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 later this month. Sean Callebs, John Hackworth, Susan Lavenski, Chris Stadelman and Dave Wellman officially will be inducted during a Friday, Sept. 29, ceremony.
The Marshall University community will mark the official opening of the HerdZone Stadium Store at Joan C. Edwards Stadium with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration this Friday, Sept. 15.
Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert will be the guest lecturer for the university’s annual Robert C. Byrd Forum on Civic Responsibility this Thursday, Sept. 14, at 2:30 p.m. at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
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.
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.
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.
Marshall University’s Dr. Damien Arthur will explore the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd’s tenure on the Senate Appropriations Committee in a presentation set for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Drinko Library Atrium at Marshall’s Huntington campus.
The multimedia presentation “Traditions: Echoes of John Marshall” will be performed in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center this weekend on Friday and Saturday evenings, Sept. 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m.
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.