For the third consecutive year, the St. Mary’s/Marshall University cooperative respiratory care program received the Distinguished RRT (registered respiratory therapist) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Learn more.
Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is hosting the Lose the Training Wheels Camp June 11-15 and, for the third year, the university has partnered with the Phil Cline Family YMCA to host the summer sessions. In its eighth consecutive year and offered in concert with the non-profit charity iCanShine, the program teaches participants with disabilities how to independently ride a two-wheel bicycle. Riders from Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia and Maryland are encouraged to apply if they do not have access to similar services in their cities. Learn more.
Students in Marshall University’s Department of Athletic Training were recognized for their first-place win in the 2018 West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (WVATA) Quiz Bowl Competition March 2.
Eleven students from the Professional Master of Science in Athletic Training (PMSAT) program traveled to Flatwoods, West Virginia, for the 2018 WVATA Annual Sports Medicine Conference held March 2-3. Three of these students participated in the annual student Quiz Bowl competition and brought home first place over the second-place state rival, West Virginia University, according to Dr. Joe Beckett, director of the athletic training program. Learn more.
Marshall University’s Luke Lee Listening Language Learning Lab, also known as “The L,” will have a presence at the West Virginia State Capitol Thursday, Jan. 18, when it is recognized for its work in providing listening and spoken language outcomes to deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Learn more.
Dr. Girmay Berhie, director of Marshall’s health informatics graduate program, has been listed as one of PokitBlog’s “20 of America’s Best Healthcare Informatics Researchers, Professors and Minds.” Learn more.
Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is providing global internship opportunities for its students during the 2017-18 winter season at YongPyong Resort in South Korea – a venue hosting the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic ski and snowboard events.
Two students in the college’s Department of Sport Management will have the chance to work exclusively with Dr. Seong-ik Baek, a supervisor in the Yongpyong Resort’s Snowboard School. Kade Sebastian, 19, of Huntington, and Takuya Endo, 20, of Japan, will depart for South Korea Sunday, Dec. 17, for three months. Learn more.
Marshall University’s Department of Social Work will host a two-day structural family therapy workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 15, on Marshall University’s Huntington campus. Learn more.
Marshall University’s Department of Dietetics is opening a food pantry for university faculty, staff, students and community members. The pantry will open Tuesday, Nov. 14, and will be located at the university’s Department of Dietetics building in downtown Huntington.
Fox said the pantry will be open 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays at 233 Pullman Center at 907 Third Avenue in Huntington. To make a non-perishable donation, contact Kelli Williams at email@example.com or Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will make arrangements to pick up the food donation or have it dropped off. Monetary donations are also accepted and will be used to purchase food from Facing Hunger Food Bank.
Noah Ichite, a student in the Marshall University College of Health Professions, presented his research at the 33rd American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) annual meeting, which took place Oct. 25-28 in Seattle, Washington. Learn more.
In a ceremony held on the South Charleston campus of BridgeValley Community and Technical College, Marshall University and BridgeValley signed agreements that the institutions will cooperate to offer two bachelor’s degrees.
The agreements allow BridgeValley students to earn either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or a Regents Bachelor of Arts (RBA) degree at Marshall while finishing their coursework at BridgeValley. The new degree options are available to students enrolled at BridgeValley’s campuses in both South Charleston and Montgomery.
The agreements will permit students who graduate from BridgeValley’s associate nursing degree program to smoothly transfer to Marshall to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Nursing through the university’s online RN to BSN program. Learn more.