Eberly College receives $60,000 for graduate education

Poverty, food security, teacher shortages and public health disparities are among the many issues facing West Virginia’s future. Research that meets the needs of West Virginians is at the core of West Virginia University’s land-grant mission. Graduate education is the catalyst that has the potential to solve these problems, says Gregory Dunaway, dean of WVU’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

New scholarships support the liberal arts

One West Virginia University alumnus spent a career in medicine, but he so enjoyed his multi-disciplinary studies he's establishing scholarships in the liberal arts.

WVU alumnus endows scholarships for future English students

The inspiration from many English teachers motivated Francis McGreevy to endow scholarships for English education. The Dr. Carter Bishop Scholarship will support English undergraduates while the Dr. Carolyn P. Atkins Scholarship will support the Student Athletes Speak Out program in the College of Education and Human Services.

WVU alumni defy boundaries, support geology field camps

Field work experience motivated West Virginia University geology alumni Chris (Ph.D., 1992) and Tammy Christopher (Ph.D., 1991) to support the preparation of future geology students through the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Geology Field Experience Fund.

WVU energy center hosting future global leaders

Energy experts from two West Virginia University disciplines will meet with young leaders from around the world next week to explore future energy opportunities that also protect the environment. The Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leaders Program will meet in Morgantown June 19 and 20 with WVU’s Center for Energy and Sustainable Development.

West Virginia native, WVU alumnus establishes scholarship for business school students

Dr. Robert L. Totterdale characterizes himself as a lifelong learner, and established an endowment in his mother’s name in the academic area that represents the second segment of his life’s education. As a result, the Dorothy F. Totterdale Scholarship will be offered at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics to foster that desire to learn in management information systems students.

Late alumnus leaves $250K to benefit WVU students

Writing, literature and poetry students at West Virginia University will benefit from a gift from late alumnus and West Virginia native Russell L. Isaacs. Isaacs, who died in April, left $252,000 in his estate to the WVU Foundation to provide scholarships to students in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.