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WVU’s top seniors named, eight honored with 2021 Order of Augusta

An international student who has immersed himself in the “cultural heartbeat” of his new community, a first-generation student graduating with a cumulative 4.0 grade-point average who had no access to high school college-prep courses and a Black woman who aspires to bridge the gap between research and clinical care to improve health disparities are among the graduating seniors to receive West Virginia University’s highest student honor, the Order of Augusta

These eight students are among 50 named WVU Foundation Outstanding Seniors. 

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WVU Medicine Grateful Patients program provides $10K to help West Virginians plan for end-of-life care

The Grateful Patients, Families and Friends program recently contributed $10,000 to ensure the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care can continue to provide free information, education and resources to help West Virginians document their wishes for medical care.

Established in collaboration with the West Virginia University Foundation, the Grateful Patients, Families and Friends program provides opportunities for individuals, family members and friends to recognize the exceptional care provided by WVU Medicine physicians, nurses and other health care professionals.

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WVU School of Dentistry Alumni Association members donate $300K to support renovations

West Virginia University School of Dentistry Alumni Association members recently contributed $300,000 to ensure that the next generation of dentists and dental hygienists are trained in state-of-the-art facilities that mirror the excellent education and quality patient care provided at WVU.

School of Dentistry Alumni Association Board of Governors members donated $125,000 to support Transforming Oral Health: The Campaign for Facilities, a $15 million fundraising effort to support multiphase facility upgrades at the School. Members Michael George, DDS, and Loring Ross, DDS, made individual donations – $25,000 and $150,000, respectively – to ensure the Alumni Association would be recognized for its contributions to the new facilities. The patient reception and waiting area at the School’s Urgent Care Clinic will be named in honor of the School of Dentistry Alumni Association’s generosity.

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