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WVU student awarded fellowship to work for veterans

A West Virginia University student who wants to assist veterans who may have been wrongly discharged from service has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact, a national non-profit organization that advances the public purpose of higher education to educate students for civic and social responsibility.

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Bucklew Scholars vie for WVU Foundation Scholarships

This year’s cohort of Bucklew Scholars comes to West Virginia University with a few common goals, most notably an education that will allow them to search for solutions to what they see as the world problems their generation will be faced with overcoming.

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Launchlab Idea Challenge celebrates new student ventures; first place goes to Pantry Plus More

The West Virginia University LaunchLab’s inaugural March Idea Challenge ended on a high note last week, when Political Science major Roark Sizemore and Economics major Courtney Pyatt were awarded first place. The two, both juniors and Honors College students, won for their pitch for Pantry Plus More, a start-up nonprofit company that provides food and personal hygiene items to K-12 students in Monongalia County public schools.

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Learning to lead: 10 years of Leadership Studies at WVU

Over the last decade, the Leadership Studies Program at West Virginia University has grown from having six graduates in 2006, to approximately 60 graduates in 2016. This semester, students, faculty and staff in the Leadership Studies program are celebrating the program’s 10th anniversary as well as what it means to be a leader.

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