Eberly News

Funding the future

WVU finance grad creates STEM scholarship 

West Virginia Writer’s Workshop to focus on health, healing in 2017

In its 21st year, the West Virginia Writers’ Workshop will offer lectures and readings related to creative writing on health and healing.

Eberly College receives $60,000 for graduate education

Poverty, food security, teacher shortages and public health disparities are among the many issues facing West Virginia’s future. 

Social Work faculty receives suicide screening grant

Dr. Mary LeCloux, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, received a collaborative grant awarded by the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute, for the project "A Pilot Test of the Ask Suicide Screening Questions Toolkit in two West Virginia Primary Care Practices," in the amount of $40,494. Dr. Mary Ann Maurer of Charleston Area Medical Center and WV School of Medicine is the Co-PI, and Dr. Matthew Weimer of Valley Health Care is a Co-Investigator. The team will pilot test the ASQ toolkit's feasibility and effectiveness at their respective practices at CAMC and Valley Health Care. The goal is to test the effectiveness and feasibility of a universal suicide screening and safety assessment protocol in primary care. The ASQ toolkit was developed by Lisa Horowitz and her team at NIMH.

Carma Korman

Social Work alumna awarded Outstanding Achievement in Aging award

Carma Korman, geriatric social worker at the Robert C. Byrd Clinic, has been named the 2017 Anita S. Harbert Outstanding Achievement in Aging Award recipient. 

New scholarships support the liberal arts

Parkersburg, W.Va. native Charles Beorn arrived at West Virginia University in 1959 for his freshman year of college with only one goal in mind—going to medical school.

Life-long learning

Alumnus endows scholarship for future English students 

Defying boundaries

Geology alumni support field camps 

keegan lester

Shape your destiny: Keegan Lester

Keegan Lester, an alumnus of the Department of English at West Virginia University, talks about what he’s been up to since graduating in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing, as well as his book, “this shouldn’t be beautiful but it was & it’s all i had so i drew it,” which won the 2016 Slope Editions Book Prize.