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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…]

President Gee: Transparency, quick process are priorities with WVU’s academic transformation

Proposed changes expected to impact less than 5% of employees; Recommendations due by Sept. 15 By Don Smith, WV Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Faculty, staff and students filled the audience at the recent West Virginia University Board of Governors (BOG) meeting, waiting to hear updates on the announced academic transformation at[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Dr. Sudip S. Parikh, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, to present at West Virginia State Capitol

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The American Association for the Advancement of Science has issued the following media advisory: Dr. Sudip Parikh, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, will visit Charleston on Monday, Aug. 7, to deliver a presentation titled “Science and Technology for[Read More…]

WVU Institute of Technology cuts ribbon on Rahall Congressional Archives House at campus in Beckley

Former West Virginia Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II represented West Virginia’s Third Congressional District from 1977 to 2015 WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. — Former West Virginia Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II represented West Virginia’s Third Congressional District from 1977 to 2015. Now state residents can follow his career by visiting the[Read More…]

More than 200 EMS agencies, fire departments ask Gov. Justice for support through special session call

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 200 fire departments and EMS agencies throughout West Virginia have joined together to ask Gov. Jim Justice to include a bill intended to help stabilize local emergency services on the call for the upcoming special session. Members of the West Virginia EMS Coalition and the[Read More…]

West Virginia State Delegate Doug Skaff, Jr. stepping down as Minority Leader of House of Delegates  

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House of Delegates Minority Leader Doug Skaff Jr. of Kanawha County, D-Kanwaha, will step down as Minority Leader of the House of Delegates at the conclusion of Legislative interim meetings on Tuesday Aug. 8. Delegate Skaff expressed his gratefulness to colleagues for the[Read More…]

Patti Maroney of Glen Date claims 50th WVGA Women’s Senior Amateur Championship

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The 50th playing of the West Virginia Women’s Senior Amateur Championship, conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) and presented by PSIMED, concluded Tuesday at Canaan Valley Resort. Patti Maroney of Glen Dale left Monday’s three-way tie for the lead behind and claimed the 50th West Virginia[Read More…]