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Board of Governors meets in June session
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Amid receiving end-of-year updates ranging from finance to earnings to budgets, the Marshall University Board of Governors today approved a Capital Expenditure Project Report (CEPR) for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC), should funding become available. While Marshall’s current CEPR list includes some $532 million worth of proposed projects from the 10-year campus
Board of Governors votes to remove name from campus building
July 7, 2020 · Featured, Featured Spotlight
The Marshall University Board of Governors this morning voted unanimously to remove the name from a building on the Huntington campus. Board members issued the following statement after the vote: “The Marshall University Board of Governors voted today to remove the name ‘Jenkins Hall’ from the Education Building. Upon the recommendation of President Jerome A.
Student wins in Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2019 Global Leadership Summit
Lydia Bunner, a junior in Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Undergraduate School of Business, and her fellow team members from other schools won the case category during the KPMG sponsored Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2019 Global Leadership Summit (GLS). The team was selected as a winner based on their innovative and creative
Chemistry professor emeritus honored as American Chemical Society Fellow
Professor Emeritus Dr. Gary D. Anderson of Marshall University’s Department of Chemistry was named a Fellow with the American Chemical Society and will be recognized at the society’s fall national meeting in San Diego in August. The ACS Fellows program honors members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession and the society.
Athletic training students present research at national convention
Students from Marshall University contributed their research on a national level at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Clinical Symposia and AT Expo held June 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Faculty member becomes only board-certified swallowing specialist in West Virginia
Pam Holland, director of clinical education for Marshall University’s Department of Communication Disorders, has received board certification in swallowing and swallowing disorders (BCS-S), making her the only swallowing specialist in West Virginia certified by the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Holland, a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in the university’s Speech and Hearing Center, said she has been working on this certification for four years.
Student receives Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship
Zach Preston, a mechanical engineering student in Marshall University’s College of Information Technology and Engineering, is one of the first-ever recipients of the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship.
Students win US Department of State’s Gilman scholarship
Two Marshall University students have won Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships to study abroad. Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program costs with additional funding available for the study of a critical language overseas.
Pair takes first place at West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition
In what is believed to be a first at the West Virginia Business Plan Competition finals, Marshall University students Aaron Simon and Ashley Hoskins finished first in the Lifestyle and Innovation category at the competition held in Fairmont, West Virginia, and hosted by the BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at West Virginia University.
Students place at NATS Eastern Student Audition
Voice students from School of Music at Marshall University participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Conference and Student Auditions, held at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, March 15-17.