One hundred and fifty commemorative coins were created in honor of the West Virginia University's 150th birthday. Those coins were awarded to members of the University community who exemplify WVU’s values of Service, Curiosity, Respect, Accountability and Appreciation. These values define us as one University family, committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare and prosperity for all.
Students interested in honing their skills before that first big interview will have a chance to practice during Careers Service’s Mock Interview Week, February 26 – March 2, 2018.
The weeklong event is designed to connect students with WVU Tech alumni from companies ranging from Appalachian Power and Toyota to Wells Fargo and the West Virginia Bureau for Children and Families. These alumni will conduct mock interviews so that students can practice for the job search.
fall, college students aiming for a career in construction will have a chance
to begin a bachelor’s degree program in construction management at WVU Tech.
The only four-year construction management degree in the state, the new program will train students to be technically competent, safety-focused and quality-centered construction practitioners. The program will teach students construction methods, operations, law and safety, producing graduates ready to find work as project managers, coordinators, estimators, construction superintendents and other vital roles within the construction industry.
Facultivities: Free reinforcers, entrepreneurs and industrial relations in Jim Crow-era West Virginia
WVU Tech’s faculty members are dedicated to the advancement of the fields they teach. Outside of the classroom they’re researchers, writers, presenters, go-to experts and road warriors who share their passion for learning with the world.
The LaunchLab in Beckley will be hosting its very first Idea Pitch Competition on the WVU Tech campus on Thursday, February 22 at 5 p.m. in the Innovation Building.
The inaugural event invites individuals and teams from WVU Tech, Bluefield State College and Concord University to pitch their ideas for a business, product or service. Competitors will have a chance to meet with local entrepreneurs and compete for first, second or third place to earn their share of $5,000 in funding for their business idea.
For many college graduates, fulfilling careers begin to take shape when they realize that landing the perfect job isn’t always about the title. Sometimes it’s simply about doing what they find interesting or what they’re good at. Sometimes it’s about using their skills in ways they never considered before. That realization can liberating, but for many, it’s doesn’t happen until well after graduation day.
WVU Tech chemical engineering professor Dr. Kimberlyn Gray aims to change that.