Friends of West Virginia Northern Community College

Contact Information

Friends of the College
WV Northern Weirton Regional Campus
150 Park Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062-3797

Mission Strategic Initiatives History
Officers Membership Links

The Mission
of West Virginia Northern...

Is to create an accessible environment where quality teaching and learning receive the highest priority and to serve responsibly the specific educational needs of the people and the organizations through the service region. West Virginia Northern Community College is committed to personal growth, mutual respect, and the concepts of life-long learning so that the people of our region may continue to be productive citizens in our changing world.

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Strategic Initiatives

    The college is committed to assisting the state and the state college system in attaining our mutual purpose and principles through the following strategic initiatives:

*  Increased Access to higher education
*  Relevant and high quality student progress and achievement
*  Responsive support for community, economic, and business development
*  More diversified and stable financial support of higher education
*  Active, interactive, person-friendly learning environments

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    The Weirton Regional Campus Friends of the College was established in 1973. Leaders of business, industry, government, local community groups, and interested members of the community decided to form a support group for the college.

    The mission of the Friends of the College has always been to promote the Weirton Campus. The members play a vital role in fostering positive relations between West Virginia Northern Community College and the members of the community it serves.

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    The Friends are governed by a Board of Directors. In addition, several committees have been established to assist the Board in achievement of the organization's goals and to plan the annual Celebrate Our Citizens Banquet.

1999-2000 Board of Directors

Board Officers
President Irene Mindzak
Vice President Catherine Johnson
Treasurer Gerald D'Alesio
Secretary Enola Romanelli

Board Members
Eloise Curenton
Dr. Carmel Esposito
Irene Kucan
Gary Larson
Kitty McFarland
Richard Rekowski
Bernice Pitcock

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        Membership in the Friends of the College is open to the public.

                     $   10  Annual Individual Membership
                     $     5  Annual Student Membership
                     $ 250  Individual/Spouse Lifetime Membership
                     $ 150  Individual Lifetime Membership

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West Virginia Northern Community College

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