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WV Flood Relief Food Drive

On June 23, a devastating flood hit West Virginia. Richwood High School was one of the schools destroyed, and students will be mobile for the next three to four years while the school is rebuilt.

Requested supplies: canned goods, microwavable mac and cheese, ramen noodles, crackers, baby food, other non-perishable food items, and gift cards to Wal-mart and Lowe’s.

Deliver supplies to Whitney Godwin in Martin Hall room 104, or Brianna Robinson at the Media Innovation Center.

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Photojournalist to visit WVU and discuss book featuring the oral histories of African American 'church mothers' in the Mississippi Delta

Steele spent nine months and logged 6,000 miles along the back roads and highways of Mississippi. The labor of love resulted in her book, “Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom.”

“Delta Jewels” is a collection of formal portraits and oral histories including civil rights activist Mrs. Myrlie Evers — widow of NAACP leader Medgar Evers. The women featured in “Delta Jewels” share poignant highlights about life during the Jim Crow era in Mississippi, including stories about the Civil Rights Movement, voting, fighting to receive an education and working on plantations.

On Thursday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m., Steele will give a presentation of her work at the  West Virginia University  Reed College of Media Innovation Center. “Delta Jewels: Black Women, Wit and Wisdom from the Mississippi Delta” will include excerpts from Steele’s book and a discussion about her photography.

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Fall 2016 'WVU News' anchors announced

The Fall 2016 WVU News anchors have been announced!

The main “WVU News” anchors for fall 2016 are (from front to back) Taylor Deer of Charleston, West Virginia, Kristen Tuell of Weirton, West Virginia, and Hannah Goetz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The social square anchors are Aaliyah Brown of Odenton, Maryland and Morgan Mularski of Irwin, Pennsylvania.

The ESPNU sports reporters (from left to right) Reghan Bailey of Fairmont, West Virginia, Nikki Kaye of Brick, New Jersey, Jonah Marcum of Weston, West Virginia, and Ashley Rogers of Baltimore, Maryland.

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West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition

Welcome to the 11th annual West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition , hosted by BrickStreet Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University. The competition affords college students around the state the unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life with the support of state institutions of higher education and seasoned business professionals from around the country.

Goal: To provide students with the education, skills, contacts, and motivation necessary to create a viable, start-up company in West Virginia. Three grand prize packages consisting of $10,000 cash prize, accounting, legal, and virtual or physical incubator space are awarded to the top team in each category:

Lifestyle and Innovation – These can be products or services that are part of daily life or new innovations. They can be the introduction of new products or services, or new methods or techniques on existing products or services.

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