Latest News

Forty-ninth annual Memorial Fountain Ceremony to feature son of couple who perished in crash

On Nov. 14, 1970, Dr. Matthew M. Ralsten III lost both parents when Southern Airways Flight 932 crashed with 75 Thundering Herd teammates, coaches, staff, supporters and flight crew members on board. At noon this Thursday, he will take the stage as keynote speaker for the 49th Memorial Fountain Ceremony on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

Continue reading “Forty-ninth annual Memorial Fountain Ceremony to feature son of couple who perished in crash”

56th annual International Festival set for Nov. 9

The 56th annual International Festival, sponsored by the Office of International Student Services, returns to Marshall University from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. The event will take place on the second floor due to ongoing building renovations. Guests needing elevator access should use the 5th Avenue entrance for the event.

Continue reading “56th annual International Festival set for Nov. 9”

Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference registration now open

Southern West Virginia will be in the spotlight this coming fall, as the Alliance for Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, the West Virginia Community Development Hub and Coalfield Development are teaming up once again for the second annual Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference.  This event will showcase southern West Virginia successes and highlight what is working across the state’s 21 most southern counties. The Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference will be held at BridgeValley Community & Technical College’s Advanced Technology Center, located at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston, Monday, Nov. 18.

Continue reading “Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference registration now open”