University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3.   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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5.   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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. UC Pharmacy Student Darius Berry has been selected as a United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award winner. The award recognizes pharmacy students that made significant contributions to public health by promoting wellness and healthy communities. Only 88 pharmacy students from across the country were selected. This is also the sixth […]

  9. 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. […]

  10. The University of Charleston is pleased to announce its Provost’s and Dean’s List for the Fall of 2022.  Nearly 500 UC students were named to the lists. The Provost’s List recognizes those full-time students who have earned a 4.0 GPA or higher for a full-time schedule of courses (12 or more credits, of which only […]