Matthew Richardson has been named director of Greek Life at West Virginia University, effective August 28, 2017. Richardson is currently the coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Pittsburgh.
Fairgoers can play games and be involved in activities at West Virginia University exhibits, learn about WVU Extension Service programs and celebrate WVU’s 150th birthday at the State Fair of West Virginia, Aug. 10-19 in Fairlea.
West Virginia University is among the top 40 safest campuses in the United States, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Ranked 34th among 2,000 colleges assessed on campus safety, University Police protects more than 30,000 students and 6,000 employees.
The generosity of hundreds of West Virginia University alumni and friends has made the recovery process a bit easier over this past year for many victims of last summer’s devastating flooding in central and southern West Virginia.
Mays Ibraheem is one of West Virginia University’s students who immigrated to the U.S. There are other students whose families immigrated. And still others arrived in the U.S. just to attend college. The WVU Magazine focuses on 9 students who have varied cultural backgrounds and have lived in Appalachian states. Read about their struggles, their triumphs and what they bring to the world.
Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.
As WVU prepares to send more than 4,500 graduating students onto their next journey, President Gordon Gee pens a letter to his younger self in this Gee Mail after pondering, “What if I was a member of the Class of 2017?”