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WVU Foundation honors endowed scholarship, fellowship donors

The West Virginia University Foundation is acknowledging those alumni and friends of WVU who have created endowed scholarships, fellowships and student awards in calendar year 2017.

Eighty-three donors are being honored by having bricks engraved with their name placed in the Ernest L. Hogan Scholars Walk, the pathway located at the downtown campus library.

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New scholarship awarded to incoming WVU student

An incoming freshman who found his career path while taking care of his grandfather is the first recipient of the Jim and Gerry Cox Endowed Academic Scholarship.

Bradley Bordelon, who moved to West Virginia from Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina and a recent Nicholas County High School graduate, is a direct admit in West Virginia University’s nursing program; he plans to minor in Spanish

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WVU celebrates West Virginia’s 155th birthday with latest gift from the Blenko family

A new limited-edition piece from Blenko Glass will be added to West Virginia University’s art collection.

The company is continuing its tradition of providing WVU with the latest piece from the collection. The donation has become an annual occurrence on June 20 – the state’s birthday. Started by the company in 1980, the West Virginia Birthday Blenko Glass Collection celebrates the state’s birthday with just the exact number of pieces as the state’s age made and sold each year.

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WVU’s Head Basketball Coach Bob Huggins Visits Hilton Head Island

The future Hall of Fame coach was relaxed as he told some stories and answered questions about the program from the more than 120 fans in attendance. He was introduced by long-time friend and former South Carolina Coach Bobby Cremins.
At the end of the reception, Chapter President Eric Magnin had an important announcement. 

“When we learned Coach Huggins was coming to the Island, we wanted this reception to be more than just a social event. We wanted it to be meaningful and relevant. So, our Chapter members raised close to $19,000 for a charity Bob set up to honor his mom, Norma Mae, who meant the world to him and who passed away several years ago from colon cancer.”

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