Obioma, Yachini elected WVU Student Government Association leaders

The campaign for West Virginia University student body president and vice president ended Thursday evening (March 8) as the Student Government Association Judicial Board announced Isaac Obioma and Abbi Yachini, as president and vice president, respectively, for the 2018-19 academic year.

Gee: WVU to lead 'purposeful change' for students, state

In a country where higher education is being devalued, even as the cost of an education skyrockets, West Virginia University remains committed to its purpose of transforming lives in the state and the world, President Gordon Gee said today (Feb. 27).

Trevor Kiess named WVU’s 65th Mountaineer Mascot

West Virginia University senior and member of the Honors College Trevor Kiess was announced as the next Mountaineer Mascot at tonight’s (Feb. 24) men’s basketball game vs Iowa State.

WVU establishes moratorium on IFC activity, launches system review

West Virginia University today (Feb. 14) placed an immediate moratorium on all social and recruiting activities of the 16 social and social-professional fraternities comprising the Interfraternity Council, enacting a plan to review and strengthen oversight in the wake of concern over continued behavioral issues.

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 (Feb. 16) in remembrance of students Leah Berhanu and Ibrahim Alkammis.

Four finalists to compete Monday in Mountaineer Mascot Cheer-off

Four finalists will don the buckskins and carry the musket Monday (Feb. 12) in competition to be the next West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot. The cheer-off will be held during the men's basketball game vs. Texas Christian University at 9 p.m. in the WVU Coliseum.

WVU launches inaugural Hazing Prevention Week, convenes special task force

A new Hazing Prevention Task Force, spearheaded by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, with members representing several different units on campus, has planned a full slate of activities to raise awareness around the issue of hazing and the impact it has on campus, Jan. 29-Feb. 2.

WVU facilities master update features 16 projects under active consideration

With five years remaining on its current master facilities plan, West Virginia University has 16 projects that are active, or under consideration, across the system, ranging from a residence hall at WVU Tech in Beckley to better facilities at Jackson’s Mill to remodeling of space in Morgantown, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop said today (Jan. 24).