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Common Core Town Hall forum coming to Bridgeport, WV August 24

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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin was quoted in The Journal of Martinsburg as not being aware of any backlash regarding Common Core, so the WV Against Common Core organization sent Tomblin a personal letter inviting him to attend the Bridgeport Common Core Town Hall forum. More>>

Cabell County school system tackles social media

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In an age where technology is a mere finger touch away, access abounds. More>>

Parents must prepare for back-to-school season, too

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At Glenville State College in Gilmer County, lots of energy goes into recruiting the state's high school graduates. Several initiatives, from bringing students on campus for tours and assigning mentors to summer camps, are aimed at getting students more familiar with the concept — and importance — of higher education. More>>

University of Charleston to address former Mountain State University students and its Beckley, Martinsburg WV campuses

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University of Charleston President Dr. Ed Welch is scheduled to make an announcement Aug. 13 regarding a proposed settlement between Mountain State University and former MSU students, according to a Aug. 13 press release from the school. More>>

Marshall Pharmacy open to serve community

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It's a new venture and a new service to the community. Marshall Health opened is own community pharmacy at its medical center. More>>

MU faculty, students take on Comic-con

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The 45th Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego got a dose of Marshall University education, thanks to the school’s psychology department. More>>

West Liberty students in SURE program present their research findings July 31

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On July 31, students from the SURE program at West Liberty University will present their individual research projects at Campbell Hall of Health Sciences from 10 a.m.-noon. More>>

Caridi spends a lifetime calling the Mountaineers

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This year’s college freshmen have never heard another play-by-play announcer for West Virginia University. All of their lives, Tony Caridi has been calling Mountaineer football and men’s basketball games on the radio. More>>

‘Voice of the Herd’ enters 19th season at MU

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His first season as play-by-play sportscaster at Marshall University had remarkable results.
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College Summit marks strong decade

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For more than 10 years, College Summit West Virginia has been helping make higher education more attainable for 37,000 students who have participated in the program. More>>

WVU forensic, investigative program accredited for bachelors, masters levels

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The forensic and investigative science program at West Virginia University became an official academic department, effective July 1, and its already become one of six institutions in the country accredited for programs at both the bachelors and masters levels. More>>

Marshall University ranks No. 1 in forensic science test

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Marshall University’s forensic science program is the brainchild of Terry Fenger, who also is its director of the program getting national attention and continuing to grow. More>>

New WVU art museum slated to open in 2015

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After years of planning, the Art Museum at West Virginia University is becoming a reality, with an expected opening date in 2015. More>>

Three-day opening planned for MU visual arts center

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A three-day “extravaganza” is planned for the opening of Marshall University’s new $13.7 million Visual Arts Center, says Don Van Horn, dean of MU’s College of Arts and Media, who has successfully shepherded the downtown project to completion. More>>

Common Core live forum comes to theaters in the Mountain State

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On July 22, four West Virginia theaters joined 700 others nationwide in showing Glen Beck’s live two hour town hall forum “We Will Not Conform.” More>>

Nexus for Leadership Program at University of Charleston attracts large numbers

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At the Nexus for Leadership Program-Innovations in Leadership: Moving Forward From Where You Are, more than 40 academic, business leaders, military personnel and first responders from around the country gathered at the University of Charleston in June. More>>

Wheeling Jesuit University receives $2.1 million for Pandem-Sim: Saving the world with biology project

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Wheeling Jesuit University receives $1.2 million over the next five years to create, pilot test and disseminate instructional activities related to the project Pandem-Sim: Saving the World With Biology. More>>

Williams Energy Takes Gas Industry Discussion to Moundsville Middle School Video included

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Natural gas drilling is a subject full of strong opinions and skepticism across the Ohio Valley, but one local company is working to educate the public on it, and they're starting with local youth. More>>

West Virginia Board of Education introduces State Superintendent Michael Martirano during board meeting July 9

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During the July 9 West Virginia Board of Education meeting, board members introduced new State Superintendent Michael Martirano, who will officially resume his new position this fall. More>>

Wheeling Jesuit University students reach 27,000 service hours during last academic year

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The WJU Service for Social Action Center and The Clifford M. Lewis Appalachian Institute recorded and coordinated all of the service hours logged by WJU students. More>>

WVU Unveils First New Building In String of Construction Projects Video included

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WVU has spent more than $250 million on construction for the campus, and that's just for academic buildings. Tuesday the university unveiled the newest completion on the Evansdale campus. More>>

Wheeling Jesuit University class of 1964 presents $250,000 check

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The money will be used to establish the Class of 1964 Ignatius Scholarship fund, which will provide a four year scholarship to one entering freshman each year. More>>

Blue River CTC and Shepherd University set to sign new transfer agreement

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Peter Checkovich, president of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, and Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, will sign the agreement in the Presidential Board Room, located at the Blue Ridge CTC main campus. More>>

Memorandum Of Understanding between New River Community College, WV BOE leads to new degree opportunities

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Born from a Memorandum of Understanding between New River Community and Technical College and the West Virginia Board of Education, a career pathway for automotive technology will allow students to receive certification and an Associate of Applied Science degree without duplication of courses. More>>

Bryan Wagoner of Davis and Elkins College delivers lectures at 2 major European universities

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From June 25-28, Wagoner will be one of 13 lecturers – and the only invited speaker from the United States – to participate in a three-day round-table colloquium as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the University of Frankfurt. More>>

Educators participate in the "MakeShop Educators Program at West Liberty University

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Funded by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, the program hosted 24 participants, including WLU College of Education seniors and graduate students, alumni who are employed as teachers and other professional educators. More>>

Davis and Elkins College announces winners of the 47th annual Eastern Regional Science Fair

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The two-day event attracted 41 entries from students in Barbour, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur and Webster counties, with associate professor of biology Shawn Stover serving as director of the 47th Eastern Regional Science Fair. More>>