Some 1200 students will celebrate the culmination of their higher education Saturday, Dec. 14, as Marshall University marks its 2019 Winter Commencement. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena and will honor students who graduated in July or August 2019 or are tentatively scheduled to graduate in December.
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 solution for their assigned business case and the effectiveness of their presentation.
Mike and Jane Fotos recently established the Dr. Jane C. Fotos Scholarship to support full-time students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program. The student should be in good academic standing with a 3.25 GPA or higher.
Chelsie Cooper, an employee of the Marshall University’s digital forensics and information assurance program and an alumna of the program, spoke as a panelist at the Women & Technology Conference in Charleston earlier this semester. Cooper serves as an advisor for Marshall’s Women in Cyber organization and attended the conference with 10 student members of that group.
The Marshall University School of Music will present a piano recital featuring Spanish pianist and Joan C. Edwards Distinguished Professor in the Arts Antonio Galera at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in Smith Recital Hall.
For the second year in a row, the Marshall University Lewis College of Business, home of the Brad D. Smith Schools of Business, has been named among the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to the Princeton Review®.
Marshall Health has earned full accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) for specialty pharmacy services. The new accreditation will open up access to specialty medications necessary to treat patients with complex, chronic conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, diabetes and cancer.
The Marshall University School of Music will present Concert of Carols at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 513 10th St., in Huntington. The concert will feature the MU Choral Union, the University Chorus, the a cappella singing group 3rd Avenue, the Chamber Choir and the Wind Symphony, along with high school performers from throughout the area.
Marshall University, through its Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) today announced a memorandum of understanding that will allow for collaborative medical education efforts between osteopathic and allopathic programs at each institution.
Marshall University’s schools of music and medicine have teamed up to host a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 513 10th St. in Huntington, featuring the Marshall Wind Symphony and Recovery Point Choir.