‘Most Loyals’ chosen for Mountaineer Week at WVU

A Morgantown couple who has given back to the University, a successful alumnus engineer, an internationally-known professor, a dedicated residence life employee, and a late director of the Mountainlair are being honored as “Most Loyals” during the 71st Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 19-28, on West Virginia University’s campus.

WVU’s 71st Mountaineer Week to feature new traditions

Soon the smell of fresh, hot kettle corn, funnel cakes and fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire will fill the air, luring students and the community into the West Virginia University Mountainlair to celebrate the 71st Mountaineer Week Craft Fair and Quilt Show.

Gee: Fear of failure must not stop WVU, state from meeting challenges

West Virginia University’s quest for innovation can be seen in the way it addresses curriculum for students who face an ever-changing job market, the issues facing the Mountain State and in its groundbreaking research, President Gordon Gee said Monday in his annual State of the University address.

Summersville native Sara Bright to exhibit artwork, speak at WVU

Los Angeles-based artist Sara Bright will bring artwork to her home state for the first time with an exhibition and Visiting Artist Lecture at West Virginia University. The lecture will be in the Davis Theatre on opening night, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. Source is hosted by the Mesaros Galleries in WVU’s School of Art and Design and the exhibition will run through Nov. 9.

Emil Czul leaves $4 million to WVU for scholarships

Emil Czul (pronounced “Sewell”), a late West Virginia University alumnus raised in Lochgelly and a 1950 graduate of Oak Hill High School, is making certain that future generations from Fayette County will not struggle to afford college as he did.

WVU Student Life Hall of Fame to induct five new members

A former student leader with 40 years of industry experience and his philanthropist wife, along with a long-time food service employee, an administrator dedicated to international education, and a devoted financial aid administrator with 33 years of service will be honored for their outstanding contributions to West Virginia University.

WVU beefs up entrepreneurial support with space for B&E startup accelerator

West Virginia University’s array of programs to create, encourage and support entrepreneurship and the innovation economy in the state got a boost Friday as the Board of Governors approved $1.8 million to lease and renovate space for the College of Business and Economics Startup Engine, the University’s first startup accelerator program.