Countdown to code camp: WVU Extension 4-H program to host innovative camp to help students learn about computer science

West Virginia youths will get a chance to tap into the technological future as part of Google’s “4-H Computer Science Career Pathway” program. Last year Google awarded $1.5 million to 4-H programs in 22 states, including West Virginia, to help young people learn more about this exciting field. WVU Extension Service is using the grant to host its first 4-H Code Camp at WVU Jackson’s Mill Feb. 23-25 to help area youths get a head start in learning these critical skills.

WVU Board of Governors receives facilities plan update

Meeting between commencement exercises for the largest December graduating class in West Virginia University’s 150-year history, the Board of Governors received an update on its current master facilities plan Friday (Dec. 15), with a look ahead to a refreshing of the plan through 2022.

WVU student taps University resources to build beekeeping business into success

Many West Virginia University students have busy lives, balancing their studies, social activities and family obligations. However, for one student, in addition to all that, there’s 960,000 employees dependent on him to maintain maximum efficiency in his business. The employees? Well, they’re honeybees, and not only is his profit margin at stake, but also an increasingly critical part of ecology — pollination.

WVU Jackson’s Mill continues holiday tradition

Celebrate the holiday season with the Winter Lights Buffet and Breakfast with Santa held in the historic Mount Vernon Dining Hall at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill near Weston.

Long-time donor provides lead gift in construction of bridge at WVU Jackson’s Mill

Each year thousands of West Virginia youths and other visitors travel to West Virginia Univeristy Jackson’s Mill to participate in 4-H camps where they learn valuable leadership and mentoring skills, while forging lifelong friendships. Part of that journey includes participation in the West Virginia State 4-H Camp Council Circle, a symbolic center of spirit for campers.