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WVU to reorganize Strategic Initiatives as Alsop steps down from VP role

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee announced Tuesday (Oct. 31) he will reorganize the Strategic Initiatives unit as Rob Alsop plans to leave his role as vice president and temporarily transition to the role of special advisor to the president, effective Nov. 18 through Jan. 31, 2024.

Team 13 from Mountaineer Middle School wins 34th WVU Pumpkin Drop

Plummeting pumpkins paved the way for future engineers at the 34th Pumpkin Drop event hosted by the West Virginia University Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. The University welcomed more than 1,000 students from 50 K-12 schools across the region on Friday (Oct. 27) to test their engineering skills on the Evansdale Campus.

WVU to help STEM graduates invest in Mountain State’s environmental health

To foster a continuing interest in STEM fields, West Virginia University is collaborating with other state universities to establish One Health West Virginia, a network connecting research mentors with postbaccalaureate mentees who will acquire training and experience to pursue STEM-based careers and address environmental health issues in the state.

National organization suspends disassociated fraternity

The Grand Council of Phi Sigma Kappa notified West Virginia University Wednesday (Oct. 25) that it has suspended the charter of the Delta Chapter, not a recognized WVU student organization. The decision effectively closes Phi Sigma Kappa which was previously disassociated subject to ongoing conduct-related sanctions.

Gee outlines vision for WVU as the modern land-grant university

During his State of the University remarks at the Erickson Alumni Center on Monday (Oct. 23), West Virginia University President Gordon Gee said difficult but necessary decisions have put WVU in a position to invest and innovate, thus setting the University on a course to become the modern land-grant university of the future.