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Bridge Walk Live Stream Becomes National Geographic Travel’s Top-Performing Facebook Live Video

Posted On: June 28, 2017

National Geographic Travel’s Facebook live stream from the catwalk beneath the New River Gorge Bridge is now the organization’s No. 1 performing Facebook live of all time, with more than 355,000 views to date. “We were thrilled to host National Geographic on West Virginia Day, and the partnership project proved to be a fantastic opportunity to showcase what West [...]

WVSBDC Offers Small Business Workshop in Moorefield

Posted On: June 28, 2017

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 19, in Hardy County. The workshop will be held at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield. Business Coach Lindsey Teets will lead the session. To register, visit the WVSBDC website and click on “training [...]

Attorney Andrew G. Fusco Named to IP Stars List

Posted On: June 28, 2017

Bowles Rice is pleased to announce partner Andrew G. Fusco has been named by Managing Intellectual Property magazine to its annual “IP Stars” list. Fusco, who practices in the regional firm’s Morgantown office, has earned recognition from the magazine each year since the inception of the IP Stars list in 2013. He focuses his practice on intellectual property infringement, [...]

Deborah Williams Named Interim Dean of WVSU College of Business and Social Sciences

Posted On: June 27, 2017

Deborah Williams has been named the Interim Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at West Virginia State University (WVSU) effective July 1, 2017. Williams has been an assistant professor at WVSU since 2005 and has served as Chair of the Business and Economics Department since 2012. “The College of Business and Social Sciences has earned national [...]

Higher Education Policy Commission Reports Increase in Student Success Rates Following Education Reform

Posted On: June 27, 2017

More Mountain State students are succeeding in college thanks, in part, to an overhaul in the way entry-level courses are taught. Earlier today during a meeting of the Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC), state officials announced that recent efforts to reform developmental, or “remedial,” education are helping more students pass first-year math and English courses. Historically, one in four [...]

Marsa Myers shines as WVSBDC 2017 State Star

Posted On: June 27, 2017

America’s Small Business Development Center will recognize Business Coach Marsa Myers as West Virginia’s 2017 State Star, announced Erika Bailey, state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center. The 2017 State Stars will be recognized during the America’s SBDC 37th Annual Conference this September in Nashville, Tennessee. Each year, the national organization recognizes outstanding SBDC members throughout [...]

BlaineTurner Advertising Employees Receive Google Certification

Posted On: June 26, 2017

BlaineTurner Advertising (BTA), a full-service marketing and public relations agency, recognizes employees, Ashley Willard, Media Coordinator, and Clarence Pearson, Web Project Manager, for receiving Google Analytics and Google Mobile Sites certification. Willard passed the Google Analytics Individual Qualification exam, which is a 70-question assessment including concepts such as planning and principles, implementation and data collection, configuration and administration, conversion [...]