Barnwood Builders episode featuring WVU set to air Sunday

Tune in Sunday to see West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, bowtie and all, hammering nails and sawing wood as the Barnwood Builders episode, taped earlier this year at WVU Jackson’s Mill, airs on the DIY network Sunday (Aug. 5) at 9 p.m.

‘Loyal, generous bunch’ gives more than $160 million to WVU

The WVU Foundation says 23,161 donors, including 12,471 alumni, made 46,056 gifts between July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 totaling $161,029,056. Only in FY’12 did the Foundation raise more - $173.9 million, a year that included two exceptionally large philanthropic gifts. FY’18 was buoyed by three record months of giving in July ($12.9 million), August ($12 million), and December ($49.5 million).

WVU receives $500,000 grant from BB&T Charitable Fund

A $500,000 grant from the BB&T Charitable Fund will be used in the Center for Financial Literacy and Education at West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics and for the new business school complex to be built on Morgantown’s waterfront.

WVU to host annual Finance University to help primary and secondary educators learn financial literacy

If you want to educate primary and secondary school students about the importance of understanding money, the first step is to educate their teachers. That is the premise of the annual Finance University conference hosted by the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, as the business school prepares for its 16th weeklong session July 9-13 with state teachers in Charleston.

WVU Foundation honors endowed scholarship, fellowship donors

The West Virginia University Foundation is acknowledging those alumni and friends of WVU who have created endowed scholarships, fellowships and student awards in calendar year 2017. Eighty-three donors are being honored by having bricks engraved with their name placed in the Ernest L. Hogan Scholars Walk, the pathway located at the downtown campus library.