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WVU plans Friday bell-ringing ceremony

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WVU will hold a bell ringing ceremony for three students Friday (Feb. 7). (WVU Photo)

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 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. 7) in remembrance of students Chloe Robertson, Sierra Mattson and Noah Shaffer.

Robertson, 21, a criminology major from Orlando, Florida, died Jan. 25; Mattson, 25, a professional development major from Wheeling, died Nov. 23, 2019; and Shaffer, 16, a student in the High School ACCESS Early College Program, died Nov. 28, 2019.

The service will begin promptly at noon at Oglebay Plaza on WVU’s downtown campus. Family, friends and members of the University community are welcome to attend Friday’s ceremony. 

Individuals who would like to speak should contact Kim Mosby at 304-293-5611 or



CONTACT: Kim Mosby
Campus and Community Life; 304-293-5611

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