WVU issues interim suspension of students, SAE chapter

West Virginia University today (Nov. 15) placed a number of students on interim suspension, and additional students may face disciplinary action, related to events that occurred at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house Nov. 10, 2018. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has also been placed on interim suspension.

Berhanu family creates civil engineering endowment at WVU

Members of Leah Berhanu’s family were looking for a way to honor her legacy of lending a helping hand to those who needed it. They chose to create the Leah Berhanu Financial Rescue Scholarship at West Virginia University, her alma mater.

Scott, Antinone, named 2018 WVU Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer

The University has named Stephen Scott and Mia Antinone the 2018 Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer. A long-time Mountaineer Week tradition, the prestigious award recognizes exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement. In addition to the Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer presentation, WVU’s Most Loyals were honored during halftime ceremonies of the Thursday (Oct. 25) football game.

WVU plans Friday bell-ringing ceremony

West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony, coordinated by the Office of Campus and Community Life and Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity, on Friday (Oct. 19) in remembrance of student Anthony Cistaro.

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.

PRT to close for West Virginia University fall break Oct. 12

The Personal Rapid Transit will be closed for passenger service Friday (Oct. 12) in observance of the West Virginia University fall break schedule. University shuttles will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on a continuous loop Friday at the following locations: Mountainlair, Evansdale Crossing, Towers and Mountaineer Station.

2018 Mountaineer Week kicks off with West Virginia Quilt Documentation Project

The West Virginia Quilt Documentation Project is seeking to record the history of quilts made in, or currently residing in, West Virginia. Individuals who have quilts made prior to 1970 can have their quilts “documented” during Mountaineer Week at the WVU Mountainlair from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20.