‘Most Loyals’ chosen for Mountaineer Week at WVU

The 2017 honorees are Dr. Ronald Wilkinson, Most Loyal West Virginian; Jon Hammock, Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer; Mannon Gallegly, Most Loyal Faculty/Professional Staff Mountaineer; and Barbara Bodkins, Most Loyal Classified Staff Mountaineer. The group will be honored during halftime ceremonies of Saturday’s (Oct. 28) WVU-Oklahoma State football game.

WVU’s 70th annual celebration of Mountaineer Week begins Friday

West Virginia University’s Mountaineer Week gives students and other guests the opportunity to discover the historically rich culture of West Virginia and Appalachia by showcasing music, cuisine, arts, influential people and various traditions that make West Virginia unique.

Cunningham and Hageboeck named 2017 WVU Homecoming queen, king

A week of Homecoming activities at West Virginia University culminated today (Oct. 14) with the crowning of Morgan Cunningham and Charlie Hageboeck as the 2017 king and queen. The announcement was made during the half-time ceremony at Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Texas Tech.

WVU alum returns with original composition for University’s 150th

Jay Chattaway, a trumpet player who majored in music composition and music education, returns to Morgantown this weekend for the first time since his 1968 graduation to conduct the WVU Marching Band as it performs his original work “Jubilee 150,” written in honor of the University’s 150th birthday for WVU's Homecoming.

WVU Office of Greek Life renamed, launches new diversity, inclusion initiatives

While recognizing the sometimes negative connotations of Greek life, West Virginia University will emphasize the goals of diversity and inclusion, by renaming the Office of Greek Life to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, while the organizations are expanding their philanthropy mission to build a new school in a developing country.

WVU to celebrate Mountaineer Nation Day Oct. 21 

West Virginia University fans from around the world will celebrate the sixth-annual Mountaineer Nation Day Oct. 21. Mountaineer Nation Day is a 24-hour period dedicated to fans and their pride and passion for WVU. This year’s celebration will take place on the day the football team takes on Baylor, televised at 8 p.m. on Fox Sports 2.

WVU to hold inaugural Day of Giving Nov. 8

One day. The words suggest a moment and a future. Both are being emphasized on Nov. 8 as West Virginia University is reaching out to students, alumni and friends, encouraging them to make a gift – especially ones that go to the general, unrestricted needs of the University and its schools and colleges. The WVU Foundation is organizing the University’s inaugural Day of Giving, 24-hour online fundraising effort, as a simple way for University supporters to contribute to the Foundation’s “State of Minds” Campaign.