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Captain John “Coach” Havlik with Cohort 3

Captain John “Coach” Havlik talks to the Presidential Student Ambassadors Cohort 3.


Captain John “Coach” Havlik talks to the Presidential Student Ambassadors (Cohort 3) about lessons from his book, The Leadership Killer: Reclaiming Humility in the Age of Arrogance.

A former Mountaineer swim captain who was a three-time MVP and the first to qualify for US Swimming Trials, Havlik is in the WVU Sports Hall of Fame and the Mountaineer Legends Society.

New Summer 2019 PR and Marketing Intern — Hannah Belt

Hannah Belt with President Gee and Carolyn Atkins.

This summer, Hannah has worked with our account executives and their teams to learn the best business-to-business (B2B) public relations (PR) and marketing practices for increasing clients’ brand awareness. She is responsible for pitching stories to industry media, writing blog posts for clients, transcribing interviews, tracking client hits and joining client calls. Hannah also has completed several online training courses through HubSpot, earning certifications in Inbound Marketing, Email Marketing, and others.

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WVU prepares rural students for STEM majors through new summer camp

Abby Sine

“I am excited to help students from different STEM disciplines get acclimated to college and learn how to do research,” said Abby Sine, a math major from Blacksville. “We hope to keep engaging the students once they return to campus in the fall because it’s a natural connection. These are students they already know, and they will have a built-in support system.”

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MEETING THE MOUNTAINEER

Timmy Eads does a meet and greet

Raegan Wiersbicki, 7, of Follansbee, the daughter of Mark and Michelle Wiersbicki, meets the West Virginia Mountaineer, Timmy Eads of Buffalo, W.Va., before the parade at Follansbee's 26th annual Community Days. The festival continues today at the Follansbee Community Park with live entertainment beginning at 4:30 p.m. The Howdy Verner Classic Cars Show at nearby Lyle's Auto is today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The three day celebration ends with fireworks at 10 p.m. today provided by Zambelli Fireworks. -- Mark Law (7/13/19)

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Jordyn Johnson: Summer Reflections

Jordyn Johnson

When I was a kid, I looked forward to summer nearly all school year. I was always so excited to spend time at the pool, hang out with friends and have some time off to relax. Now, though, I look forward to summer for a different reason—internships.

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WVU Mountaineer makes appearance at State Fair of West Virginia

WVU Mountaineer makes appearance at State Fair of West Virginia

by: Katie Forcade. FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) — On Wednesday and Thursday, the Mountaineer Mascot from West Virginia University hung out with state fair attendees. Timmy Eads is the university’s 66th Mountaineer Mascot, who is ready for a new football season at Milan Puskar Stadium, where WVU will host James Madison come August 31.

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