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WVU students build community, advance learning outside the classroom, offset cost of higher education

Mountaineer man statue looks out to Woodburn Circle

The Mountaineer Statue looks toward Woodburn Circle on a warm late winter afternoon Friday, March 12, 2021. (WVU Photo/Jennifer Shephard)

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Opportunities to serve faculty, staff and fellow students abound for student employees at West Virginia University who also advance their learning outside the classroom and offset the cost of earning their degrees. Two students, employed by the Division of Student Life which creates programs that advance the University’s mission, develop and build community on campus and help campus offices operate more efficiently, have been recognized for their leadership and service through the Herman L. Moses Scholarship

Quotes and comments

2020-21 Herman L. Moses Scholarship Awardees

“It's an honor to receive such an award that reflects my work ethic and hard work. This scholarship helps me tremendously financially and also helps further my education at WVU." — Mononita Khan, Junior, Student Assistant, Office of Student Conduct, International Studies and Anthropology, Ranson

"All the effort and time I put into creating a community with my residents is getting noticed with this award and I feel proud to be a part of something special."— Steven Navarro, Junior, Resident Assistant, Stalnaker Hall, Cybersecurity major minoring in Criminology, Martinsburg

“Mononkita and Steven make a difference in Student Life each day, and we are pleased to recognize their contributions with the Herman L. Moses Scholarship. In their roles, they help other students achieve successes and provide a student perspective on the programs and services offered across the division.”— Corey Farris WVU Dean of Students

Resources

Herman L. Moses Scholarship

WVU Division of Student Life

Mononita Khan portrait

Steven Navarro portrait

Corey Farris portrait

Target Audiences

  • Students
  • Faculty and staff
  • High school students
  • Parents 

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CONTACT: Trish Cendana
WVU Division of Student Life
304-293-4901; tlcendana@mail.wvu.edu

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