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West Virginia State University Hosts Annual Human Rights Conference

Posted On: March 22, 2017

The fourth annual International Human Rights Conference will be held March 29-30 at West Virginia State University (WVSU) and explore the theme of women’s rights. Sponsored by the WVSU College of Business and Social Sciences, the WVSU National Center for Human Relations and the Southern Christian Leadership Foundation, this year’s conference will feature a variety of state, local and [...]

SBA Administrator Announces National Small Business Week Awardees

Posted On: March 22, 2017

Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the 2017 National Small Business Week awardees for 16 different categories ranging from exporting, outreach, contracting, lending, disaster recovery to manufacturing and research and development. Last week McMahon announced the 54 Small Business Person of the Year state and territorial winners. These recipients are now competing for [...]

WVSBDC Offers Small Business Workshop in Wheeling

Posted On: March 22, 2017

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, April 7, 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 Calendar” or [...]

Boys & Girls Club 2017 Stefanie Pierson Champion for Youth Dinner

Posted On: March 22, 2017

Everyday in the Eastern Panhandle there are individuals making a difference in the life of a child.  On Thursday, May 4, the Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle will honor one individual who has touched the community and the lives of many local children. The Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle’s 2017 Stefani Pierson Champion [...]

University Presidents Underscore Higher Education is Investment in West Virginia’s Future

Posted On: March 22, 2017

The presidents of West Virginia’s largest state-supported universities came together today to call on state legislators to take further cuts to higher education out of the mix when trying to balance the state’s budget. In a joint statement, Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert and West Virginia University President Gordon Gee emphasized that higher education is one of the keys [...]

Marshall University School of Pharmacy Researchers Publish a Review Article on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Posted On: March 21, 2017

A team of researchers at Marshall University’s School of Pharmacy recently published a review, “Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): Neurodevelopmental Challenges, Current Treatments and Future Directions,” in the March 7 edition of Current Opinions in Neurological Science. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is the expression of symptoms presented by newborns shortly after birth due to the abrupt discontinuation of in-utero exposure [...]

West Virginia Aerospace Industry Shares Economic Impact on State and Future with Governor Justice

Posted On: March 21, 2017

Governor Jim Justice, Secretary Woody Thrasher and State Senator Mike Romano met members of West Virginia’s aerospace industry today at Bombardier’s facility in Bridgeport, West Virginia.  The discussion focused on the industry’s recent economic impacts and opportunities for growth in the state. Among those present were leaders from the West Virginia Aerospace Alliance, Bombardier, The North Central West Virginia [...]