The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation recently awarded five grants to West Virginia University, through the WVU Foundation, totaling $540,000. The grants will benefit various programs and initiatives at WVU and across the state.
The College of Business and Economics will host 20 West Virginia high school sophomores, juniors and seniors at the first Summer Youth Business Camp July 24-28, a collaboration between B&E and WVU’s Extension Service 4-H unit. Camp participants will reside in WVU dorms and ultimately make business presentations to local business leaders.
A West Virginia University graduate who earned a physical education teacher education degree has established a new gift for the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and the Mountaineer Athletic Club. Sandra and John Marshall have established the planned gift to provide support for students in CPASS, student-athlete scholarships and athletic capital project improvements.
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen and Mountaineer players Al-Rasheed Benton, Justin Crawford, Elijah Wellman and Kyzir Whitewill be in Frisco on Tuesday (July 18) when the Mountaineers join Texas, Baylor, Kansas State and Oklahoma State for day two of the two-day event.
The Mountaineer Ticket Office has announced that West Virginia University’s ticket allotment for the Virginia Tech football game on Sunday, Sept. 3 at FedExField in Landover, Maryland, is sold out. There are limited tickets still available for the season’s kickoff at FedExField.