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A person holds a handout for a Symposium.  

The Center for ActiveWV recently welcomed nearly 100 leaders from around the state to discuss how to better promote physical activity and health and inspire other organizations to join the initiative during the 2024 WV Physical Activity Symposium at Stonewall Resort.

Innocence Project Clinic  

Melissa Giggenbach, teaching associate professor at the College of Law and director of the West Virginia Innocence Project Clinic, works to protect people’s rights, especially those who are the most vulnerable in our communities.

Business Hall of Fame  

The West Virginia Business Hall of Fame, based in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, has chosen three accomplished leaders for its 2024 class. They are Dave Arnold, founder and senior vice president of public relations and strategic partnerships for Adventures on the Gorge, Thomas J. “TJ” Obrokta Jr., president and chief executive officer for Encova Insurance, and Diane Strong-Treister, president and franchise owner for Manpower of WV.

Crystal Smith  

Crystal Smith, teaching professor in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, attended the 15th annual National Association of Equine Affiliated Academics Conference last month in Delaware to personally receive the Senior Faculty Award.