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Gene Vance Jr. Day 2018 graphic - Hands holding a torch with the American flag in the background.  

Gene Vance Jr. Day to be observed on Armed Forces Day

The University community is invited to join in honoring fallen and wounded soldiers during the 7th annual Gene Vance Jr. Day Saturday (May 19) at the Monongalia County Courthouse Plaza. Live music will begin at 10 a.m. A remembrance ceremony will take place at 11 a.m.

A photo from the 2018 May Commencement ceremony.  

Gee urges WVU Class of 2018 to make choices that serve their purpose in life

This class of more than 4,450 is likely a generation prepared for enacting “vital change,” having earned a University record 10 Fulbright Scholarships, two Boren Scholarships, an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and a Truman Scholarship. Eight students were named to the Order of Augusta, WVU’s most prestigious student honor.