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Governor Justice Announces Passage of Six Bills During West Virginia Legislature Special Session

Posted On: October 18, 2017

Gov. Jim Justice announced today that the West Virginia Legislature has passed six bills he had presented during a special session that concluded late Tuesday. “It is gratifying to know that our lawmakers have come together to enact laws that will continue to move West Virginia forward,” said Gov. Justice. “During the last few months as I’ve traveled across [...]

FestivAll Fall Turns a Season Into a Work of Art

Posted On: October 18, 2017

FestivALL Charleston will celebrate its 6th FestivALL Fall on from October 19-22, 2017. The festival will extend the popular city-wide multi-arts summer event into autumn for a weekend full of visual art, music, dance, theatre and family fun. This year the event will span over 4 days, starting on Thursday October 19 with a partnership with the Charleston Area [...]

Lewis College of Business Named Leading Business School

Posted On: October 17, 2017

Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business has been named one of Newsweek’s leading business schools of 2017. Dr. Avinandan Mukherjee, dean of the college, said this recognition is a testament to the outstanding value of the programs in the Lewis College of Business. “We are delighted to see that the Lewis College of Business has been recognized by Newsweek [...]

WVSBDC Offers Small Business Workshop in Wheeling

Posted On: October 17, 2017

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Ohio County. The workshop will be held at the West Virginia Northern Community College B&O Building, Room 405, 1704 Market Street, Wheeling. Business Coach Donna Schramm will lead the session. To register, visit www.wvsbdc.com and click “Training [...]

West Virginia GEAR UP Partners with Fairmont State University to Award Scholarships 

Posted On: October 17, 2017

Fairmont State University announced Wednesday that it would award 10 West Virginia students each with a $1,000 scholarship. The university made the announcement during the annual Student Leadership Academy event at the Clay Center. The event, which was hosted by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s (HEPC’s) federally funded “Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR [...]

WV Office of Energy Prepares for 2018-2022 State Energy Plan

Posted On: October 17, 2017

The West Virginia Office of Energy recently hosted two public hearings to receive comments and recommendations on the state’s third five-year energy plan for 2018- 2022. “The recent public hearings in Huntington and Morgantown provided constructive recommendations from industry leaders, community members and other academic scholars about increased energy efficiency and expanded energy production,” said Secretary of Commerce Woody [...]

WVSBDC Offers Small Business Workshop in Franklin

Posted On: October 16, 2017

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 23, in Pendleton County. The workshop will be held in the Pendleton County Economic Development Authority building, 100 Thorn Creek Road, Franklin. Business Coach Lindsey Teets will lead the session. To register, visit the WV SBDC website www.wvsbdc.com and click [...]