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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...

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...

Bluefield State College earns "A" in early reader instruction

A young reader embarks on a world of wonder, thanks to reading education programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education program at Bluefield State College has been ranked among the nation’s top teacher preparation programs in early...

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...

Alderson Broaddus ranked top by U.S. News & World Report

Alderson Broaddus has been named Best Value and Best Regional College in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
Alderson Broaddus University received recognition this week as the highest-ranking West Virginia college or university in two categories published by U.S. News & World...

Gothic castle 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 scattered through its hills, but nothing compares to Old Main at...

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...

Shepherd University develops Appalachian leadership institute

McMurran Hall at Shepherd University fronts East German Street in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
The Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities is accepting applications from teachers and community leaders in Jefferson and Berkeley counties for a...

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...

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,...

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 expert offers advice on children’s virus anxieties

Professor Christine Schimmel recommends parents be open with their children about current events.
Transparent communication between caregivers and their children is key in mitigating children’s anxiety about the pandemic, says a school counseling expert at West Virginia...


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