Michael E. Vega, M.D., and his wife, Paula, have established an endowed scholarship at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in memory of his parents, Dr. Elmer T. and Mary M. Vega.
The Society for Classical Studies has presented Marshall University Associate Professor Dr. E. Del Chrol with its Award for Excellence in Teaching of Classics at the college level. His teaching features “a deep commitment to and patent skills in pedagogy, conceived very broadly, including also a wide range of presentations on pedagogical issues,” as noted by the society.
Consistent with 17th-Century West African traditions, Marshall University will have a Christmas Kente Ceremony Friday, Dec. 15. Traditionally presented for students of African African American ancestry, this is an inclusive ceremony open to all students graduating in December.
Marshall University’s 2017 Winter Commencement, which takes place Saturday, Dec. 16, will honor nearly 1200 students who graduated in July or August 2017, or are tentatively scheduled to graduate this week. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome four new specialists in the areas of geriatrics, infectious disease and endocrinology.
Marshall University’s College of Health Professions is providing global internship opportunities for its students during the 2017-18 winter season at YongPyong Resort in South Korea – a venue hosting the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic ski and snowboard events.
In a check presentation earlier today, Speedway LLC provided Marshall University with $3,000 to be used in the Lewis College of Business and the College of Information Technology and Engineering.
Kaitlin McGrogan, D.O., has been selected as the December Resident of the Month, announced Paulette Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Marshall University’s Department of Social Work will host a two-day structural family therapy workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 15, on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.
Students with the Marshall University School of Pharmacy’s Chapter of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) sponsored an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Monday, Dec. 4, to benefit Toys for Tots. Prizes were given for the top-voted ugly sweaters. The chapter also collected toys for the annual drive sponsored by the United States Marine Corps Reserve.