University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1. Through a Community Investment Grant, UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia will help house Physician Assistant students doing rural rotations and provide professional development opportunities for health sciences students. The grant, created to reduce barriers to education and promote health equity in West Virginia’s rural communities, provides $60,000 to two important UC programs.  The largest […]

  2. As part of its mission to prepare students for a lifetime of community service, UC will once again send students, faculty, and staff into the community to perform a wide range of service projects on Labor Day. “Labor of Love” will take place on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023. Nearly 40 community service activities […]

  3. The website has ranked the University of Charleston in its list of the Best Online Organizational Leadership and Fastest Online Technology programs for 2023. The website stated: “Among numerous higher education institutions, University of Charleston has emerged as a standout due to its commitment to academic standards and unwavering dedication to student success. We commend […]

  4. The University of Charleston has been named one of the Best Regional Schools by the Princeton Review in its 2024 “Best Colleges: Region by Region” rankings, recently released. The publication lists schools in seven zones – Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, South, Southwest, West, and International. A total of 630 schools were recognized this year. UC is […]

  5. Hallie Chillag, Multidisciplinary Studies Program Director, Associate Professor of Social Sciences, and Honors College Director was selected for the ISGAP Oxford Summer Institute (Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy). Hallie has been a guiding force in the annual UC Labor of Love and Enlightened Living Week events and is involved in many […]

  6. 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, […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. To better accommodate continued enrollment, programmatic, and staffing growth, the University of Charleston will transition from a single School of Business and Leadership to two separate schools – the UC School of Business and the UC School of Leadership. Consequently, UC will now have five distinct schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Sciences, Leadership, and […]

  10. Sarah Gallagher, Assistant Professor in our Education Department, has been named a member of “Generation Next – 40 Under 40” by the WV State Journal. Gallagher teaches a variety of education courses, a geography course, and a West Virginia and Appalachian course. Prior to her role at UC, she worked at St. Albans High School […]