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WVU Tech Homecoming weekend to feature community events

WVU Tech students socialize along South Kanawha Street in Beckley, West Virginia.
WVU Tech will host its annual Homecoming at its new campus in Beckley, West Virginia, September 23-28, featuring a parade, tailgate, and ribbon cuttings...

New technology helps WVU Online train much-needed teachers

Taylor Mazelon records herself teaching in her pre-K classroom.
New technologies are helping pre-K teachers studying online at West Virginia University to complete student teaching in their home communities. With a new “virtual” system,...

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...

WVU agent provides finance tips to help during outbreak

"In this time of social distancing, it can be tempting to follow the crowd and make decisions such as panic shopping."
Service workers and those who have been unexpectedly laid off may not have the savings they need in a time like this, says a...

Historic higher-ed program created in northern panhandle

Greiner, Favede, Rodenberg reach historic agreement among northern panhandle schools.
Three institutions of higher education in West Virginia's northern panhandle have reached a historic agreement to broaden academic support for students. Bethany College, Wheeling University,...

Glenville State College celebrates 150 years this week

Fireworks explode above the campus of Glenville State College on the Little Kanawha River. (Photo courtesy Glenville State College.)Fireworks explode above the campus of Glenville State College on the Little Kanawha River.
Glenville State College at Glenville, West Virginia, in the central Mountain State, kicks off its sesquicentennial celebration this week, culminating with Founder's Day events...

WVU researchers use historic log structures to map migration

A researcher prepares to collect tree-ring samples from The Pitsenbarger Barn in Pendleton County.
Log cabins in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia have a story to tell: when people leave, the forest takes over. Researchers at West Virginia...

WVU and citizen scientists fish for answers on blotchy bass

WVU scientists and citizen assistants are examining blotchy bass taken across West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Using data collected by citizens through a mobile app, researchers at West Virginia University are working to understand why some bass are becoming...

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...

West Liberty unveils new track, athletic complex

West Liberty University has dedicated a new field and athletic complex.
West Liberty University this weekend dedicated a new field and athletic complex, which will serve the school's track, soccer, and cross-country squads. The West Family...

National Science Foundation awards Shepherd $100K

The grant to will fund development of a comprehensive plan to connect the university to the Internet2 national backbone.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a one-year $999,000 planning grant to Shepherd University to develop a comprehensive plan to cost-effectively connect the university...

Affordability, student support boost Glenville enrollment

Glenville State College rises on a hill alopng the Little Kanawha River at Glenville, West Virginia.
Affordability and student-support initiatives are boosting fall enrollment at Glenville State College, which welcomed 425 new traditional and online students this semester, bringing total...


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