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Working in service: WVU acts as community development catalyst

From building up outdoor recreation throughout the state, to crunching vital numbers for its small communities, to exploring ways small businesses can best market their goods and services, West Virginia University is serving as a community development catalyst in real time and making significant change at ground levels.

WVU issues Community Notice about fraud and harassment scams

Following six reports to West Virginia University Police in January involving alleged fraud and harassment schemes targeting students, members of the campus community are being urged to use caution when interacting with others online, via social media and when receiving unsolicited phone calls or text messages.

Working in service: WVU embedded in fabric of West Virginia communities

In West Virginia’s hills and hollows, its larger cities along interstates and smaller communities on country roads, at ground levels and from broader 365-degree views, West Virginia University students, faculty and staff are working each day in service to the Mountain State.

WVU receives $1M grant to help students ‘cross the finish line’

West Virginia University students will benefit from a $1 million gift courtesy of the Maier Foundation, a West Virginia-based nonprofit organization focused on furthering higher education in the Mountain State, that is aimed at reducing the number of students who leave campus before graduation.

Gilmer named president of WVU Potomac State College

Chris Gilmer, a first-generation college graduate who became a leader in higher education, published author and advocate for underserved students, will transition from interim to campus president of West Virginia University Potomac State College.

WVU plans bell-ringing ceremony to remember students

West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony, coordinated by the Office of Campus and Community Life and Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity, on Friday, Feb. 10, in remembrance of Denny Vincent Ayres and Carson Tanner Getz.

WVU Day at the Legislature showcases youth, family programs

The 2023 WVU Day at the Legislature is an opportunity to celebrate University connections. Faculty, staff, students, volunteers, young people and families will be on hand from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Capitol in Charleston for the event.