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WVU Community Notice highlights campus resources, education for sexual assault, Title IX

In light of calls for action in recent protests at colleges and universities across the country, including on the Morgantown campus, and as part of an overall commitment to providing a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors, West Virginia University is reminding the campus community of its education and awareness efforts in several key areas including personal safety, sexual assault and other Title IX-related crimes.

WVU's Diversity Week to focus on ethnicity

West Virginia University will celebrate Diversity Week Oct. 10-16, focusing on the theme “Cultural Conversations: Celebrating the Social Significance of Ethnicity” with more than three dozen events in a mixture of in-person and virtual formats.

WVU announces Alumni Association Homecoming and Alumni Service Award winners

The WVU Alumni Association will honor individuals who truly embody what it means to be a Mountaineer— the winners of the 2021 West Virginia University Homecoming and Alumni Service Awards— over a weekend of festivities that also celebrates the accomplishments of alumni around the globe.

WVU earns sixth Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Establishing a Faculty Justice Network, creating a comprehensive Inclusive Campus website and increasing fundraising aimed at soliciting resources for traditionally underrepresented students are among the new projects at West Virginia University that earned the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the sixth consecutive year.

WVU alumni select inaugural Belmear scholarship recipients

Four West Virginia University students have been awarded the Horace and Geraldine Belmear Scholarship, an honor created by Black alumni to expand opportunities for minority students – specifically Black, Indigenous and people of color.