HUNTINGTON - The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Alumni Association recently elected two local physicians to its board of directors.
HUNTINGTON - The start of a new school year is now weeks away and once again Marshall University is preparing for its annual Week of Welcome, or WOW, a four-day event designed to help incoming freshmen. Held one week before the start of classes, this year's Week of Welcome will kick off on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at the recreation center basketball courts for residence hall and commuter students. Registration will continue until 6 p.m. All incoming students will receive a free t-shirt.
HUNTINGTON - Dr. Mary E. Reynolds, associate vice president for assessment and quality initiatives at Marshall University, recently was awarded a 2015 Literacy Grant from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Reynolds is one of 14 recipients nationwide to receive the award.
POINT PLEASANT - Mario Liberatore, president of Ohio Valley Bank West Virginia, presented the first-ever Ohio Valley Bank Scholarship for the Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant last month.
HUNTINGTON - Robert W. Schrier, M.D., and Barbara L. Schrier, of Englewood, Colorado, have established a research endowment with the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine to study the effects of drugs on infants.
HUNTINGTON - Located in Drinko Library, Marshall University's Information Technology Services desk is dedicated to helping students with all manners of technological problems. Students can receive advice on shopping for new computers, get technical support, schedule a repair, or get information on connecting to the university's wireless Internet service.
HUNTINGTON - The second group of four day-long New Student Orientation sessions at Marshall University wrapped up this week.
HUNTINGTON - Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to begin a nephrology fellowship.
HUNTINGTON - The staff of WMUL, Marshall University's student radio station, hit the road last week to cover the Greenbrier Classic, giving students a unique opportunity to cover a major sporting event.
HUNTINGTON - Identifying, establishing, and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with the strongest of ethics, between an organization and the public that depends on its success or failure, is the focus of public relations.