• Welcome to the University of Charleston!

    At the University of Charleston, there's a spirit of innovation in everything we do. Our core mission is to educate each student for a life of productive work, enlightened living and community involvement.


    The UC Nexus of Leadership Conference is designed to be a place where leaders come together. Community, business, academic, sport & political leaders are all invited to participate. The event will showcase what is happening from a leadership perspective at UC and in the community.

    October 13 & 14

    Thursday, October 13 from 4-7 pm
    Business After Hours Reception, presented by BB&T and Leadership WV
    Opening Speaker — Phil Pfister, 2006 World's Strongest Man

    Thursday, October 13 at 7 pm
    Keynote Speaker — Bobby Bowden, Winningest College Football Coach

    Friday, October 14 at noon
    Lunch and Leadership Panel Discussion with Moderator, Pam Farris, of Leadership West Virginia
    Panel Members:

    • Audy Perry, Heritage Farm Museum & Village
    • Jan Vineyard, OMEGA
    • Bobby Blakley, BB&T
    • Kathy Cosco, Frontier
    • Bill Raney, WV Coal Association

    Friday, October 14 from 5-6:30 pm
    President's Dinner - Appropriate attire required.

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    Speaker Series Predicting the Unpredictable - Dr. Larry Sabato

    Watch as Dr. Sabato shared his methods for making accurate political predictions at all levels, and shared his insights on the current political climate.