WVU celebrates West Virginia’s 154th birthday with latest gift from the Blenko family

West Virginia University’s art collection will soon gain a new limited-edition piece, a gift made possible by Blenko Glass. This year’s piece to celebrate West Virginia's 154th birthday, “Sun Over the Mountains,” is a vase inspired by the mountains and rolling hills of West Virginia and is the first designed by Blenko’s newest designer, Aaron Harvey. It has one companion piece, titled, “Moon Over the Forest.”

West Virginia native, WVU alumnus establishes scholarship for business school students

Dr. Robert L. Totterdale characterizes himself as a lifelong learner, and established an endowment in his mother’s name in the academic area that represents the second segment of his life’s education. As a result, the Dorothy F. Totterdale Scholarship will be offered at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics to foster that desire to learn in management information systems students.

Late alumnus leaves $250K to benefit WVU students

Writing, literature and poetry students at West Virginia University will benefit from a gift from late alumnus and West Virginia native Russell L. Isaacs. Isaacs, who died in April, left $252,000 in his estate to the WVU Foundation to provide scholarships to students in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

WVU recovery efforts began early, continue after 2016 flood

Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.

President Gee underscores transformation agenda for West Virginia and its flagship university in the nation's capitol

Inside the beltway, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee delivered a call for changing the dialogue and working together to fix the problems plaguing the Mountain State. Gee, speaking Tuesday (June 6) at the 39th annual WVU Alumni Luncheon on Capitol Hill, said, "Today, we can either stack hands to create new solutions – or we can stand in silos and continue to struggle. I choose stacking hands."

WVU alumni give back to their alma mater, support equine program

The Roberta and William Gellner Equine Endowment will advance the mission and goals of the equine program, which is housed within the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, with discretionary funds to support scholarships, research and other opportunities.