12 Feb

WVU President Gordon Gee Visits WVU Tech Campus

Jennifer | February 12th, 2014


President Gee and WVU Tech student Cheyanna “Bo” Lusk show off their bow ties in the Student Success Center on Wednesday. Check out the Flickr set for more photos from the visit.

E. Gordon Gee, President of West Virginia University (WVU), surprised students, faculty and staff on the campus of WVU Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) today with a visit to the Student Success Center, the popular studying spot on campus where students also receive advising and tutoring.

“We are so pleased to have President Gee visit us to meet our talented students, faculty and staff and to see the great work that happens here with the support of the WVU system and the WVU Tech community,” shared WVU Tech CEO Carolyn Long.

Students had an opportunity to meet President Gee, take photos and share stories of their academic progress and Golden Bear pride. Faculty and staff were excited to meet with President Gee and discuss the ways they support students in academics and preparing for the workforce. After his visit to the Student Success Center, President Gee stopped by Dr. Andrea Kent’s state and local government class to speak with students about their career aspirations.

“I love the spirit of this place. WVU Tech is a small institution with a big spirit and is very important to the University,” said President Gee about his visit to WVU Tech.

A campus within the West Virginia University system, WVU Tech is committed to helping students discover a future of infinite possibilities. WVU Tech offers more than 30 different academic programs.

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