Program Support and Development

In fulfilling its mission, the Drinko Academy has provided significant programmatic support both on campus and beyond.

Among the Marshall University programs that have received Drinko Academy funding are:

  • Marshall University Libraries (including the Drinko Library and Special Collections)
  • Society for Yeager Scholars
  • Women’s Center
  • Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia
  • Appalachian Studies Association
  • Center for African-American Students
  • Marshall University Guitar Ensemble
  • West Virginia Autism Training Center
  • H.E.L.P. Program
  • The Honors College and the Colleges of Business, Liberal Arts, Science, Education, Fine Arts and Media, Nursing and Health Professions, and the School of Journalism

In addition, the Drinko Academy played a vital role in the fundraising campaigns for the Drinko Library and the John Marshall Statue.

The Academy also takes great pride in the work that it has done to develop new programs. The Academy and its Distinguished Fellows have a record of conceptualizing, fundraising, establishing, and incubating vital Marshall University programs that are now fully independent initiatives. These include: The Simon Perry Center for Constitutional Democracy, the John Marshall Fife and Drum Corps, and The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum.

In the community, the Drinko Academy has supported:

  • Huntington Museum of Art
  • Huntington Wall of Fame Foundation
  • Cabell County Public Library
  • Junior League of Huntington
  • West Virginia Humanities Council
  • West Virginia Book Festival and the Tri-State Book Festival
  • West Virginia Coal Heritage Project
  • Carter G. Woodson Foundation
  • Tri-State Underground Railroad Project
  • Barnett Child Care Center
  • Welsh Scenic By-Way
  • Point Pleasant River Museum
  • West Virginia Film History Seminar

The John Marshall Bicentennial, 1801-2001

Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of John Marshall’s Appointment as Chief Justice of the United States, February 2-4, 2001

The Face of Justice: Portraits of John Marshall

The Great Chief Justice John Marshall: Secondary Education Teachers’ Classroom Guide

The John Marshall Bicentennial

John Marshall: Citizen, Statesman, Jurist

Doing JUSTICE: A Bicentennial Celebration in Memory of John Marshall