Public memorial service for Justice Frank Cleckley  

Long-time attorney and law professor Frank Cleckley passed away on August 14. He was the first African-American faculty member at WVU College of Law, and the first full time African-American professor at WVU, and the first African-American justice on the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. A memorial service for Cleckley will be held Sunday (Sept. 24) at 2 p.m. in the Lyell Clay Concert Theatre at the WVU Creative Arts Center.

WVU landscape architecture students to participate in 2017 PARK(ing) Day

The WVU Student Society of Landscape Architects will participate in PARK(ing) Day, an annual, open-source global event during which landscape architects and other designers transform metered parking spaces into temporary mini-parks, or “parklets,” to promote the importance of urban green spaces. The WVU community and public are invited to stop by and see their unique work.

WVU President Gee to deliver State of the University address Sept. 11

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee will deliver a State of the University address emphasizing WVU’s commitment to economic security, education and healthcare through a continued focus on innovation and research, local business support, talent expansion and alumni outreach. Gee will also update campus initiatives as well as student, faculty and staff achievements.

Rockefeller, Burwell to keynote WVU Children’s Health Policy Summit

WVU President Gordon Gee will introduce speakers former U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller and American University President and former Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell. Clay Marsh, vice president and executive dean of WVU Health Sciences Center, will open the event with a welcome. Speakers and panelists will discuss progress and challenges related to children’s access to quality, affordable health care around the 20th anniversary of CHIP and the reauthorization of the measure which could occur this month. Discussions will also consider the future of health policy and the delivery of care during a year of potential major policy shifts.

WVU Career Services Center makes networking fun through tailgating

Approximately 2,000 WVU students are expected to attend the fifth annual kickoff event at the Mountainlair Plaza Friday, Sept. 1, to get into the spirit with traditional tailgate games, prizes, music and food while networking with corporate recruiters.

2017 FallFest credentials and event guidelines

FoodFest will be held in conjunction with FallFest at Evansdale, Short Term Lot 4 near the Student Rec Center and Evansdale Crossing on Tuesday, Aug. 15, from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

WVU Welcome Week offers students service opportunities, academics and adventure

Students will be integrated into campus life and culture through a series of Welcome Week activities and events designed to introduce them to life as a Mountaineer with a balance of academic, service and social components that will emphasize the importance of working hard, playing smart and serving their new community.