Recently, Associate Provost, Garth Thomas, traveled to Texas to meet and greet some of WVU Tech’s faithful alumni who reside in the Longhorn State.
Dr. Paul Rakes is a humble man. If you ask him, he will say he’s not certain how much of an expert he is, that he’s just an old coal miner who empathizes when disasters happen.
WVU Tech Campus Provost, Dr. Scott Hurst, is pleased to announce the appointment of Reeta Piirala-Skoglund as Director of Admissions and Recruitment.
WVU Tech’s High Altitude Research Project (HARP) near-space experiment will continue to soar with the recent receipt of a $20,000 Public Extension and Outreach Grant from the NASA WV Space Grant Consortium. Dr. James Cercone, professor and chair of the Computer Science Department, is excited about his success in obtaining this grant.
Jan Rezek, assistant professor of sociology, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, was recently accepted as one of six faculty members who will participate in a unique four-week summer exchange fellowship in Mexico.
Two WVU Tech faculty members, Dr. Nan Wang and Dr. James Cercone, recently received a grant of $19,909 from the Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) for their Undergraduate Autonomous Vehicle Test Platform project.
The West Virginia University Institute of Technology has frozen its tuition and fees for the 2010 – 2011 academic school year.
West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s Department of Nursing held its annual pinning ceremony and Sigma Theta Tau induction on Thursday, May 6.
Dr. Mark Wilson, associate professor of economics at WVU Tech, was recently awarded a National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) grant to study at Duke University this summer. The grant will enable him to attend a three week workshop in the “History of Economics”.
Department of Social Sciences and Public Administration offers Coal Mining Disaster Tribute Scholarship
Faculty in the Department of Social Services and Public Administration at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology will award a 2010-2011 Richard C. Flint Scholarship to the son, daughter, or grandchild of a coal miner who was killed in Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine.