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Mountaineer Medical Scholarship established to support School of Medicine Charleston students

 Dr. James P. Griffith and his wife Marla

Dr. James P. Griffith and his wife Marla have established the Dr. James P. and Marla R. Griffith Mountaineer Medical Scholar program. A $20,000 commitment, the scholarship will be awarded to a student who chooses to further his or her education on the West Virginia University Health Sciences Charleston Campus, with preference given to those from West Virginia and/or Roane County and who have an interest in internal medicine and/or psychiatry

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Asphalt Pavement Association funds creation of new faculty chair at WVU

A $767,000 donation from the Asphalt Pavement Association of West Virginia will fund the creation of a new endowed faculty chair within West Virginia University’s Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. The gift will be paired with donations made earlier by the group that funded a faculty professorship.

In 1993, the APAWV, which is comprised of multiple contractors from around the state, created an endowment with the WVU Foundation to fund an asphalt technology professorship.  Professor John Zaniewski has held that position since 1997. After Zaniewski announced late last year that he would be retiring, board members of the APAWV voted to pledge additional money to raise the position from an endowed professorship to an endowed chair.

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