April 22-30 is WVU Tech Service week – a weeklong celebration of community engagement packed with ways for students to give back to the community.
Beginning Saturday, April 22, WVU Tech students will be able to participate in a week full of activities with a purpose. It’s WVU Tech Service Week, and its goal is to connect students with a variety of ways that they can give back to the community.
On Thursday, April 13, nearly 200 WVU Tech students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of industry packed the Tech Center Ballroom for the third-annual Student Design Exposition.
WVU Tech students Dakota Smith and Joshua Workman were recently awarded scholarships from the Contractors Association of West Virginia Scholarship Foundation at CAWV’s State Meeting in Charleston.
Civil engineering major Dakota Smith received a scholarship from the foundation for his work at Tech. The Sumerco, West Virginia native is in his sophomore year and is an active member of the WVU Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He eventually wants to land a career where he can work in his areas of interest: buildings, bridges and geotechnical engineering.
Scott Robertson, Assistant Dean of Students for TRIO Programs and SSS Director at WVU Tech, was sworn in as president of the Mid-Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel during the organization’s 2017 conference in Charleston, West Virginia.
April 7-8 marked WVU Tech’s 2017 Golden Bear Weekend, a celebration of outstanding university alumni and Tech’s connection to the community.
An article written by WVU Tech Baja SAE team member Noah Morrison was featured in the latest issue of Momentum, a student-focused magazine published by the Society of Automotive Engineers. “Golden Bear Strong” shares the team’s unique challenges and hopes for the season as they prepare for spring competition.
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.
Here’s what our faculty members have been up to:
Athletic Coaching Education major Francine Meyer Sanchez was recently selected as the SHAPE America Major of the Year by the Society of Health and Physical Educators. The prestigious award honors standout undergraduate students in the field of health, physical education, recreation and dance.
WVU Tech was among dozens of WVU campuses, colleges and departments at the Capitol complex in Charleston today for WVU and WVU Extension Service Day at the Legislature. Hundreds of 4-H students from throughout the state visited the complex for the day’s activities. They visited interactive booths, took their photo with the Mountaineer, signed a giant birthday card to help celebrate WVU’s 150th, sat in on legislative sessions and met with the presidents of WVU, WVU Tech and Potomac State College.