Sunday, September 22, 2019

PRT system in Morgantown to resume operations Thursday

Students ride the PRT at West Virginia University between the Downtown and Evansdale campuses at Morgantown, West Virginia.
In anticipation of students’ arrival on campus, the West Virginia University Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system in Morgantown, West Virginia, will resume operations Thursday, Aug. 15,...

Sign-language classes scheduled at New River campus in Beaver

Students at New River Community and Technical College
New River Community and Technical College is offering Sign Language I and II courses at the college’s campus near Beaver, West Virginia, this fall,...

Traffic to increase as new semester starts at WVU Tech in...

Morning dawns on the West Virginia University Tech Campus in Beckley, West Virginia
As students and employees return to West Virginia University Tech's new campus in Beckley, West Virginia, school administrators are alerting the community to increased...

Alderson Broaddus offers programs at Fairmont, Beckley, Charleston

Students attend an Alderson Broaddus University meet-and-greet. Photo courtesy Alderson Broaddus.
Alderson Broaddus University will offer new bachelor’s degree programs in the Beckley, Fairmont, and Charleston areas this fall semester in conjunction with area community...

Shepherd U. offers low-cost alternative to print textbooks

Tina Miller, manager of Shepherd University Bookstore
When fall classes resume at Shepherd University on August 26, some students will have a new, more cost-effective way to purchase their textbooks. Shepherd is...

WVU research forecasts extreme weather for West Virginia

Lightning strikes beyond a pasture in central West Virginia. Photo courtesy Anne Johnson.
It’s going to rain a lot in West Virginia, and it’s going to be really dry, too, according to researchers at West Virginia University. While...

Concord U. rated among most affordable online schools

Forty-eight bells, include a 2.96-ton bourdon, hang in the bell tower at Concord University.
Concord University has been recognized as one of the “Most Affordable Online Colleges” in the nation by Study.com. Concord is ranked at 29 among...

WVU partnership boosts computer science ed in rural W.Va.

Students learn programming in the classroom through WVU extension programs.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—The West Virginia University Extension Service is boosting computer science education in rural communities across West Virginia through a partnership with...

WVU, manufacturers to hold cyber-security workshop in Beckley

The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the West Virginia University Department of Industrial Extension will present a half-day workshop on cybersecurity Aug. 6. 2019, in Beckley, WV. Photo Caspar Camille Rubin
The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the West Virginia University Department of Industrial Extension will present a half-day workshop on cybersecurity Aug. 6...

WVU crowd-sourcing contributors for new TV commercial

WVU fans take in a game at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—In what West Virginia University officials are haling as a remarkable move, the university this month is crowd-sourcing contributors everywhere and anywhere to...

Gothic masterpiece rises above Bethany College campus

Castellated walls highlight the north wing of Old Main at Bethany College at Bethany, West Virginia (WV).
A castle in West Virginia? You'll find a few examples of castle-like structures, but nothing compares to Old Main at Bethany College, one of...

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