Representatives of Ohio Valley Bank presented a $50,000 gift Feb. 7 in support of Marshall’s new College of Business facility, which will be constructed at Fourth Avenue and 15th Street. Pictured in the front row are Rosie Brydie, senior director of philanthropy, Marshall University Foundation; President Gilbert; Bryan Stepp, senior vice president, Ohio Valley Bank; Jon Jones, western Cabell region manager, Ohio Valley Bank; Mario Liberatore, West Virginia president, Ohio Valley Bank; Dr. Ron Area, chief executive officer, Marshall University Foundation; Dr. Avinandan Mukherjee, dean, Marshall University Lewis College of Business. In the back row are Larry Miller, president and COO, Ohio Valley Bank; Tom Wiseman, chief executive officer, Ohio Valley Bank; Benjamin Pewitt, commercial loan officer, Ohio Valley Bank.
President Gilbert (second row, fourth from right), Associate Professor Frederick Bartolovic (first row, right) and Marshall ceramics students posed with some of their bowls in progress in February for the fundraiser benefiting Facing Hunger Food Bank. This year, the event took place virtually because of the pandemic.
President Gilbert, Yeager Airport Director Nick Keller, Sen. Joe Manchin, Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin, Kanawha County Commissioners Kent Carper and Ben Salango, and representatives of Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Congresswoman Carol Miller and Congressman Alex Mooney participated in the ceremonial groundbreaking for Marshall’s Bill Noe Flight School Aug. 13.