Calhoun County kids get free fruits and vegetables this summer at participating stores

This summer, kids in Calhoun County will have a chance to “shop” for local produce at select stores throughout the community — for free. The new Kids Market @ The Store is open to any child ages 4 to 17 in Calhoun County, thanks to a partnership between the West Virginia University Extension Service Family Nutrition Program, the Sisters Health Foundation and local farmers.

WVU Extension’s award-winning summer reading program receives $1.2 million award

West Virginia Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin recently announced that West Virginia University Extension Service’s Energy Express program has been awarded more than $1.2 million to support literacy programs for West Virginia youths beginning in summer 2022. The award will continue through 2024 ($1.2 million each year for three years).

Four West Virginia University women Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Four West Virginia University women have been awarded the Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State, recognizing their commitment to language learning and personal growth. The awardees will participate in fully-funded virtual intensive language and cultural immersion programs this summer.

Provost’s Office announces plans to merge two WVU colleges

As part of West Virginia University’s ongoing commitment to adapt and innovate amid a changing higher education landscape, the Office of the Provost announced Wednesday, May 19, the University’s plan to merge the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and the College of Education and Human Services to create a new college focused on human and youth development.