Forty years after beginning medical school at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, alumnus Douglas C. McCorkle, M.D., Class of 1981, and his wife, Lynn Harris-McCorkle, M.D., have made the largest one-time gift by a graduate in the school’s history.
Marshall University Dining Services will present Global Chef 2018, a two-day event featuring Chef Jan Willem Vlijm from the Netherlands.
The Marshall University Foundation Inc. has established the Drs. Crews and Nibert Dentistry Scholarship to benefit students from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia who are enrolled in programs in the College of Science. They have also provided program support for the pediatric audiology program.
The Marshall Recreation Center will continue to offer a daylong camp for children ages 4-12 who are affected by the teacher work stoppage Tuesday, Feb. 27, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 4 p.m. Before and after-care will also be available for an additional charge.
Rec Center officials have indicated that the program will continue as long as it is needed.
All Marshall University classes scheduled to meet at Hurricane High School this evening, Feb. 26, are cancelled due to the statewide teacher and school service personnel work stoppage.
Seventeen Marshall University students have each been awarded $750 plus expenses through a university program started this year to promote undergraduate research and creative activities.
Marshall University will host a kick-off reception for Women’s History Month from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the atrium of the university’s Drinko Library on the Huntington campus.
Marshall University and its Office of Career Education will host a graduate professional development conference to connect students with local alumni and employers. The conference will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the university’s Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus.
Casey Patick, M.D., has been selected as the February Resident of the Month, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Eric R. Blough, Ph.D., professor and director of pharmacology and toxicology at the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, has been named associate dean for academic and curricular affairs at the school.