas Bakkar pitched a four-hit shutout, striking out 10 to lead North Iowa past Hagerstown Community College on Sunday. Dakota Deshong was the hard-luck loser for HCC (9-3). The left-hander allowed one run on two hits and three walks while striking out six. North Iowa scored the game's only run in the fourth inning on a single, walk, groundout and sacrifice fly. North Iowa 000 100 0 - 1 2 0 Hagerstown 000 000 0 - 0 4 1 Bakker and Swenson.