Register to get TIPS certified

Monday, November 5
6-9 p.m. in the Mountainlair, Shenandoah Room

WELLWVU is offering a TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) program open to all students.

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Spook the Sexperts happening Oct. 24

Have questions about sex, relationships, contraception, prevention, STI's, and more? Get your questions answered at Spook the Sexperts, a panel discussion with experts from Student Health, Title IX, the Carruth Center, Caritas House and the LGBTQ+ center with free food and prizes!

The event will be held on October 24 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gluck Theater in the Mountainlair and is free for all students.

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Navigating Nutrition Workshop at the Student Rec Center (Oct. 25)

Campus Recreation is hosting a third FitWell workshop for the semester titled “What’s Really in Your Food? Learning to Navigate Nutrition.” This workshop will cover how to properly read grocery labels, tips for shopping healthy, and eating healthy through campus resources. The workshop will take place Thursday, October 25 from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

Contact SRCPersonalTraining@mail.wvu.edu for more information.

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Injecting comedy and storytelling into money management key to PNC Bank webcast for students.

PNC Bank, N.A., will host a free student webcast entitled, “Money with a Sense of Humor,” on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at 7 p.m., featuring Colin Ryan, comedian, author and certified financial counselor. The event will be hosted live by Bowling Green State University, Ohio, and is open to any college student via webcast to learn how to manage money the fun way through Ryan’s mix of stand-up comedy, storytelling and pop culture. Registration is required in advance.

“We are committed to helping students start their financial journey with a solid foundation of financial literacy and money-management skills that will last a lifetime. Saving the lectures for their classes, we are taking a lighter approach with a convenient webcast that will inform while entertain,” said Nicholas Certo, senior vice president of University Banking, PNC Bank.

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Intramural Council announces the return of Campus Cup

WVU Intramurals is pleased to announce the return of Campus Cup! Campus Cup is a University wide competition of athletics, wits and sportsmanship of all WVU students and faculty. The “Cup” is a series of events that teams will compete in to gain points towards their overall score. Teams will be comprised of up to twenty members, with a minimum of fifteen players and seven being opposite gender. The “Campus” includes students and faculty from all majors and departments. Students will be competing from Greek Life, student orgs and residence halls for their chance to claim the Campus Cup.

Below is a survey that is asking for you input on what events you would like to see in this competition. 

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Whitewater rafting with Adventure WV (Oct. 21)

Join Adventure West Virginia October 21 for an afternoon of excitement on the river! Learn the basics of whitewater rafting or kayaking on local whitewater. The trip is open to all skill levels and is mildly physically demanding. Registration is $70 and can be done in person at the Outdoor Recreation Center or online.

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Register your team for the Bubble Soccer Tournament (Nov. 4)

On November 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tau Beta Pi will be hosting a Bubble Soccer Tournament at the Rec Center. All proceeds will be donated to charity. Teams of five members can register for $50. Student organizations and Greek Life can register a team of 5 for only $50. 

For more information or to register a team, stop by the Student Organizations table on the ground floor of the Engineering Science Building or contact Miranda Masters at mdmasters@mix.wvu.edu

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Android App Development Workshop (Oct. 18)

Learn how to create an Android application using Android Studio. On October 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Advanced Engineering Research Building (AERB) room 120, the Association for Computing Machinery will be hosting a free workshop on creating an Android App. 

Pizza will be provided. 

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WVU Certified Student Leader program informational sessions offered

The Certified Student Leader program at WVU is a co-curricular certification opportunity available to all students interested in enhancing their leadership skills, knowledge and applications by participation in a variety of leadership and service offerings at the university. The program is self-paced and students may join at any point during their collegiate career.

Workshops are sponsored by Student Engagement and Leadership in collaboration with many campus departments to provide a diverse array of opportunities for students to develop leadership experience. Students who complete the program and are in good academic standing will receive a certificate of completion.

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WVU bans dissociating fraternities for 10 years

Five social fraternities which have announced their intent to dissociate from West Virginia University have been banned from the campus for at least 10 years, President Gordon Gee announced Thursday.  

letter to the campus community as well as parents and alumni. “I care deeply about every student on this campus. I am deeply concerned by the decision these chapters have made and can only hope that the chapter leadership has carefully considered the impact not being associated with the University will have on the chapter and its membership.” 

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Take the student needs assessment survey

Regardless of your level of study (undergraduate, graduate or professional), if you are a student at WVU, we need your input.

You are invited to participate in a brief survey exploring student needs and access to resources. We encourage your participation as your responses provide valuable feedback to key university decision makers. The information gathered will inform plans for adapting and improving resources to meet student needs effectively. We need to receive your honest feedback if we are to move from the rhetoric of One Mountaineer Family to the reality. Creating an inclusive campus where the success of each student is supported starts with your participation.

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