Deadline for nominations is April 30
The Vice President's Awards Committee is now accepting nominations. The awards are an opportunity to honor and recognize employees at the WVU Health Sciences Center. The deadline is April 30.
A total of 15 awards are divided among faculty and staff, including awards given to individuals and to teams. A unique feature of these awards is the opportunity to honor staff and faculty whose contributions have crossed the traditional school boundaries at Health Sciences.
A ceremony to honor recipients of the Vice President's awards will be held Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. The location will be announced at a later date.
For more information, contact one of the following individuals: Vice President's Office — Starlette Reed, email@example.com; Faculty Committee Ex-Officio — Lena Maynor, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Staff Committee Ex-Officio — Scotti Foltz, email@example.com.
Georgetown Disability Alliance will host an open dialogue on racism and ableism in our healthcare systems and spaces on Tuesday, April 27 from 6 to 7 p.m.
WVU connecting southern West Virginians with substance use disorder to recovery resources, jobs, transportation and more
The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded a two-year, nearly $500,000 grant to WVU for the project, “West Virginia Inspiring Hope,” to enhance and expand the existing recovery-to-work ecosystem, including training, job placement, recovery treatment, housing and transportation in a seven-county area — Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers and Webster.
On Dec. 31, 2019, the World Health Organization's (WHO) office in China noted a report of cases of "viral pneumonia" on the website of the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission. Earlier that same month, there was another important milestone: at its headquarters in Geneva, the WHO celebrated the 40th anniversary of the confirmation of the eradication of smallpox. As more and more people receive vaccines and with steep declines in the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide, what does the end of this pandemic look like? Will we also win freedom from this virus?