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WVU receives grant to support youth entrepreneurship in low-income and rural communities

Through a nearly $50,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative, a team from WVU Extension Service, WVU Chambers College of Business & Economics, Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab, and the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative is developing a strategic plan to encourage and support youth entrepreneurship in West Virginia.

WVU to induct six into Order of Vandalia

Six people, including two former West Virginia University presidents, will be honored Friday (Sept. 10) for their loyalty and service to the University as they are inducted into the Order of Vandalia.

Ascend West Virginia announces inaugural class of remote workers

Ascend West Virginia, the nation’s premiere talent attraction and retention program, today announced its inaugural class will soon pack their bags for Morgantown, the program’s first host city. Founded by West Virginia native Brad D. Smith and his wife Alys, Ascend will provide these pioneers more than $20,000 in incentives—and a path to "Almost Heaven."