President to host monthly open house

Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert and members of the university’s senior management team will continue their series of monthly open houses for members of the university and Huntington communities.

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Women’s basketball coach named keynote speaker for 2016 Women of Color program

Whether it’s on the court or in the classroom, Caronica Randle has done nothing but succeed since coming to Marshall University. Since 2012, Randle has served as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team and in May, she will graduate with her master’s degree in adult and technical education from Marshall.

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Chair of Orthopaedics establishes scholarship for medical students

Ali Oliashirazi, M.D., founding chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and vice dean for the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, and his wife, Corrina, have generously pledged to fund a new endowed scholarship at the school.

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West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers to host annual conference Sept. 7-8 in Charleston

“Reclaim, Restore, Revitalize West Virginia” is the theme for the 11th annual West Virginia Brownfields Conference. The event, hosted by the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers, will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7, and Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Marriott Town Center in Charleston.

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Panel discussion on Rural Women in Activism to be held March 3

A panel discussion on Rural Women in Activism, featuring panelists from The End of the Line, by Sellus Wilder, and Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed, Appalachian Women and The Fight for Environmental Justice by Shannon Elizabeth Bell, will take place at Marshall University Thursday, March 3.

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Van Horn to deliver keynote speech at annual Diversity Breakfast

Don Van Horn, founding dean of Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media, will be the featured speaker at the university’s 16th annual Diversity Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in the Don Morris Room, located on the upper level of the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus.

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