The Newsletter for Marshall University                                       May 30, 2018

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Melvin named Employee of the Year

Dr. Timothy Melvin, assessment coordinator in the Office of Academic Affairs, was named the Employee of the Year at the annual Staff Recognition Luncheon on the Huntington campus last week. He was originally nominated for the John Marshall Service Award by Carol Hurula,  business manager of the Division of Academic Affairs, and Megan Archer, university relations specialist in the Office …

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Hep-A vaccines to be available on Huntington campus June 1

A Hepatitis A vaccination clinic for Marshall employees will take place Friday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. Tracy Smith, director of environmental health and safety, said that at least 280 doses will be available. Employees should bring their insurance cards and a picture ID. …

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Marshall students receive Spirit of Excellence Awards

Marshall University’s Division of Student Affairs created the Spirit of Excellence Awards to recognize the exceptional contributions of university students. The award formally honors students who excel in campus involvement and service to the university, their peers and the broader community, according to Andrew Hermansdorfer, director of the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement. “There is something extraordinary about Marshall …

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Healthy Herd Youth Camps underway at The Rec

The Marshall Recreation Center is now hosting the 2018 Healthy Herd Youth Camps. They began May 29 and will continue through Aug. 10. The camps are running weekly with three different age groups: ages 4-6 (Little Marcos), ages 7-9 (Bison Buddies) and ages 10-12 (Future Herd). Campus Recreation strives to provide top-notch recreation camp services for all campers that attend. …

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Rec Center to showcase NINJA Fit Course this evening

Join Marshall Recreation Center for the Season 10 premiere of American Ninja Warrior and try your skills on the Rec’s very own NINJA Fit Course! The free event will take place this evening (Wednesday, May 30) from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants will complete movements such as rope climbs, monkey bars, balance board stability, box jumps and more. Pre-register for …

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South Charleston Campus Library and Research Commons to host Camera Club exhibit

The Charleston Camera Club is going to place an exhibit of member photographs in MU South Charleston's Library and Research Commons. The exhibit will be in place starting Friday, June 1 and will be available for viewing through the summer. A reception is being planned for June 1. For details on the reception, including the times, contact Kenn Long by phone …

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Libraries, Center for Continuing Education to host family history day camp, workshop

Marshall University’s Libraries and Center for Continuing Education, along with FamilySearch.org, will host a family history day camp from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, through Friday, June 8, and a family history workshop at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, in the James E. Morrow Library on Marshall University’s Huntington Campus. The day camp and workshop will be directed …

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WMUL students win Communicator Awards

Students from Marshall University's public radio station, WMUL-FM, received four Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Distinction in the 24th Annual Communicator Awards 2018 Audio Competition. WMUL-FM was notified by mail that its entries had won. The Communicator Awards come from the International Academy of Visual Arts, which recognizes outstanding work in the communications field. The 2018 contest had …

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Coming Soon: Marshall, Nu Jazz Agency to host International Jazz Festival June 19-23

Marshall University, in partnership with the Nu Jazz Agency, will host the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival (huntingtonjazzfest.org) June 19-23 in Huntington, in conjunction with the Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition June 22-23 on the Huntington campus. The Jazz Piano Competition is among the largest competitions of its type in the world, and will be a triennial event in Huntington …

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed June 6, 2018. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2018.

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