Alex Canfield, a Marshall University sophomore, has received a National Defense Education Program SMART Scholarship. As part of the program, he will participate in a summer internship at a Department of Defense facility and receive civilian job placement after graduation with the Department of Defense.
Marshall University today released the following statements regarding the passing of the institution’s 11th president, Dr. Robert B. Hayes:
Publisher and Marshall University alumnus Jack Houvouras has established an undergraduate scholarship at the university. The John H. Houvouras Scholarship for Journalism was designed to assist aspiring journalists from West Virginia.
Five graduates of Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) are being inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.
Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is hosting the Lose the Training Wheels Camp June 11-15 and, for the third year, the university has partnered with the Phil Cline Family YMCA to host the summer sessions. In its eighth consecutive year and offered in concert with the non-profit charity iCanShine, the program teaches participants with disabilities how to independently ride a two-wheel bicycle. Riders from Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia and Maryland are encouraged to apply if they do not have access to similar services in their cities.
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert today announced that Dr. Jaime (pronounced “Hi-meh”) R. Taylor, dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Austin Peay State University, has been named Marshall’s next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
Three faculty members and a staff member from the Marshall University Lewis College of Business have been honored by the college’s Faculty Awards Committee and Advisory Board for their teaching, research, service and outstanding performance.
Yazan Numan, M.D., has been selected as the May 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.
The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is expanding its popular 3D printing camps to include additional methods of making for middle and high school students.
Ten Marshall University students were commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army during the university’s annual ROTC Commissioning Ceremony at 11 a.m., Friday, May 4, at the Heritage Station Courtyard.