West Virginia Northern Community College

Current Students

Student Activities

Student Activities offers a variety of events and other areas of interest for students to either attend or get involved in. Some of these activities are the Student Government Association (SGA), Campus Activities Board (CAB), recreational and intramural sports, the Community Outreach Opportunity Program (COOP), as well as student clubs and organizations.

WVNCC Office of Student Activities Mission Statement:

Student Activities at West Virginia Northern creates student learning, and development opportunities through social , academic, cultural and civic engagement on and off campus. Students not only have fun on campus, but also develop interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills all the while aiming to become ambassadors of positive social change in the future well after they’ve graduated WVNCC. This mission aligns with the College’s overall mission to “…educate and empower individuals to achieve academic and career goals, leading to a highly skilled, well-rounded, and accomplished workforce which successfully competes and adapts in a global economy.”

What do I need to do to get involved?

Student Activities offers many ways for students to be involved, even if it is just for an hour.

You may choose to:
• Attend an event
• Run for a student government office
• Give back to the community by participating in COOP
• Join the Campus Activities Board (CAB)
• Write articles for the student newspaper
• Participate in club, recreational or intramural sports

Just a few things we do!

We kick off each semester with a series of welcome events on each campus.

Each year student activities offers a variety of family programming opportunities ranging from Children's parties to Movie Nights.

The traditional Chicken Fest is a celebration that is held on each campus during the month of September honoring our mascot – the Thundering Chicken! This event features many fun “Chicken-Themed” Activities!

Our Educational Programming features presentations for Women's History, Black History, and other awareness programs and/or topics.

Contact us!

The Office of Student Activities
1704 Market Street
Student Union (2nd Floor above B&N Bookstore)
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003 

Sara Wood
Director of Student Activities
Ph: 304.214.8917 email: swood@wvncc.edu




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