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Eberly College announces 2019-2020 outstanding student awards

Congratulations to our outstanding seniors and graduate assistants for 2019-2020!

Students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will walk across the stage on Saturday, Dec. 21 as they graduate from West Virginia University, ready to take on the world. As Commencement is upon us, several of our Eberly College graduates reflect on their time at WVU and their plans for the future. Meet Kassie Colón.

Meet the Grads December 2019: Kassie Colón

Eberly College students walked across the stage on Saturday, Dec. 21 as they graduate from WVU, ready to take on the world. As Commencement is upon us, several of our Eberly College graduates reflect on their time at WVU and their plans for the future. Meet geography, Latin American studies and women's and gender studies grad Kassie Colón.

A group of students, studying everything from criminology to creative writing, are working together to make a difference and find purpose in their careers.

A new Social Justice Research Fellowship in West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is empowering graduate students to connect their research to social justice issues.

Weaving social justice into graduate studies

A group of students, studying everything from criminology to creative writing, are working together to make a difference and find purpose in their careers.

Researchers at West Virginia University are helping universities nationwide overcome barriers to STEM faculty careers for women and underrepresented minorities.

While there have been increases in the diversity of faculty positions, the share of women and underrepresented minority faculty is considerably less than their share in the U.S. population or in the number of undergraduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and math, according to the National Science Foundation. 

To address these challenges, ADVANCE Center Director Kasi Jackson and Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Director Sharon Bird are leading a research team in evaluating colleges and universities nationwide to make recommendations for equity reform and organizational change.

WVU project forges pathways for underrepresented faculty

Researchers at West Virginia University are helping universities nationwide overcome barriers to STEM faculty careers for women and underrepresented minorities.

Sharon Bird

New Center for Women’s and Gender Studies leadership expanding research and curriculum at WVU

New leadership in West Virginia University’s Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is expanding research and teaching initiatives surrounding gender diversity and social justice. 

From Morgantown to Bratislava, one pioneering Mountaineer is making memories as the first West Virginia University student to study abroad in Slovakia. 

Trinity Shaver is a rising senior majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology, statistics and women’s and gender studies. She spent the spring 2019 semester studying abroad at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.

WVU student first to study abroad in Slovakia

From Morgantown to Bratislava, one pioneering Mountaineer is making memories as the first West Virginia University student to study abroad in Slovakia. 

Psychology students receive student activism awards

The Council for Women’s Concerns has announced the inaugural awardees for its new student activism awards. Congratulations to Sidney Anderson, Alexis Lohman, Hannah Belt and Dalton Benedict. 

Kassandra Colón, a West Virginia University student committed to improving cultural representation in the classroom, has been named the University’s 24th Truman Scholar, the nation’s top graduate fellowship award for aspiring public service leaders.

Focus on cultural representation in education leads to WVU’s 24th Truman Scholar

Kassandra Colón, a  West Virginia University student committed to improving cultural representation in the classroom, has been named the University’s 24th Truman Scholar, the nation’s top graduate fellowship award for aspiring public service leaders. 

The West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named four recipients of its 2019 Outstanding Staff Award: Kenneth Enoch, Julia Frum, Judith Lenhart and Randall Eaglen.

WVU’s Eberly College announces 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards

The  West Virginia University  Eberly College of Arts and Sciences  has named four recipients of its 2019 Outstanding Staff Award: Kenneth Enoch, Julia Frum, Judith Lenhart and Randall Eaglen.