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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...

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...

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