Curtis named WVU Extension Service director of communications and marketing

At the heart of the West Virginia University Extension Service is a passion for the state and its people. That statement also holds true for Tara Curtis, the new director of communications and marketing for the University’s main outreach arm, bringing more than 20 years of public relations, communications and marketing experience to the unit.

Football Fan Day set for Sunday, August 13

Mountaineer fans will be given the opportunity to get autographs from their favorite WVU coaches and players at the WVU football team’s annual Fan Day on Sunday, August 13, at 1 p.m., in the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility. Coach Dana Holgorsen, assistant coaches and WVU players will be signing autographs and visiting with fans from 1 - 3 p.m. Gates will open at 12:45 p.m.

Holgorsen to appear in ESPN special

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen will appear on ESPN’s annual college football coaches’ “Car Wash”, on Friday, July 21 – in which guests appear across multiple programs and platforms over one day. Holgorsen will join the Big 12 coaches from Baylor, Kansas State, Oklahoma State and Texas at ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., headquarters.

‘Finish line’ in sight for inaugural class of data analytics grad students at WVU business school

A year ago, students from across the country and various walks of life took a leap into the new, online Business Data Analytics graduate program at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics. After completing their final on-campus residency, and much course work over the past 12 months, these students will cross the finish line August 4 with a Master of Science in Business Data Analytics degree.

Award-winning WVU artist’s work to be on display at Evansdale Library

Inspired by the realism and symmetry of the Renaissance and other times, award-winning West Virginia University senior Patrick Bayly’s paintings are in a style that is uniquely American. Bayly’s work “New America Paintings” will be on display at Evansdale Library in August.