31 Aug

Please join us on Thursday September 3rd from 5:30 – 7:00 PM in the Honors Hall Media Room to learn about the West Virginia Space Public Outreach Team (SPOT). The WV SPOT team is a NASA sponsored program comprised of students like you wanting to do STEM outreach across the state of West Virginia. WV SPOT provides you the opportunity to learn a cool space themed presentation and get paid to go out to K-12 classrooms and open students eyes to the great STEM careers that exist right here in West Virginia. It will help you bolster your resume with great community outreach, and you get paid to do it. So please join us on September 3rd to learn more about this great program.

31 Aug

Free Sidewalk Sex Clinic: Sex Advice from Sex Experts Volunteer Opportunity

WVU Libraries will be hosting Free Sidewalk Sex Clinic, Wednesday September 2, 2015 1:00 – 3:00 PM in front of the Mountainlair (inside in the event of rain).

WVU Libraries is in need of volunteers to host, a photographer, videographer and a live event Tweeter for the Sidewalk Sex Clinic. This event welcomes both students and the public to drop by for confidential advice and coaching from a diverse group of local experts.

Meet & greet visiting artists, Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, The Condom Caravan, and the Morgantown Farmers’ Market. For more information, or to sign-up in iServe click here.

31 Aug

Throughout the month of September, the Honors Hall will be participating in the Boxes of Hope drive in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the WVU Children’s Hospital. Students, staff, and faculty are all invited to donate items in support. To see the types of donations welcome, view the flyer for the drive here.

31 Aug

WVUp All Night Announcements

Savanah | August 31st, 2015

It’s “All About WVU” at WVUp All Night this Weekend!

Movies: Jurassic World will be shown in the Joseph Gluck Theatre on Thursday at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. It will be shown on Friday at 9:00pm in the lawn of Towers by the tennis courts. No movies on Saturday due to the home football game.

FREE Tutoring: Get a head start on the semester with free tutoring in the Mountainlair Bluestone Room on Friday night from 6:00pm – 9:30pm.

Karaoke: “Get Your Tune On” and come to the Mountainlair Side Pocket, Ground Floor, on Thursday night at 9:00pm for Karaoke.

MAIN ATTRACTION: ThinkFast Game Show will be in the Mountainlair Food Court on Friday night at 9:00pm. Cash prizes will be given out.

Take-Away Attraction: Back by popular demand, Build-A-Bears will be in the Vandalia Lounge at 9:00pm on Friday night.

WVUp All Night EXTENDED: Join us for a full-blown WVUp All Night in the Blue and Gold Room of Towers Friday night! Use your knowledge of WVU and West Virginia to win more cash prizes with Team Trivia WV, who will be doing fast-paced, fun-filled rounds of trivia starting at 9:00pm. We will also be hosting an outdoor movie, and free food!!

Kickball Tournament and Rec Field Frenzy: On Sunday, head over to the Rec Fields for FREE food, drinks, nerf games and bubble soccer!

View the flyer for this weekend here!

No WVUp All Night on Saturday due to the home football game. Let’s Go Mountaineers!

31 Aug

Applications for the Mountaineer Leadership Program, Student Government Association’s internship program, are now open! Applications are due Friday, September 4th. The application can be downloaded here.

31 Aug

Relay for Life Committee Meeting

Savanah | August 31st, 2015

WVU Relay for Life is still looking for motivated students to be on the committee for the 2016 Relay for Life. Relay for Life is a branch of the American Cancer Society. We work all year long to raise money towards cancer research as well as support for patients with cancer. If you are interested in helping with Relay or learning more about the event, please attend the first Committee Meeting of the year this Wednesday, September 2, at 8:30 in the Blackwater Room of the lair. You can also email Michael Phillips (mdphillips@mix.wvu.edu) if you are unable to attend the meeting or if you would like more information.

31 Aug

The International Festival is held annually at WVU and is sponsored by the Office of International Students and Scholars in partnership with the Greater Morgantown community. This year’s festival will once again be held at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Park on October 2nd (10am – 2pm).

The purpose of the event is to share the diverse cultures of the world which are represented by WVU’s international community with our hosts, the Morgantown community. The Festival promotes this sharing by way of information booths, arts and crafts, entertainment, and a taste of international cuisines as showcased by you, our international student population. Local schools and residents are expected to attend.

We would like to request your participation in this year’s International Festival. Our goal is to have all countries represented on campus participate. Perhaps you could host an information table at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Park, perform on stage, conduct an art and craft or game activity representative of your culture, or proudly represent your country in any other capacity that meets our vision. Information tables can be manned by different representatives of your country over the duration of the festival.

Why Participate?

Be an ambassador for your home country
Obtain some community service hours
Recognition certificates will be awarded by the City of Morgantown in conjunction with the Office of International Students and Scholars to participants
Awards will be given for:
-Best Activity
-Best Performance
-Best Traditional Cuisine
-Best Booth Display (World Champion International Festival Exhibit Award)

We look forward to your continued support and to your being a great ambassador for your home country during this event and always.

To register go to: International Festival Registration Form

31 Aug

The Honors College is searching for High School Delegates for the 2015/2016 academic year.

If you are an outgoing individual with the desire to represent the Honors College and West Virginia University at your high school, college and university fairs, and other similar events, please keep reading.

What is an Honors College High School Delegate?

An Honors College High School Delegate is a member of the Honors College who is proud to be a member of the Honors College and a Mountaineer. HC HS Delegates want to share their enthusiasm, experience, and knowledge with high school students at their alma mater (and/or other high schools in their area) during high school visits, college fairs, and other University sanctioned events.

The requirements to serve as an Honors College High School Delegate listed below.
– You must be an active member of the Honors College in good standing.
– You must have outstanding verbal communication/public speaking skills and be willing to talk to groups of people.
– You must have a strong voice and pronunciation skills to be able to speak well and be clearly understood.
– You must be a self-starter and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
– You must be a team player, willing to share and exchange ideas.
– You must have the ability to make ethical decisions.
– You must be enthusiastic and willing to share your enthusiasm with high school students!

If this describes you, please complete the HC HS Delegate application at https://honorswvu.wufoo.com/forms/honors-college-high-school-delegate-application/. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Leichliter-Krause at Marie.Leichliter@mail.wvu.edu. This opportunity is open to everyone in the Honors College – freshmen through seniors.

31 Aug

If you are looking for a new organization to get involved on campus, and have at least a 3.0 GPA with two or more semesters left of college and have completed at least 12 credit hours, come check out the National Coed Honor Fraternity Phi Sigma Pi!

We are a co-ed organization that brings the best elements of an honor society, service club and social fraternity into a fusion of Scholarship, Leadership and Fellowship. Phi Sigma Pi is an active campus organization at West Virginia University and offers a wide variety of experiences for our members. Ranging from academic programs and leadership opportunities to service projects and social gatherings, our activities celebrate the diversity of our members and promote the qualities of involvement and Brotherhood. Most importantly, we are seeking new members who are friendly, well-rounded and interested in making an impact on campus.

Because this message can only begin to explain Phi Sigma Pi, we hope you will attend a Meet PSP Night to learn more! There will be two of these information meetings:

– Monday, August 31st – 7PM – E. Moore Hall (Downtown)
– Tuesday, September 1st – 7PM – Rhododendrom Room (Lair)
– Wednesday, September 2nd – 7PM by PNC in the Mountainlair
– Thursday, September 3rd – 7PM – Lair Green

The Meet Night will be your opportunity to learn more about the organization and meet the Brothers of the Alpha Mu Chapter. You only need to attend one of these informational meetings in addition to interviews on Wednesday and pizza on Thursday! ( but attending both would give you the opportunity to meet even more Brothers). Please feel free to invite any friends who also meet the requirements – we would love to meet them! Eligible students will currently have completed at least 12 credit hours, a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 and 2 remaining semesters at West Virginia University.

Please feel free to contact either Gabrielle Hamner or Zach Graves if you are unable to attend either of the Meet Nights or have any questions regarding Phi Sigma Pi or Rush. Gabrielle can be reached by email at ghamner@mix.wvu.edu or by telephone at (304)-677-3794, and Zach can be reached by email at zwgraves@mix.wvu.edu or by telephone at (304)-212-8951.

The Brothers of Phi Sigma Pi look forward to meeting you!

31 Aug

If you are interested in a profession involving healthcare, please try to attend one of the two informational sessions being offered by the PreHealth Office! Meeting times and locations:

– Sept 1st in G15 LSB from 6 -7 PM or
– Sept 2nd in G15 LSB from 6 – 7 PM

A flyer for the sessions can be viewed here.

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