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After 125 years, Justice signs bill founding Bluefield State

Governor Jim Justice today signed a bill that established Bluefield State College.
One hundred and twenty-five years after the bill that established Bluefield State College was penned, Governor Jim Justice today signed the legislation during an...

WVU professor says COVID-19 opening doors for police reform

Police in the U.S. have an opportunity to reform practice as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique opportunity for reform that could break the chains of outdated, and perhaps ineffective, approaches to policing, says a...

Concord University promoting proximity to state, national parks

Students are finding West Virginia colleges and universities ideal when outdoor recreation is a concern.
ATHENS, W.Va. — Three of West Virginia's best-loved state and national parks are a drive of fewer than 15 minutes from Concord University, which...

Manchin named 25th president of Glenville State College

Dr. Mark Anthony Manchin has been selected as the 25th president of Glenville State College in West Virginia.
Mark Anthony Manchin, Ph.D., has been selected as the 25th president of Glenville State College, according to officials at the school in central West...

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...

Shepherd offers free online Lifelong Learning courses

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Shepherd University, at Shepherdstown, West Virginia, is offering an opportunity for the public to engage free-of-charge in its Lifelong Learning program through a series...

WVU suspends in-person classes after spring break, moves online

There are no reported cases of COVID-19 at WVU, but officials are concerned about the return to campus after travel.
West Virginia University will temporarily suspend in-person classes the week following spring break then offer online class instruction or other alternative learning options beginning...

Partnership provides oil, gas training for high school seniors

Rusty Hutson, Sr., and David Dean of Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation inspect a well pad in West Virginia.
Four hundred West Virginia high school seniors will be able to enter a pipeline of future workers in the oil and gas industry through...

WVU expanding its Charleston presence with new office space

West Virginia University has announced plans to open a new facility in the Equities House in downtown Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia University is expanding its presence in Charleston, West Virginia, leasing two floors in Equities House, a central downtown office building that will...

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,...

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...

Working from home and can’t sleep? A WVU scientist may have...

Working from home and can’t sleep? A WVU scientist may have answers.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to transition to working from home, some are finding it difficult to sleep. According to one...

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