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Engineering alumni gather in Charleston to kick off WV Expo

On Tuesday, March 21, alumni from WVU Tech engineering programs met at the Embassy Suites in Charleston for the annual Engineering Alumni Reception before the start of the West Virginia Construction and Design Expo. Attendees caught up with other alumni, spoke with current faculty members and heard from Campus President Carolyn Long, who provided an update on the university's transition to the Beckley Campus.

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WVU Tech to host Golden Bear Weekend, an alumni and community celebration, on April 7-8

West Virginia University Institute of Technology will host Golden Bear Weekend on April 7-8, 2017. The celebration is a weekend of activities to honor notable alumni and connect with the community.

On Friday, April 7, WVU Tech alumni will meet at Bunker’s at Glade Springs for the Beckley chapter kickoff at 7 p.m. The chapter aims to serve WVU Tech alumni in counties throughout Southern West Virginia.

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Tech student Nima ShahabShahmir lands more than $10,000 in assistance for ‘Future Fungi,’ a startup up that aims to replace plastic with mushrooms

WVU Tech student Nima Shahab Shamir (center) stands with Joseph Carlucci (L) from WV Hive and Bill Woodrum (R) from RCBI.

WVU Tech student Nima ShahabShahmir has big plans for a small business. The computer science major wants to use his degree in the technology field, where he sees a lot of potential for the state of West Virginia. But he’s got an entrepreneurial streak, too, and he’s making the most of it by launching a business that he hopes will change the way we think about eco-friendly consumer products.

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WVU and KVC Health Systems announce agreement in principle regarding lease-purchase of Montgomery Campus

WVU and KVC Health Systems have reached an agreement in principle regarding a lease-purchase of the WVU Tech campus in Montgomery. A public meeting was held on Wednesday, February 15 at 10 a.m. in the WVU Tech Engineering Auditorium.

For those who could not make the meeting or for more information, visit our campus transition FAQ page.

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For all campuses: Moving forward as OneWVU

As West Virginia University continues to evolve the brand in the marketplace, the word marks (logos) for WVU Tech and Potomac State College will undergo slight revisions. These revisions align all campuses within the WVU system quickly and easily while reducing confusion in the market.

“We have five wonderful and vibrant campuses across the state of West Virginia,” said President Gordon Gee. “We need to align all so that prospective students, faculty and staff have a better understanding that we are one university with a variety of quality educational experiences to meet our students’ needs.”

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