WVU faces controversy over price inequities and maintenance at new student housing

Published by The Daily Athenaeum, Oct. 18, 2017. Fallon Mowles, a senior from Mansfield, Massachusetts, has nothing good to say about her experience living in the newly built University Place apartments. She paid a premium price of $750 a month last year, but says management routinely ignored maintenance requests and other problems. "Management would blow … Continue reading WVU faces controversy over price inequities and maintenance at new student housing

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What do you stand for: the Morgantown community takes a knee against white supremacy

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Oct. 6, 2017. During a peaceful protest in the Free Speech Zone of the Mountainlair’s brick area on late Wednesday afternoon, a crowd of protesters lowered themselves onto a knee for Morgantown. Following the words of Katonya Hart, the executive secretary for Charleston, West Virginia’s chapter of the NAACP, the … Continue reading What do you stand for: the Morgantown community takes a knee against white supremacy

2016 Clery Report shows rise in thefts, on-campus alcohol violations at WVU

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Sept. 27, 2017. According to the 2014-2016 West Virginia University Annual Clery Report, multiple statistics between the 2015 and 2016 years changed. The Clery Act, formally known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, is a federal law that requires universities to release … Continue reading 2016 Clery Report shows rise in thefts, on-campus alcohol violations at WVU

Art Up Close! Series discusses “Confrontation of the Bridge” by African-American artist

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Sept. 13, 2017. The West Virginia University community was invited to view art that contributed to the course of U.S. history. The Art Up Close! Series was hosted on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and featured Marjorie Fuller, director of WVU’s Center for Black Culture and Research. Fuller’s presentation focused on the … Continue reading Art Up Close! Series discusses “Confrontation of the Bridge” by African-American artist

Pitt administrator named Director of Greek Life

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Aug. 16, 2017. West Virginia University has hired Dr. Matthew Richardson as the new Director of Greek Life. Richardson, who is currently the coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Pittsburgh, will begin his duties on August 28. He will also work with the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic … Continue reading Pitt administrator named Director of Greek Life

Local tourism encouraging visitors to visit, experience Marion County

Published by the Fairmont News, August 2, 2017. Attention continues to be drawn to Fairmont as local attractions pull people in. Over the past year, developments and changes in the city have helped grow the tourism industry. New programs at Prickett’s Fort State Park have helped attract both local and out-of-town interest this year. “Our … Continue reading Local tourism encouraging visitors to visit, experience Marion County

Healthcare industry continues to be one of areas fastest growing sectors

Published by the Fairmont News, August 2, 2017. One of the fastest growing business sectors in the Greater Fairmont area is the healthcare industry. Earlier this year, Mon Health System announced both a rebranding campaign and its investment into the Fairmont community by searching for a location to build a new outpatient clinic in Fairmont. … Continue reading Healthcare industry continues to be one of areas fastest growing sectors

High Tech Success: Greater Fairmont’s tech-sector continues to benefit community

Published by the Fairmont News, August 2, 2017. Greater Fairmont’s technology industry is growing and planning for future advancements, all the while contributing to the surrounding community. Private companies like TMC Technologies, Inc., as well as the non-profit West Virginia High Technology Foundation and federal anchor NASA IV&V all continue to encourage employment growth along … Continue reading High Tech Success: Greater Fairmont’s tech-sector continues to benefit community

Union Mission’s recovery program helps the Fairmont community

Published by the Fairmont News, July 16, 2017. PHOTOS BY ERIN DRUMMOND. FAIRMONT — Located in downtown Fairmont lies a business ready to serve those who need help during difficult times. “Union Mission is engaged in the redemptive recovery program for all of its clients,” said George Batten, the executive director of the Union Mission. … Continue reading Union Mission’s recovery program helps the Fairmont community

Fairmont’s Eastview Unity gearing up for 100th anniversary with much needed repairs

Published by the Fairmont News, June 21, 2017. As the Eastview Unity Apartments, better known as the old Fairmont Hotel, approaches its 100th anniversary, some updates are needed to keep the building sturdy. The roof, which had last been constructed decades ago, calls for a change. The Eastview Unity building will replace it after the … Continue reading Fairmont’s Eastview Unity gearing up for 100th anniversary with much needed repairs