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Mahone named to prestigious National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Team, finalist for William Campbell Trophy

WVU's Sean Mahone was among the finalists named in the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced today and is a finalist for the 2021 William V. Campbell Trophy, college football's premier scholar-athlete award that annually recognizes an individual as the absolute best in the nation for his combined academic success, football performance and exemplary leadership.

Game on: WVU prepping launch of esports minor alongside development of new esports team, top player already representing the gold and blue

A champion video game player under the direction of an esports coach of the year is competing for West Virginia University months ahead of the full launch of a new esports minor and Mountaineer esports team. By Fall 2022, students will have the option of pursuing a 15 credit minor in esports, video games played in highly-organized and competitive environments, in person or online across the three campuses — Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser.

St. Clair named first female chief of West Virginia University Police

West Virginia University has chosen a leader with 27 years’ experience, not only in her chosen field of public safety, but also on its Morgantown campus to lead the University Police. Sherry St. Clair, WVU’s first female chief, begins her new leadership role this week.

WVU to ease some campus protocols, mask requirements for classrooms, labs will continue

As infection and hospitalization rates due to the delta variant decrease, West Virginia University will lift mask requirements for individuals in indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status, beginning Thursday, Oct. 21; however, the University will continue to require masks in all classrooms, labs or any WVU System facility or building being used as a classroom for the remainder of the semester.