The West Virginia University Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has the largest number of alumni from Trinity Classical Academy to attend an out-of-state college with six students currently enrolled, one committed to attend in the fall and countless others visiting throughout the year for visitation days and campus tours.
West Virginia University engineer Dan Carder, who led the research team that broke open the Volkswagen emissions scandal, has been named to the 2016 Time 100, the magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
She describes herself on Twitter as "Asia medical writer and Indonesia bureau chief for The Associated Press. Proud Mountain Mama." Now West Virginia University Reed College of Media alumna Margie Mason can add Pulitzer Prize-winner.
West Virginia University's effort to raise $1 billion has reached another milestone. The WVU Foundation announced May 2 that new gifts and pledges to A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia's University totaled nearly $953 million through March 31, or more than 95 percent of the goal with 21 months remaining in the Campaign.
The course will provide West Virginia physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists with continuing education credit, and also fulfill the state's requirement for training in avoiding diversion of prescriptions drugs into the illicit market.
John Hendricks, West Virginia University's Director of Bands, received the A. Frank Martin Award from Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity at his final concert as director of the Wind Symphony.