Sunday, September 22, 2019

Alderson Broaddus celebrates ten percent enrollment increase

Alderson Broaddus's Opening Convocation event commences a new academic year by welcoming the Class of 2023.
Alderson Broaddus University is celebrating a 10-percent increase in enrollment as the academic year launches, welcoming students from nearly 20 countries and 35 states,...

WVU developing ‘critical’ rare earth elements from coal waste

WVU engineer developing ‘critical’ rare earth elements from coal waste.
West Virginia University mining engineers are developing a method to create a self-supply of rare earth elements in the United States from coal waste. “Rare...

Glenville College to perform at World Bluegrass Conference

Members of the Glenville State College Bluegrass Band, left to right, include Lydia Boyd, Alex Leport, Logan Phares, Isaac Putnum, Chase Arbogast, Nick Blake, Sammy Murphy, and George Lilly.
The Glenville State College Bluegrass Band will join 13 collegiate bluegrass bands from seven states at the International Bluegrass Music Association Foundation’s Bluegrass College...

Shepherd installs state’s largest non-profit solar array

Solar Panels at Shepherd University
Shepherd University is now home to the largest non-profit solar installation in West Virginia, thanks to a $100,000 grant from EBSCO Information Services of...

New River community college offers beginner’s quilting course

Quilting was an important West Virginia tradition. (Image courtesy Arthurdale Heritage)
New River Community and Technical College is offering a four-day quilting class for beginners starting Tuesday, Sept. 24, at its Greenbrier Valley Campus in...

Shepherd University to use drones to help U.S. Forest Service

Photographers on Whispering Spruce Trail, Monongahela National Forest, Allegheny Highlands Region
Faculty and students from Shepherd University will travel to Randolph County over the next five years, where they will use the school’s drone fleet...

Bethany College invites students to reflect on 400 years of slavery

Old Main at Bethany University is among the most notable examples of Collegiate Gothic Architecture in the U.S.
August 25 marks 400 years since slavery arrived in what would become the United States, and on Sunday the students of Bethany College Freshmen...

Alderson Broaddus U. welcomes 13 new faculty members

Autumn arrives on the campus at Alderson Broaddus University at Philippi, West Virginia.
Alderson Broaddus University this week welcomed 13 new faculty members to its scenic campus overlooking the Tygart Valley River at Philippi, West Virginia. The private,...

WVU receives record $181 million-plus in research funding

Professor Kathryn Williamson and students use the 14-inch telescope at White Hall.
External funding for research and other sponsored programs at West Virginia University totaled $181.4 million this past fiscal year, a university record that bucks a...

Princeton Review ranks Shepherd among best in southeast

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Shepherd University has been ranked among the best colleges in the southeastern U.S. by The Princeton Review, which has ranked 656 colleges across five...

West Liberty U. welcomes six-percent increase in residence

Students move into dorms at West Liberty University at West Liberty, West Virginia.
West Liberty University is welcoming increased residence as students return the Hilltop this week at West Liberty, West Virginia, in the Mountain State's northern...

Business Hall of Fame to honor Cline, Bayless, Sheppard, Vecellio

Chris Cline photographed for Forbes in June 2017 by Jamel Toppin. Photo courtesy W.Va. Hall of Fame.
The West Virginia Business Hall of Fame will posthumously honor coal industry billionaire and philanthropist Chris Cline and three other state business leaders who...

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