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Announcements

  • VIDEO: WVU Collegiate Recovery Program offers students options, hope

    The latest edition of Inside WVU today features the Collegiate Recovery Program providing support for students in recovery from substance use disorders, eating disorders and other behavioral health conditions. Director Cathy Yura and Graduate Assistant Joey Furguson explain how the program works and take us on a tour of Serenity Place – the home of College Recovery at WVU.

  • Upcoming WVU Dependent Education Scholarship deadlines

    WVU Dependent Education Scholarship announces the deadlines to submit applications for the Summer 2019 semester and the Fall 2019 academic year. Summer 2019 applications are due by April 1. Applications for summer are not required if a student dependent has already been approved for the current spring semester. Fall 2019 applications are due by May 1. Students interested in Fall 2019 should apply regardless if awarded the scholarship in past academic terms.

  • WVU provides update on HB2519 ‘campus carry’ bill

    House Bill 2519, The Campus Self Defense Act referred to as “Campus Carry” passed the House Judiciary committee. Due to its fiscal note, it will now go to the House Finance committee for further consideration.

  • Message to supervisors regarding teacher strike

    Education union leaders announced a statewide strike for teachers and service personnel beginning today (Feb. 19). In response, several county school systems across the state have announced they are closed. West Virginia University recognizes the closure of schools potentially could create childcare challenges for faculty and staff.

  • FAFSA March 1 deadline approaching

    For employees with students enrolled at WVU, note the March 1 priority deadline for submitting a 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid is less than one month away. Students should submit their FAFSA for the upcoming fall/spring ASAP to receive the best aid package available to them.

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Events

  • Upcoming Americans with Disabilities Act event

    Join Jill Hess, ADA Coordinator with the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a presentation and discussion of Job Accommodations: Your Rights and Responsibilities Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Mountainlair Rhododendron Room. This event will focus on the job accommodation process for WVU employees. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.

  • Appalachian Reckoning: A region responds to Hillbilly Elegy

    Contributors to Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy will discuss J.D. Vance’s controversial memoir through a panel discussion cosponsored with the Humanities Center, the Appalachian Justice Initiative and WVU Press. The event is Feb. 25 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the College of Law.

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.,Pi Mu Chapter hosts 2nd Annual Black Excellence Academic Celebration tonight

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity founded for African-American men, will host its 2nd Annual Black Excellence Academic Celebration at West Virginia University tonight (Feb. 21) at 7 p.m. in the Mountaineer Room.

  • Panel: Queer Black Lives Matter discussion to be held

    The LGBTQ+ Center is hosting this engaging discussion about power, participation and community building. The panel, moderated by Tiffany Mitchell Patterson, will be held Feb. 27 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the LGBTQ+ Center, Maple House on 724 College Ave, Morgantown.

  • WVU offers opportunity for faculty, staff and students to discuss ‘campus carry’ legislation

    Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Joyce McConnell and Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop invite University faculty, staff and students to join an open conversation today (Feb. 21) at 10 a.m. in the Mountainlair’s Gluck Theater regarding House Bill 2519 referred to as “campus carry.” This is an opportunity to share thoughts, concerns or ask questions about the legislation, as well as receive updates on the bill’s status.

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Videos

VIDEO: WVU Collegiate Recovery Program offers students options, hope

The latest edition of Inside WVU today features the Collegiate Recovery Program providing support for students in recovery from substance use disorders, eating disorders and other behavioral health conditions. Director Cathy Yura and Graduate Assistant Joey Furguson explain how the program works and take us on a tour of Serenity Place – the home of College Recovery at WVU.

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