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Presidential candidates to visit West Liberty for interviews

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) – West Liberty University’s presidential search committee plans on-campus interviews with the finalists later this month.

West Liberty spokeswoman Maureen Zambito tells The...

Presidential candidates to visit West Liberty for interviews

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) – West Liberty University’s presidential search committee plans on-campus interviews with the finalists later this month.

West Liberty spokeswoman Maureen Zambito tells The...

Treasurer offers $100 for college funds to parents of newborns

New parents in West Virginia can receive $100 toward their infant’s future college fund if they enroll with the West Virginia Treasurer’s Office before their child’s first birthday.

On Monday, the treasurer’s office...

WVU expanding parking at Evansdale campus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University is expanding parking at the Evansdale campus as part of a redevelopment project.

The university says a new 140-space short-term parking lot for faculty, staff and students will be...

W.Va. State University to offer media diversity fellowship

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State University says a new fellowship program allows minority students to work alongside media professionals to tell the state’s story, including its diverse ethnic history.

The one-year, paid ...

Common Core town halls to start Tuesday

West Virginia school officials this week will conduct the first of seven regional town hall meetings as part of their ongoing review of the state Department of Education’s embattled math and English standards.

The series of town hall...

Pittsburgh Children’s Museum plans seven WV ‘makerspaces’

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, with the help of two grants, plans to launch the West Virginia Maker Network, a professional development network for teachers aimed at creating “makerspaces” that will...

Marshall researcher awarded grant to study obesity, aging

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The National Institute on Aging has awarded a grant to a Marshall University researcher to study obesity and aging.

Marshall says school of medicine researcher Nalini Santanam received the $356,946 grant to...

Wheeling Hospital seeks state’s OK to replace care center

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Wheeling Hospital plans to replace its continuous care center with a new $22 million facility.

The hospital has filed a notice of intent with the Wet Virginia Health Care Authority that it plans to seek a...

Teacher priest seeks OK to wear religious habit in classroom

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest who also is a public school teacher has asked officials to allow him to wear his religious habit in the classroom.

The Rev. George Nedeff is a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Most ...

WVSU, New River CTC enter transfer agreement

BEAVER, W.Va. – Some students at New River Community and Technical College who complete two-year degrees can transfer into a four-year program at West Virginia State University.

Officials from both schools announced an agreement Tuesday...

W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced the funding on Tuesday.

The money is designated for...

Before- and after-school programs could be in jeopardy

More than $1 billion in federal funding that aids 10 million poor and underprivileged children in America might be on the line as Congress prepares to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Reauthorization of the...

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