WVU students win top prize in first virtual West Virginia Business Plan Competition

West Virginia University seniors Samuel Chico and Kyle Seese have an idea for low-cost, eco-friendly energy storage systems that repurpose retired EV battery modules from auto manufacturers. With a $10,000 boost from the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, Chico and Seese, the winners of the first virtual West Virginia Business Plan Competition, may establish themselves and their business, Parthian Battery Solutions, as the premier cost leader for residential and commercial energy storage systems.

Riggs, Bragg elected WVU Student Government Association leaders

The campaign for West Virginia University Student Government Association leadership ended Wednesday evening (March 11) as the SGA Judicial Court announced Chase Riggs and Jaron Bragg as president and vice president, respectively, for the 2020-21 academic year.

Chambers’ planned gift to benefit WVU

The legacy of Drs. John T. (Jack) and June Richie Chambers of Charleston will live on through a planned gift made by the late alumni to West Virginia University.

WVU’s retention efforts highlighted at Board of Governors meeting

West Virginia University students who are tantalizingly close to completing their degrees, but are at the end of their financial resources, will receive a new benefit beginning next semester with the implementation of “completion grants” to help fill the gap between checkbooks and commencement.