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Giving Thanks for Don Wilcox

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. 

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Bonnie’s Bus receives $25,000 grant to provide patient navigation services

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.

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Day of Giving impacts students who want to see WVU, West Virginia thrive

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.

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