Hispanic Heritage Month to be celebrated with presentation by Mexican-born writer, researcher

Marshall University has invited Dr. Pilar Melero to speak on ethnic heritage and identity in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in September. She will give a presentation titled “Chicanxs/Latin@s/Hispanos: The Many Faces of American Latinidad” at  7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Room 402 of Drinko Library on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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Faculty recital to feature all-American program

The Marshall University School of Music will present Dr. Michael Stroeher, trombone, and Dr. Johan Botes, piano, in a faculty recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, in Smith Recital Hall, located at the corner of 3rd Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard, Huntington.

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Grant to support students in recovery

With the $5,000 Seeds of Hope grant, Marshall University joins more than 150 colleges and universities who are part of the Transforming Youth Recovery movement that assists students in substance use recovery.

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Scarbro to lead RCBI’s Appalachian Hatchery

Huntington resident Derek Scarbro has been named director of Appalachian Hatchery, a Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) initiative to diversify the economy of southern West Virginia and create jobs.

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