University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1. The grand opening of the Downtown Innovation Hub (DIH) took place on Monday, July 10, with a ribbon cutting and celebration ceremony. In an article in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, President Marty Roth stated, “We’re going to be working with existing businesses that have kind of plateaued in terms of their performance. Through training, workshops, networking, […]

  2. The UC Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduating class of 2023 achieved a 100% passage rate on the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) exam. This exam assesses whether candidates possess the necessary knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective nursing care. Those who pass can then become Registered Professional Nurses and, in the case […]

  3. Following a national search, Dr. Dan Silber has become the Executive Vice President, Provost, and Dean of Faculty at the University of Charleston. He began his appointment with UC on July 3, 2023. Dr. Silber comes to UC having served over the past 15 years as the Senior Vice President and Provost at Piedmont University […]

  4. The spark of entrepreneurship can come from many places – even an encounter with a stuffed animal. In an article in the 2023 WV Senior High Magazine, UC student Grace Underwood describes the journey that led her to pursue her own business, and says, “I am incredibly grateful for the entrepreneurial gift of vision and […]

  5. The University of Charleston Board of Trustees has elected five new members to serve three-year terms. Fonda Elliot and Nettie Horne return to the Board after completing earlier terms in 2022, joining Dickie Jamieson, Paul Smith, and Louis Weisberg as the other new members. “The University of Charleston has long benefitted from its exceptional Board […]

  6.   The University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program Class of 2023 has achieved a pass rate of 100% for first-time test-takers on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE). The program graduated 29 students in April. This year’s national average for first attempt pass rate is 93%. For the past four cohorts, the UC PA […]

  7. The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy has been named the Interprofessional Award winner for the 2023 Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge. This is the ninth time that UC has won an award from the competition. “Winning the Script Your Future Interprofessional Team Event Award is a testament to the unwavering dedication, excellence, and […]

  8.   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 […]

  9. Four high school seniors have been selected to receive the University of Charleston’s Presidential Scholarship – the highest-level scholarship the University offers – covering full tuition, fees, housing, and meals for four years, with a total value of $172,000. “The Presidential Scholarship truly recognizes high achievers,” explained Dr. Elizabeth Wolfe, executive vice president of enrollment […]

  10. From the best way to break bad news to the effect of color on memory, the University of Charleston’s finalists in its annual “Ideas, Innovation, Invention (i3)” event provide inspiring thought and answer intriguing questions. The final four competitors will go head-to-head on Monday, April 17, at 3:30 pm as they compete for the top […]