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President Gee welcomes WVU students, faculty, staff to start the academic year

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee sent a letter to faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, marking the beginning of the fall semester, acknowledging the University’s ongoing transformation and urging the WVU community to support one another. Read the letter below and at presidentgee.wvu.edu: Aug. 16, 2023 Dear[Read More…]

President Gee: Transparency, quick process are priorities with WVU’s academic transformation

Proposed changes expected to impact less than 5% of employees; Recommendations due by Sept. 15 By Don Smith, WV Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Faculty, staff and students filled the audience at the recent West Virginia University Board of Governors (BOG) meeting, waiting to hear updates on the announced academic transformation at[Read More…]

WVU Institute of Technology cuts ribbon on Rahall Congressional Archives House at campus in Beckley

Former West Virginia Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II represented West Virginia’s Third Congressional District from 1977 to 2015 WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. — Former West Virginia Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II represented West Virginia’s Third Congressional District from 1977 to 2015. Now state residents can follow his career by visiting the[Read More…]

More than 200 EMS agencies, fire departments ask Gov. Justice for support through special session call

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 200 fire departments and EMS agencies throughout West Virginia have joined together to ask Gov. Jim Justice to include a bill intended to help stabilize local emergency services on the call for the upcoming special session. Members of the West Virginia EMS Coalition and the[Read More…]

West Virginia State Delegate Doug Skaff, Jr. stepping down as Minority Leader of House of Delegates  

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House of Delegates Minority Leader Doug Skaff Jr. of Kanawha County, D-Kanwaha, will step down as Minority Leader of the House of Delegates at the conclusion of Legislative interim meetings on Tuesday Aug. 8. Delegate Skaff expressed his gratefulness to colleagues for the[Read More…]

Patti Maroney of Glen Date claims 50th WVGA Women’s Senior Amateur Championship

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The 50th playing of the West Virginia Women’s Senior Amateur Championship, conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) and presented by PSIMED, concluded Tuesday at Canaan Valley Resort. Patti Maroney of Glen Dale left Monday’s three-way tie for the lead behind and claimed the 50th West Virginia[Read More…]

West Virginia residents finding new HIV drugs such as CABENUVA are expensive and difficult to obtain

Cabell and Kanawha counties both experiencing HIV increases By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association This is part one of a two-part series, in conjunction with the “When All Are Counted” project, discussing some of the struggles patients, including those in the LGBTQIA+ community, have while living with HIV in the[Read More…]