Students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School recently raised $16,000 to honor a beloved teacher who is battling breast cancer.
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You may not know Don Wilcox, but you know his legacy. Every time the West Virginia University Marching Band – The Pride of West Virginia – performs, traces of Wilcox’s teachings ring through. Every time you see a woman in The Pride uniform, Wilcox’s practices shine.
As the Director of Bands for 34 years before his retirement in 2005, Wilcox is perhaps the most transformational band director in Pride history.
Michael T. Escue, a native of Point Pleasant, W.Va., has committed $1 million to West Virginia University to establish the Ronald E. & Jo Ann Reynolds Escue Neurology Endowment named for his parents.
Two couples who have given tirelessly of their time, talent and resources to West Virginia University were honored today (Nov. 15) in the state of Pennsylvania on National Philanthropy Day.
The WVU Cancer Institute is among six organizations to receive an inaugural Medline Breast Cancer Awareness grant, which is awarded to organizations to further the mission to eradicate breast cancer and provide counseling. The grant drives awareness around prevention and early detection by providing support to organizations that provide direct patient care.
“This grant will help Bonnie’s Bus further its mission to serve the women of the state through mammograms provided in a convenient and comfortable environment,” Jenny Ostien, director of mobile screening at the WVU Cancer Institute, said.
Donors to West Virginia
University’s second annual Day of Giving on Wednesday, Nov. 14, could see their
investment grow immediately thanks to other generous University supporters.
Our University community benefits when you give to WVU. Hear how private support is making a difference in the lives of our students by watching the video above.
You're encouraged to take part in WVU’s second annual Day of Giving this Wednesday – a simple and easy way to help ensure our students, faculty, researchers and patients continue to receive the support they need.
Members of Leah Berhanu’s family were looking for a way to honor her legacy of lending a helping hand to those who needed it. They chose to create the Leah Berhanu Financial Rescue Scholarship at West Virginia University, her alma mater.
In a unique agreement that will provide West Virginia University significant financial and intellectual resources, Silicon Valley visionary John Chambers today (Nov. 9) announced a gift of time, talent and treasure to support a recently announced start-up engine at the College of Business and Economics.