Take a service-learning class this summer or fall

Do you like to learn by doing? Would you like to get out of the classroom and make a difference in the community? Consider taking a service-learning class! 

Service-learning courses exist across disciplines and there are options for undergraduate and graduate students. Several courses meet GEF requirements.

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Submissions open for Carlyle D. Farnsworth Ethics Enrichment Award

The Carlyle D. Farnsworth Ethics Enrichment Award

The Carlyle D. Farnsworth Ethics Enrichment Award was created by Mrs. Sue Seibert Farnsworth to honor her late husband, financier and community leader, Carlyle Farnsworth of Wheeling, West Virginia.  She created it during his lifetime and it continues in his memory.  In making the decision on how best to honor her husband, she chose that area of leadership that he most valued in his professional life: business and professional ethics.

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New major in the School of Medicine: Health Informatics and Information Management

The School of Medicine’s newest undergraduate major, Health Informatics and Information Management is now accepting major changes for the fall of 2017. 

This major is a great mix of healthcare, management and technology and employment projections are expected to grow over the next eight years as managing healthcare systems continues to become more complex and digital.

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Graduate and professional students: Apply for the Diversity and Disability Fellowship

The Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) is recruiting a graduate and/or professional student to participate in the Disability & Diversity Fellowship Program who is pursuing a career working with individuals with disabilities. A graduate student from a diverse background will be awarded an assistantship starting in the fall semester and continuing through the spring of 2018. The fellow will receive a partial tuition waiver and be paid a stipend for living expenses.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

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Are you considering Exercise Physiology as a major?

If you are interested in changing your major to Exercise Physiology, you will need to attend one of the mandatory major change sessions this semester. These sessions will be for students who are considering changing their major or know for certain they want to change to Exercise Physiology. Sessions are set for March 1 and April 20 at the Health Sciences Center. Students must register to attend at medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/EP

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Become a P90X instructor

Are you interested in becoming a P90X instructor? The SRC will be hosting P90X instructor training on April 8 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration is $250 and can be found at www.beachbodycertification.com/p90x-certification/find-training-workshops

This instructor workshop will include the one day of live instruction, a comprehensive digital P90X LIVE Instructor Manual and continuing education credits. The day of live instructor training will help you to learn how to run a class and adapt it for all class participants. 

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SRC will host spinning instructor certification

The Student Rec Center will be hosting a Spinning Instructor Certification Workshop on Saturday, April 1. The workshop is one day only and will be held from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. The cost of the workshop is $355. The Spinning Instructor Certification Workshop includes hands-on instruction during the day of the workshop, the Spinning Instructor Manual, study guide, the online Spinning Instructor Assessment and a 30-day spin membership. Individuals will receive their certification after completing the day of live training and passing the online assessment. The certification is active for two years; it can be renewed by taking an online assessment after it expires. If you are interested in earning your certification as a spinning instructor, register at http://spinning.com/spinning-instructor-certification-morgantown-wv-april-01-2017/, bring your gear and be ready to ride and learn! 

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SRC offers spring lifeguard training and recertification

This spring, the Student Recreation Center will be offering lifeguard training and recertification. Lifeguard training sessions will take place on Saturdays and Sundays in February and April. The class is $300 for members and $335 for non-members.  Lifeguard recertification classes are designed for individuals whose Red Cross Lifeguard certification is soon to expire or no more than 30 days expired.  The first recertification class will be held four days in the beginning of March and the second recertification class will be held four days in the end of March. These classes cost $135 for members and $150 for non-members. All classes will be held at the SRC Pool. 

View more information or contact Sandra Peppel at sandra.peppel@mail.wvu.edu or at 304-293-5978. 

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