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  • Each spring, Greek Week gives West Virginia University fraternities and sororities an opportunity to collaborate and give back to the Morgantown community through service projects. This year's annual Greek Week was no exception, as the festivities held on the WVU campus April 6-10 featured several philanthropic efforts by Greek organizations at WVU.
  • West Virginia University students took first place out of 10 teams in the 2015 Collegiate Nonprofit Marketing Plan Competition held in Pittsburgh April 10. Student groups worked together to collect market research and develop a marketing plan designed to increase the number of organizations that belong to Sustainable Pittsburgh, a nonprofit organization.
  • Dozens of West Virginia University students, faulty and staff are preparing to fan out across the Morgantown area to give back. They?ll pull on work gloves and pick up garbage bags during the Campus-Community Clean Up on Saturday (April 11). It?s the kickoff event as the Center for Service and Learning launches tenth annual Week of Engagement April 11 through April 19. This week coincides with the National Volunteer Week to bring the entire Mountaineer and Morgantown community together and work towards a brighter future.
  • It's time to select the next West Virginia University Fan Shirt, and it's up to you again this year! The Fan Shirt is the official shirt for WVU fans to wear throughout the 2015-16 school year. Like last year, fans will have the opportunity to choose the design of the front and back and between a gold or blue shirt.
  • A panel of judges will soon determine which three teams of students from across the state will leave the West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition with $10,000 to jumpstart a new innovative business. The final round of the ninth annual competition will be held (Friday) April 10 at the Waterfront Place Hotel Event Center, and is hosted by the BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship located within the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics.
  • Three Honors College students at West Virginia University have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship, which recognizes college juniors who are committed to public service.
  • "University Place":http://uplace.wvu.edu, "West Virginia University's":http://www.wvu.edu first mixed use housing development, will add a casual restaurant to its retail lineup in time for the fall semester. BnD?z Burgerz And Dogz, founded in October 2012 just outside of Pittsburgh, is scheduled to open its first college campus location the first week of August.
  • National Student-Athlete Day is an opportunity to celebrate student-athletes who represent our universities with dignity. They are awe-inspiring individuals who relish in the opportunity to hone their academic and athletic skills, and multi-faceted individuals poised for positive impact and societal significance, constructing astounding credentials at West Virginia University for the journey ahead.
  • Hannah Clipp, a wildlife and fisheries resources junior, made WVU history by becoming the first student to win both the Udall and Goldwater scholarships.
  • When Ordel Brown, teaching assistant professor of freshman engineering and faculty advisor at "West Virginia University":www.wvu.edu, noticed a need for engineering-based study abroad options for her students, she jumped at the chance to create a new program.
  • WVU TRIO students will celebrate National TRIO Day through service and student-enrichment activities Saturday (Feb. 28). National TRIO Day, traditionally celebrated on the last Saturday of February, has been proclaimed a national day of service.
  • West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot Michael Garcia will keep the buckskins, coonskin cap and rifle for another year. He was named the Mountaineer Mascot for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Like most of the country, Morgantown will see bitterly cold weather in the next few days, with a winter weather advisory in effect until 4 a.m. Tuesday with a predicted 2-5 inches of snow.
  • West Virginia University is close to naming its next Mountaineer Mascot. The final four candidates vying for the position will take place in a cheer-off Monday (Feb. 16) during the WVU men's basketball game at the WVU Coliseum.
  • Sheetz is offering full- and part-time West Virginia University students an opportunity to win up to $10,000 in tuition and books for the 2015-16 academic year as it prepares to open its new concept ?Made-to-Order? grocery store at University Place Tuesday, March 3.
  • Kognito, an innovative online suicide prevention program, has ranked West Virginia University No. 1 for having the most students and employees complete the training in 2014.WVU was named the leader in completion, even though it recently implemented the program in August 2014. The free online training program is used at approximately 600 campuses nationwide.
  • The newest recipient of the Esther L. Crane Endowed Scholarship for West Virginia University student veterans is Bradley Morgan, a senior human nutrition and foods student from Lewisburg. Morgan, who served in the Army for six years, received the $1,000 scholarship to be used for his final year of school. In 2012, WVU alumnus Robert Crane and his wife, Sharon, created the scholarship and pledged $100,000 in Robert's mother's honor to support student veterans at WVU beyond the G.I. Bill.
  • Sarah Melanson runs - miles and miles in a row - and never tires. In fact, she swims and cycles like that, too. At just 17, she became the youngest female to ever complete an Ironman distance triathlon - combining a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run.
  • The Mountaineer Mascot selection committee is looking for the next West Virginia University student to don the buckskins and shoot the iconic rifle.
  • West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony Friday (Jan. 23) in remembrance of four students who died over the past three months.