University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1.   The annual West Virginia Business Plan Competition affords college students around the state the unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life – and one University of Charleston student has earned $25,000 to make his business a reality. Dustin Ward, a retired Army Special Operations Veteran and student at UC, won for […]

  2. Starting in July, 2023, students at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will have the option of learning to manage a business while learning to manage the health of their future patients. On April 17, WVSOM officially entered into a partnership with the University of Charleston that will allow the medical school’s students […]

  3. Sergeant First Class Benjamin Padilla is a current student in our Organizational Leadership program and will graduate with Academic Distinction in April 2023. He was born and raised in La Mirada, CA., and spent 12 years at Ft. Lewis, Washington, and ten years with the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment as an 88M, Motor Transport Operator. […]

  4. The University of Charleston has just unveiled yet another way it is helping students make higher education more affordable. UC has been helping students graduate faster and launch careers more quickly for years, through Fast Track and Direct Pathway options. Starting in the Fall of 2023, UC is adding an Accelerated 3+1 BS/MBA Program that […]

  5. UC Alum Justin Turner, COO at Highlands ARH Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY, will discuss Career Opportunities in Healthcare, with a focus in rural communities during the next UC MBA Speaker series presentation Wednesday, January 25, 2023. This session is scheduled from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Erma Byrd Gallery of Riggleman Hall on […]

  6. UC cybersecurity faculty will be part of a new initiative to provide education and skill training in cybersecurity to Mountaineer Challenge Academy participants in a partnership with the West Virginia National Guard. The program was developed to provide an opportunity for MCA cadets to be exposed to IT and cybersecurity to spark their interest in […]

  7. The University of Charleston (UC) has launched a leadership certificate program for Emergency Management Service (EMS) professionals throughout West Virginia. The program is designed to enhance the leadership skills of first responders. It is part of West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s Emergency Management Services Initiative. 300 EMS professionals are enrolled in the program which began […]

  8.   UC Graduates Earn CPA Exam Merit Award and Outstanding Accounting Student Awards At the recent West Virginia Society of CPAs Annual Committee Day, two top awards were awarded to a UC graduate and a current UC student. Jason Prince (2020 graduate) was named as the 2021 West Virginia CPA Exam Merit winner (highest score […]

  9. Master’s degree programs in Strategic Leadership, Cybersecurity Ranked   Two graduate degree programs offered by the UC School of Business and Leadership have been ranked as some of the best by The Master of Science in Strategic Leadership program was ranked in 10th place by the website and our Master of Science in Cybersecurity […]

  10. UC ACBSP Accreditation Approved with No Notes and No Conditions.  “I am truly humbled and appreciative of the outstanding teamwork and dedication of our faculty and staff who contributed to this recognition of the quality of our SBL programs and processes,” stated Dr. Scott Bellamy, Dean, School of Business & Leadership, as he announced that […]