4th annual Strongest Mountaineer Competition

Show us your strength on September 23rd at the fourth annual Strongest Mountaineer weightlifting competition! The competition will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the lower fitness area of the SRC. Registration for Strongest Mountaineer is free for currently enrolled students. Individuals who wish to participate can register via WVUGo now. For more information about the event visit https://studentreccenter.wvu.edu/fitness/special-events/strongest-mountaineer.

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WVU announces recommendations as part of fraternity and sorority system review

WVU has conducted a review of its fraternity and sorority system and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life announced recommendations to strengthen oversight of the social and social-professional fraternities on campus.

The “Reaching the Summit: Plan for Excellence” review process was launched earlier this year as part of the University’s ongoing efforts to address culture change, along with a moratorium on IFC activity.

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Upcoming enhancements to Mountainlair food court

To make way for renovations, the Chick-fil-A, Saikou Sushi, Burger King and Sbarro Mountainlair locations will close beginning Wednesday (June 20).

As previously shared, West Virginia University recently partnered with Sodexo to assume operation of the University’s Dining Services program. The partnership calls for significant facility upgrades to dining locations across the WVU System beginning this summer and continuing throughout the next several years.

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Important insurance information

West Virginia University and West Virginia University Institute of Technology students enrolled in six or more credit hours are required to carry adequate health insurance*. This requirement also applies to international students enrolled in one or more credit hours.

All eligible students will be automatically enrolled in the WVU-sponsored Aetna student health insurance plan and assessed the student insurance fee of $1,000 per semester. However, students who have personal health insurance coverage or are covered as a dependent under a parent’s or spouse’s plan may opt out of the WVU plan by completing the student health insurance waiver. 

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Free summer yoga classes

WELLWVU and the Student Recreation Center are offering FREE yoga classes all summer! Yoga has been proven to reduce stress levels, help with academic performance, and promote overall emotional and physical well-being. Any students in Morgantown for the summer are invited to join!

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TEDxWVU searching for volunteers for the 2019 event

TEDxWVU is seeking student volunteers to help organize the second annual TEDxWVU event. This full-day event will be highlighting ideas presented by individuals from West Virginia University and communities within West Virginia.

Volunteers will work in committees focused on different areas of event production, and be lead by individual team leaders. Volunteers should be able to commit a minimum of two hours per week (with time commitments increasing closer to the event), and attend two monthly meetings. If you are interested in applying to be a volunteer, please fill out an application online at: http://tedxwvu.com/volunteer.

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