University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1. George Washington High School junior Kaitlyn Erby has been named the first Youth Poet Laureate for Charleston, WV. Five finalists were honored at a ceremony on April 15 at the University of Charleston, with Erby being named the winner. The competition was sponsored by the University’s English Department and by the National Youth Poet Laureate […]

  2. Dr. John Taylor Receives Grant to Upgrade STEM Equipment    The Science, Technology & Research (STaR) division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) awarded two Innovation Grants and seven Instrumentation Grants to purchase modern instrumentation and enhance study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Dr. John Taylor, assistant professor of chemistry at the […]

  3. Professor Xiaoping Sun was selected by the Appalachian College Association (ACA) for a 2022-23 ACA Faculty Fellowship. The fellowship is for summer research on “Investigations of Chemical and Electronic Properties of Oxo-Uranium Ions by UV-Vis and Fluorescence Spectroscopies” and provides a financial award. The ACA is a non-profit consortium of 34 private four-year liberal arts […]

  4. With the headline “VR Gets Real,” the Charleston Gazette-Mail did a large feature article on our new VR Education Laboratory. It appeared in the Friday, December 2, 2022 edition. Reporter Clint Thomas was escorted around the lab by Dawn Turner, Associate Professor of Biology, who explained how the lab will offer UC students opportunities to […]

  5. High school seniors majoring in a STEM field at a WV college, and who are either a first-generation student, from a rural community, or from a group underrepresented in STEM, are eligible to be part of a unique opportunity this summer. UC will once again be a First2 Network immersion site from August 17 – […]

  6. The University of Charleston has made a commitment to prepare educators with the skills to successfully use technology for learning in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms by signing the EPPs for Digital Equity and Transformation Pledge. The Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) for Digital Equity and Transformation Pledge is a partnership between the U.S. Department of […]

  7. University of Charleston senior Ryan McFarland has joined the office of WV Secretary of State Mac Warner as a Herndon Fellow. McFarland is majoring in Political Science and Multidisciplinary Studies (combining English, Communication and Psychology). He is a first-generation student and has been active in the UC Student Government Association his freshman, sophomore, and junior […]

  8. For students interested in pursuing a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, UC is now the place to start. UC is one of ten West Virginia schools partnering with the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine in its Pre-Osteopathic Medicine Program (POMP). The program provides a pathway for students that successfully complete program requirements to receive a […]

  9. Aida Jimenez Esquilin, Ph.D., Cover Story in Higher Education Science & Research Publication     “Neuron” is a quarterly journal of science and research, published by West Virginia Science & Research, a division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.  It highlights ongoing scientific work happening at higher education institutions through West Virginia. For its […]