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Teams compete in WVU's annual PRT Cram 

Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 11:06 PM

MORGANTOWN — Twelve teams competed Oct. 23 in WVU’s 43rd annual PRT Cram, despite rainy weather. The winning team received $150 towards either the club’s budget or a donation to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Fund, So...

Teams compete during Pumpkin Regatta

Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 10:34 PM

MORGANTOWN — A regatta was held Oct. 22 on the Monongahela River, except participants weren’t using boats. Instead, they floated in hollowed-out pumpkins. Dustin Trychta, a junior horticulture major at WVU and race organi...

Alumnus composes song for WVU Homecoming

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:28 PM

MORGANTOWN — When Jay Chattaway left WVU in 1968, he spent seven years in the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C., diverting him from the path he thought he wanted — a professorship at his alma mater. That diversion took him on a journey he...

WVUPD ranked 9th for safety initiatives

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:25 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU’s Department of Police and Emergency Management is ranked ninth in the nation among 4,706 colleges and universities for its campus safety initiatives.The Safe Campus Top 25 list was announced last week, recognizing UPD’s ac...

WVU ranked among top 500 universities

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:24 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU has been ranked among the top 1.5 percent of the universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings, the largest academic ranking of its kind. The center, based in the United Arab Emirates, evaluated 27,7...

Pierpont receives $151K grant

Posted: Oct 21 2017 - 11:23 PM

FAIRMONT — Pierpont Community & Technical College has received a $151,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to pilot a program that enables EDGE-eligible high school career and technical education students to enroll...