Vet to Vet Program one-of-a-kind in addressing unique healthcare issues

As a veteran, West Virginia University School of Nursing Clinical Associate Professor Gina Maiocco, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, understands the unique healthcare issues our military personnel and veterans face on a day-to-day basis, particularly in civilian hospitals where exposure to the needs of these patients may be limited.

Gee Mail: A note to the graduating self

As WVU prepares to send more than 4,500 graduating students onto their next journey, President Gordon Gee pens a letter to his younger self in this Gee Mail after pondering, “What if I was a member of the Class of 2017?”

WVU nursing graduate wants to be the voice for patients who need it most

If you ask Kat Deremer what she plans to do after graduating with her master’s degree in nursing from West Virginia University, she is quick to tell you that her dream job is to one day drive a van around West Virginia as a nurse practitioner providing healthcare resources to those who need it most. It sounds simple, but in many rural communities, access to care is limited.

Pulitzer Prize, Grammy winners among West Virginia University commencement speakers

A West Virginia University alumna who delved into the unseemly world of Indonesian slavery and brought home a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and a Grammy winning Mountain State native whose music has been covered by legends of the industry and sung at presidential inaugurations top the ranks of speakers at the University’s commencement ceremonies this year. WVU will hold commencement exercises at all 15 colleges and schools over a three-day period May 12-14.

WVU School of Nursing to offer in-state tuition to all students in RN-BSN program

As hospitals and other healthcare organizations across the country work to address the need for highly trained nurses, the West Virginia University School of Nursing is doing its part to address those demands. Beginning in fall 2017, the School will offer in-state tuition for all students (regardless of residency) to enhance professional opportunities for nurses through the online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree program.

W.Va. Health and Human Resources head to join health system senior leadership

West Virginia United Health System today announced the appointment of West Virginia native Karen L. Bowling as vice president of care delivery transformation. Bowling currently serves as cabinet secretary of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, a position she held since July 2013.

Retired WVU professors establish scholarships to enhance student experience

Drs. Lynne and Andy Ostrow understand the value of education. As West Virginia University faculty members, the duo each spent 35 years helping students achieve their dreams at the University. Now, they are taking that passion for education one step further by providing $50,000 for scholarships at WVU.