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Political Advisory: WV Coal Association endorses slate of ‘Pro-Coal’ candidates for 2024 election

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Coal Association, the state’s primary coal membership organization representing over 90 percent of state thermal coal production and 65 percent of metallurgical coal production, today announced the organization’s endorsements for the 2024 election cycle. Chris Hamilton, President and Chief Executive Officer[Read More…]

James Nemitz, president of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, selected as ‘Greenbrier County Hero’

West Virginia Daily News LEWISBURG, W.Va. — James Nemitz, Ph.D., stands as a beacon of dedication and commitment in the world of osteopathic medicine. As president of the West Virginia Osteopathic School, his journey has been one of profound impact in advancing the principles of osteopathic medicine but also in elevating[Read More…]

WVU cuts administrative leadership amid ongoing University-wide transformation, BOG chair says ‘We must do this work’

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University will restructure another large administrative unit as part of ongoing review and transformation efforts. Cris DeBord, vice president of Talent and Culture, has announced his plan to retire later this year and that position will be eliminated moving forward. Further, the entire unit[Read More…]

Media Advisory: WVU Medicine Thomas Hospitals to join local officials for grand opening and ribbon cutting of new rehabilitation center at 10 a.m. on Thursday

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — WVU Medicine Thomas Hospitals has issued the following media advisory: What: WVU Medicine Thomas Hospitals will join local officials for the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of a physical therapy and rehabilitation center at River Walk Mall in South Charleston When: August 24, 2023, 10[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin, WV Secretary of Economic Development Carmichael join local leaders in breaking ground for $10.4 million Raleigh County Memorial Airport improvement and expansion

Airport Manager Tom Cochran Honored for His Role in Airport’s Development WV Press Release Sharing BEAVER, W.Va. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and West Virginia Secretary of Economic Development Mitch Carmichael joined local leaders – including Raleigh County Memorial Airport (RCMA) manager Tom Cochran – in breaking ground for the[Read More…]

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine helps Beckley clinic aid patients in opioid recovery through acupuncture technique

WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. – Patients in recovery from opioid use disorder have an additional treatment option at a Beckley, W.Va., clinic, as a result of training provided at the WestVirginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM). The school’s Center for Rural and Community Health (CRCH) is sponsoring the[Read More…]

W.Va. Nursery and Landscape Association registers ‘Strong Disapproval’ of WVU’s proposed cutbacks to Landscape Architecture Program

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (WVNLA) registered its “strong disapproval” to leaders at West Virginia University (WVU) for its proposed elimination of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Landscape Architecture and the reduction of staff in Soil and Plant Sciences from[Read More…]

President Gee welcomes WVU students, faculty, staff to start the academic year

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee sent a letter to faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, marking the beginning of the fall semester, acknowledging the University’s ongoing transformation and urging the WVU community to support one another. Read the letter below and at presidentgee.wvu.edu: Aug. 16, 2023 Dear[Read More…]

Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery offering ‘Same Day Smile’ innovative new technology at all nine of its Tri-State offices

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery (MSOFS) is now offering same-day dental implants at its nine regional offices in West Virginia, Virginia and Kentucky. The 3-D printing “Same Day Smile” technology is the first of its kind in the region. MSOFS expert staff[Read More…]

Organizational changes will help West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine maintain status as a leader in medical education

WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), the state’s largest medical school, has announcing a number of organizational changes coinciding with the start of the 2023-24 academic year. The changes will allow WVSOM to retain its financial and academic strength while replenishing[Read More…]

2023 WVPA Convention: Pulse Research session will help advertising staff ‘close the deal’ with data driven, shopping-intent information

WV News Publisher Andy Kniceley endorses program to build sales, encouraging industry attendance By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Those at Pulse Research want to help advertising sales teams more effectively “close the deal” with their clients by providing them with the largest source of data driven,[Read More…]