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WVU Tech announces dean’s and president’s lists for spring 2024

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) has released its spring 2024 Dean’s and President’s lists.

A total of 361 students earned honors during the fall semester.

In all, 200 students were named to the Dean’s list, having earned a 3.5 GPA or higher. The University’s President’s list included 161 students who earned a 4.0 GPA.

The President’s and Dean’s list for both the Leonard C. Nelson School of Engineering and Sciences and the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences can be found here.

Students majoring in nursing or pre-nursing will be listed under the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences lists.

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WVU Tech is cooking up something special

It has been an exciting year for the culinary program and students at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech).

The future is bright for Golden Bears and the region. “We are excited for our current and future culinary students and are working to build connections and pathways to great careers – here in West Virginia and beyond,” shared Dr. T. Ramon Stuart, President of WVU Tech.

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West Virginia University Institute of Technology announces Southern West Virginia Success program to make the path to college easier for high school seniors

Beckley, W. Va. – The path to college is easier for graduating seniors in 13 counties because of a new program at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech). The Southern West Virginia Success program provides automatic acceptance to WVU Tech for qualifying students and will increase access to WVU Tech’s quality, affordable degree programs for in-demand careers. 

This is a part of the Communiversity initiative that has been underway for more than a year to deepen relationships with local school districts and promote college access opportunities to students in the region.  

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Biology students dive deep into research during spring 2024 semester

Several biology students at WVU Tech embarked on an exciting journey of discovery in the field of biological sciences during the spring 2024 semester. Under the guidance of faculty members Dr. Jay Raymond, Dr. Aida Jimenez and Dr. Naresh Ramesh, students engaged in several research activities in a variety of topics, from studying the intricate ecosystems of local habitats to delving into cutting-edge research in endocrine biology. Students had several opportunities to showcase their work locally and regionally.

This month, one senior biology student, Hannah Shufflebarger, won “Best oral presentation” at the 98th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science.

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WVU Tech hosting Camp STEM this summer, applications open until May 12

Beckley, W. Va. – West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) is hosting Camp STEM again this year, southern West Virginia’s premier camp for high school students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. The camp will be June 9-14, 2024 on WVU Tech’s campus. Students will stay on campus in a residence hall and will move in on June 9 and move out June 14. Applications and deposits are due May 12, 2024 by 4:30 p.m.

This overnight camp will allow high school students to stay at WVU Tech’s campus for the week. Students will take a variety of STEM classes, conduct experiments and further explore careers in STEM. Professors from WVU Tech’s engineering, mathematics, sciences and forensic investigation programs will be leading the classes, which include electronics, forensic investigation, automobiles and robotics.

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WVU Tech announces 2024 Presidential Leadership Award winners

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) has announced the 2024 Presidential Leadership Award winners. One graduating student from the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences and the WVU School of Nursing Beckley Campus were selected for demonstrating extensive involvement in campus and community activities, representing the college and university in local, regional and national forums and achieving academic excellence.

This year’s winners are Carmen Camino Falcon from the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, Makenzie Holley from the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences and Paige Shafor from the WVU School of Nursing Beckley Campus.

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