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Alumni and friends contributed $213.8 million to WVU in fiscal year 2022, making it the second highest year of giving in the University’s history.

WVU Foundation records second-best year with $213.8 million in contributions

Alumni and friends gave nearly $214 million to West Virginia University in the past year, making it the second highest year of giving in the University’s history.

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2022 Ruby Fellows

WVU 2022 class of Ruby Fellows chosen for graduate research funding

Driven by a shared passion for scientific discovery, four promising researchers pursuing doctoral degrees at West Virginia University are receiving funding from the Ruby Scholars Graduate Fellows Program to support their studies.

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MAE Flight Simulator

Flight simulator donated by WVU alumnus aids education, research at Statler College

A cutting-edge flight simulator donated by a West Virginia University alumnus is enhancing aerospace engineering education and research at the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.

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David and Jo Ann Goldbaugh Shaw

WVU education, health and wellbeing resources expanded with more than $2M gift

David and Dr. Jo Ann Goldbaugh Shaw have built a legacy of innovation, education and transformation at WVU through charitable giving. Their latest contribution benefits WVU Athletics, the WVU School of Medicine, the David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) and WVU Medicine Children’s.

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Sam Zizzi

Sam Zizzi Ed.D

As a proud Mountain State native and West Virginia University alumnus, Sam Zizzi is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of West Virginians via his role as the Dr. Pat Fehl Endowed Professor at the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

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