Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course to be offered this fall

Would you like to be more prepared to help yourself and your community in the event of an emergency or disaster? The Center for Service and Learning, in partnership with the Monongalia County Health Department, will offer SRVL 393A, Campus Leadership Through Service - WVU CERT, again this fall semester.  Through in-class and onsite training as well as field practice and service-learning in the community, students will complete the course with certification for and membership to WVU's Campus CERT or Community Emergency Response Team. 

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Libraries and Writing Studio partner for Technical Writing workshops

Are you interested in learning about technical and professional communication as it relates to your discipline? Come and learn the basics in a series of workshops from WVU Libraries and the Eberly Writing Studio designed to introduce technical writing for both undergraduate and graduate students. All workshops are free and do not require pre-registration. Refreshments will be provided.

Technical Writing: Clarity and Concision

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Rising freshmen and sophomores: Apply for First2 STEM program

Seeking first-generation rising college freshmen (also accepting rising sophomores) who are going to West Virginia schools and majoring in STEM!

First2 is a National Science Foundation funded project aimed at improving the persistence of science, engineering and math majors during their first two critical years of post-secondary education. We are targeting first generation rural students for this pilot project. Students selected for our project will participate in a STEM research experience early in their post-secondary path, gain the support of successful peer mentor students who have navigated the obstacles of college life and being a STEM major, and pay it forward by helping to solve the STEM persistence problem for themselves and future students.

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New course offering: From Innovation to Industry (CHEM 493B, CRN 87407)

A new course, From Innovation to Industry (CHEM 493B, CRN 87407), is being offered for students interested in taking scientific discovery through development toward new business generation. This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the many commercial successes that originated from basic science research, and will count toward electives for Entrepreneurship and Biochemistry majors.    

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Complete a GEC/GEF 2 course this summer with CS101

Earn 4 credits, help meet your GEC 2 or GEF 2A requirements, and get the skills employers want this summer with Computer Science 101! Take the course in 6 weeks online or on-campus which sections offered starting May 15 and June 26. Learn more about how CS101 will benefit you at If you have any questions, please e-mail CS101 Coordinator Brian Powell at

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Adventure Patagonia planned for winter break 2017-18

Adventure WV will be hosting an international trip to Chile over winter break! This trip is intended for people of all different backgrounds to bond and enjoy the beautiful South American outdoors. During this week, participants will have the opportunity to engage in conversations with other students at WVU, while exploring another country and all it has to offer. 

If you are interested in this extraordinary experience, sign up at

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