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WVU Southern New Jersey Alumni Chapter establishes Eric S. Schaetzle Memorial Scholarship

The WVU Southern New Jersey Alumni Chapter honors Eric Shaetzle by creating a scholarship in his memory.

The Southern New Jersey Chapter of West Virginia University’s Alumni Association has established an endowed scholarship in memory of WVU graduate Eric Schaetzle. Eric passed away in a car accident shortly after graduating from WVU with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

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WVU researchers investigate the impact of the statewide opioid crisis on teachers

WVU's Frankie Tack, Sara Anderson and Jessica Troilo have evaluated the affects of the opioid crisis on classrooms in West Virginia through a survey of 49 of the state's counties.

When their family members struggle with substance use disorders, children bring experiences of neglect, trauma and often, mental health issues into the classroom, creating challenging environments for their teachers. Researchers at West Virginia University have evaluated the impact of the opioid crisis in classrooms across the Mountain State through a survey of 2,205 teachers in 49 counties. 

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