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Gee Mail: Finding Strength in Change

Change, while it can be unsettling, is a necessary part of life’s expedition. In this video, WVU President Gordon Gee talks about the decisions that changed him from a Utah teen dreaming of a medical career to becoming a university president. He also discusses the role CliftonStrengths play in his leadership approach today and how he wishes he had these tools earlier in life.

Gee Mail: Know Your Strengths, Find Your Purpose

In this Gee Mail, University President Gordon Gee takes some time for a Strengths coaching session to learn more about his top 5: Intellection, Learner, Achiever, Arranger and Woo. He encourages students, faculty and staff to know their strengths and better understand how their talents align with others to make a difference — not only at West Virginia University but in the world around us.

Working in service: WVU embedded in fabric of West Virginia communities

In West Virginia’s hills and hollows, its larger cities along interstates and smaller communities on country roads, at ground levels and from broader 365-degree views, West Virginia University students, faculty and staff are working each day in service to the Mountain State.

Gee: ‘College is more than worth it’

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee delivered his annual State of the University Address to students, faculty and staff gathered virtually and in person at the College of Law Monday (Oct. 3).

Gee addresses WVU alumni, state congressional delegation in D.C.

Perseverance, innovation and life-changing research underpinned by unwavering dedication to service and a focused determination to change the trajectory of West Virginia for the better were the themes President Gordon Gee addressed Thursday evening (Sept. 29) during a special event in Washington which brought together members of the state’s congressional delegation, alumni and friends of the University.

Gee offers welcome for start of inaugural WVU Week of Purpose

To mark the beginning of the first Week of Purpose at West Virginia University, a week designed to deliver inspiring speakers, showcase University resources, offer diverse perspectives and introduce student success tools, President Gordon Gee sent a letter to the University community.