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WVU’s top seniors named, eight honored with 2022 Order of Augusta

These eight student have distinguished themselves not only by their outstanding academic performance, but also their steadfast dedication to research, efforts to narrow the achievement gap for underrepresented students in their home state and to advance social justice in their communities and beyond.

WVU inducts its first cohort of Project 168

Four West Virginia University students who recognize that extracurricular activities are critical to their success are among the first cohort of the 168 Society, after completing Project 168, the University’s innovative program that adds purpose and value to students’ outside-the-classroom experiences and brings the University’s core values to life.

WVU extends test optional admissions through spring 2024

To address ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and reduce the overall stress of the college application process for students, West Virginia University will again extend its test optional admissions policy for the ACT and SAT in certain cases.

Roush takes over as Mountaineer Mascot

Mary Roush ushered in a new era at West Virginia University Friday (April 22) as she takes over as the Mountaineer Mascot from Colson Glover, who ended his term during the traditional passing of the rifle ceremony at the Erickson Alumni Center.

WVU names 2022 Foundation Scholars

Focused on discovery and finding creative solutions to the issues that have commanded the attention of their generation, five rising freshmen have been named to the 2022-23 cohort of West Virginia University Foundation Scholars, the highest academic scholarship the University awards.

Long to retire as WVU Tech campus president

After more than a decade of service to West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Campus President Carolyn Long announced her upcoming retirement during a Beckley Campus meeting held on Thursday, April 14. She plans to leave her post as campus president in December 2022.