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Deadline for academic award nominations - Tuesday, February 28

Today is the deadline to nominate students for this year’s Presidential Leadership and First-Year Student Excellence awards. Faculty and staff can nominate students and complete their letters of recommendation entirely online by completing the forms.

Nomination forms for all awards are due today, Tuesday, February 28.

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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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For all campuses: Moving forward as One WVU

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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