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WVU Eberly College faculty member recognized with Professor of the Year award

Erin Goodykoontz, teaching professor in the West Virginia University Eberly College School of Mathematical and Data Sciences, has been named the 2023 Professor of the Year by the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia. The award is given annually to instructors working in the state’s public and private colleges to recognize their innovation and creativity in teaching.

WVU students unlock cybersecurity potential in NATO-sponsored international competition

A team of West Virginia University students from the WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics, the WVU Reed College of Media and the WVU College of Law participated in one of the world’s premier cybersecurity competitions. Locked Shields, now in its fourth year, is an exercise created by NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, with participation from over 40 nations.

WVU Potomac State College student named Catamounts Climb Higher award recipient

Kiari Davis, an animal science major from Delray, was presented with the Catamounts Climb Higher award by Interim Campus President Paul Kreider at West Virginia University Potomac State College for her campus and community involvement and track record of overcoming obstacles as a first-time college student.

Meet the grads: 12 WVU College of Law graduates accepted to federal, state clerkships

A dozen members of the West Virginia University College of Law Class of 2024 have secured clerkships with state and federal judges. Through tailored coursework, mentorship from federal judges and guidance out of the newly established Clerkship Committee, WVU Law students are well-equipped for clerkships, which provide invaluable experience in legal research and writing.

Meet the grads: Tylor Yost, WVU Davis College

Morgantown native Tylor Yost will graduate from the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design Saturday (May 11) with his bachelor's degree in animal and nutritional sciences. During his time on campus, he has worked on various research projects that have propelled him toward a future he didn’t realize was possible.

Meet the grads: Yohanna Berhanu, WVU School of Pharmacy

Yohanna Berhanu is a native of Morgantown and soon-to-be PharmD graduate of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. After graduation, Berhanu will pursue a postdoctoral pharmaceutical industry fellowship and said she will miss the amazing students, faculty and staff that she’s come to know during her time at WVU.

Meet the grads: Claire Ullom, WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics

Claire Ullom always liked math and people, so she embarked on a career path that would utilize both — accounting. She set her sights on PwC, one of the “Big Four” accounting firms where jobs are notoriously competitive. The West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics prepared her so well with the Master of Accountancy program that she has been able to land a full-time position with the firm.