Recent graduate is first WVU finalist for international Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Dillon Muhly-Alexander, a 2017 West Virginia University graduate, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, an award that funds graduate study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Muhly-Alexander, who was also a Rhodes finalist in 2017, is WVU’s first Gates Cambridge finalist.

Financial services pioneer, best-selling author and B&E alumnus to headline 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series Jan. 19

Robert L. Reynolds, president and CEO of Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments, will add best-selling author to his credentials when he returns to his alma mater later this month. Reynolds is author of the USA Today Bestseller From Here to Security: How Workplace Savings Can Keep America’s Promise returns to West Virginia University on Jan. 19 to talk about the future of investments and retirement in the United States as part of the 2018 B&E Distinguished Speaker Series.

WVU alumni create six new scholarships for business school students

New scholarships will spark innovative thinking and enable students at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics to dive into new experiences through their courses, internships, study abroad programs, student organizations and beyond.

Donors contribute $100K to WVU Foundation’s 2017 Pride Travel Fund

More than 800 donors contributed over $100,000 to the West Virginia University’s Pride Travel Fund this fall in support of the Mountaineer Marching Band. The annual campaign was established to help defray the costs of travel for the band, including transportation, hotels and food for the more than 350 members and staff.

Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl ticket information

Tickets for West Virginia's appearance in the 2017 Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 26, at the Historic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas, are now on sale on a priority basis.

WVU accepts Heart of Dallas Bowl invite

The West Virginia Mountaineers and Utah Utes have officially accepted invitations to play in the 2017 Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl. The game will be played Tuesday, Dec. 26 at Cotton Bowl Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. ET and the contest will be televised by ESPN.

Matching, participation gift challenges part of Wednesday’s inaugural WVU Day of Giving

Donors to West Virginia University’s inaugural Day of Giving on Wednesday (Nov. 8) could see their investment grow immediately thanks to other generous University supporters. Several alumni and friends have issued challenge and participation matches for the 24-hour online fundraising effort designed to raise dollars for the University’s greatest priorities and opportunities, as well as scholarships and unrestricted funds at both the University and unit specific level.