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Choosing WVU Over Other Schools
President Gordon Gee and Dr. Carolyn Atkins congratulate 2018 WVU Foundation Scholars, Ashley Eby and Shamil Patel, on their presentations to the Irvin Stewart Society. Both students, highly recruited by other universities, discussed why they chose WVU. The Irvin Stewart Society, named for the University’s 13th president, honors those individuals whose gifts provide for the future of West Virginia University.
Get to know our Mountaineer
Timmy Eads, our Mounataineer and PSA student, represents our school on the football field, basketball court and out in our community.
Board of Governors
Timmy Eads, Mountaineer Mascot for 2019-20, and Dr. Carolyn Atkins review notes for Timmy's address to the Board of Governors in April 2019.
Middle School Q&A
Audra Knotts answers seventh grade students' questions about attending college.
FAVORITE Leadership Maxims - COHORT 3
A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic. Be insistently curious.
~ Gordon Gee
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.
~ Kobe Bryant
We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
~ Ronald Reagan
PSAs (Cohort 2) with former Mountaineer Mascot, Trevor
Kiess, after he spoke about “The Mountaineer as a Leader.”
Jordyn Johnson talks to middle school students about her experience as Digital Editor for WVU's Daily Athenaeum.
Selfie with President Gee
PSA (Cohort 1) students pose for a selfie with President Gordon Gee.
Speaking on the Benefits of WVU
WVU Foundation Scholar speaks to the Irvin Stewart Society as he emphasizes WVU as a select University.
FAVORITE LEADERSHIP MAXIMS COHORT 4
~ Chadwick Boseman
they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
~ Rosalynn Carter
~ Ruth Bader Ginzburg
~ Kamala Harris
~ Ray Kroc