Marshall employee to head up state organization

Dr. Beth Wolfe, director of continuing education at Marshall University, assumed the position of president of the West Virginia Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (WVACRAO) last month at the group’s annual conference at Glade Springs Resort in Daniels, West Virginia.

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University opens community food pantry in downtown Huntington

Marshall University’s Department of Dietetics is opening a food pantry for university faculty, staff, students and community members. The pantry will open Tuesday, Nov. 14, and will be located at the university’s Department of Dietetics building in downtown Huntington.

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WMUL wins radio station of the year award

WMUL-FM 88.1 MHz, Marshall University’s public radio station, received the organizational award for Four-Year Radio Station of the Year in the 2016-2017 Pinnacle National College Media Awards Competition. In addition, students from WMUL-FM won one second-place and two third-place awards in the individual categories.

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Family Medicine earns national recognition for patient-centered care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has  announced that Marshall Family Medicine, a primary care department of Marshall Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.

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Groups join to host Interfaith Week next week

The Marshall University Secular Student Alliance, Marshall Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and the Muslim Student Association are hosting Interfaith Week at Marshall University next week. The weeklong event, which starts Monday Nov. 13,, and runs through Thursday, Nov. 16, is a chance for the student organizations to promote tolerance, understanding, and togetherness.

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Lewis College of Business launches new online MBA program

Marshall University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program will offer a new online option in spring 2018. It will be taught by full-time university faculty and will complement the current M.B.A. offerings for working professionals.

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Carey appointed NCTE policy analyst

Dr. Allison E. Carey, associate professor and chair of the English department in Marshall University’s College of Liberal Arts, was recently appointed by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) as its Higher Education Policy Analyst for the state of West Virginia. She will serve a two-year term as West Virginia’s only higher education analyst studying policies affecting higher education.

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