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WVU to help fill need for water workforce in Appalachian communities

Economically distressed McDowell County is one target of a West Virginia University program to connect high school and community college students and others new to the workforce with well-paid jobs in the water sector, which is in urgent need of workers.

WVU Extension STEMCARE collaborates to educate ahead of solar eclipse

In preparation for the April 8 eclipse, WVU Extension STEMCARE has distributed more than 12,000 pairs of eclipse glasses to county Extension offices, schools and various outreach events across the state. WVU Extension agents are using the glasses with other STEMCARE activities and educational materials in schools to reinforce scientific learning while making it fun and engaging for the students.

WVU Day of Giving sets new records for dollars raised, gifts received

Supporters of West Virginia University donated a record $30.4 million Wednesday (March 20) during the University’s seventh Day of Giving. More than 8,500 gifts were made during the 24-hour online fundraising event held across the University system, also a new record. The $30.4 million figure tops 2023’s WVU Day of Giving record of $18.1 million raised from more than 8,200 gifts.

WVU Alert: Morgantown Campus closed, classes canceled Friday (Jan. 19)

The West Virginia University Morgantown Campus will close Friday (Jan. 19) and all in-person classes are canceled due to inclement weather. Online classes are not affected and will continue. Employees who work remotely or on a hybrid schedule are not affected and should continue their normal schedule. On-site employees should communicate with their supervisors to determine if they are required to work on site during the closure.

WVU Alert: In-person class schedule adjusted Friday (Jan. 19)

In-person classes with a start time prior to 11 a.m. will be canceled on the West Virginia University Morgantown Campus Friday (Jan. 19) due to anticipated inclement weather and worsening road conditions. Online classes will not be affected. Students should report to classes with a start time of 11 a.m. or later.

WVU Day at the Legislature focuses on opportunity in Mountain State

West Virginia University and WVU Extension will host WVU Day at the Legislature from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the West Virginia Capitol Building in Charleston. Visitors of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to attend this free event which will feature information and activities from organizations across the University.

WVU Jackson’s Mill receives gift of free internet from Frontier

The holidays are arriving early at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill. On Giving Tuesday (Nov. 28), Frontier Communications announced the company will donate high-speed fiber internet service to the Mill to improve educational and programming activities for youth, guests and the greater community.