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14 Apr

The Charleston Gazette: When Terry Hudson bought his Big Chimney property in 2000, the only living thing on it was the overgrown grass. The small space nestled between two hills and a creek served as a junkyard, spotted with old delivery trucks and metal debris.

Today, Hudson’s land is home to a micro farm, part of a growing trend into of farm-to-table food systems that’s sweeping through West Virginia.

Learn more at the Charleston Gazette...

8 Apr

Dominion Post: The retired dean, director and professor of the WVU Center for Extension and Continuing Education and Health Sciences Center administrator, R. Rudy Filek, Ph.D., was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh.

A former Pittsburgh public school teacher, Filek worked as the continuing education director at the Penn State University, Mc-Keesport campus and at WVU for 37 years.

In ceremonies from March 30 in Pittsburgh, Filek was cited for “enhancing higher education throughout the Appalachian region of Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, raising the profile and value of extending continuing education at the local, regional and national levels.”

Learn more at the Dominion Post...

8 Apr

Beckley Register-Herald: Tony Michael, WVU Extension associate professor and program leader for the Institute for Labor Studies and Research, led the simulation. “We are …

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31 Mar

Wheeling News Register: According to Karen Cox, agriculture and natural resources program assistant for Marshall County WVU Extension Service, while West Virginia Arbor …

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26 Mar

Beckley Register-Herald: Grafton is the county seat of Taylor County and it’s got a little more than 5,000 people living in it. It was selected as the winner of the West Virginia Focus Magazine’s Turn this Town Around project, along with Matewan in Mingo County.

Read more at West Virginia Public Broadcasting...

17 Mar

Beckley Register-Herald: WVU Extension Service will offer a diabetes education class, Dining with Diabetes over a four-week period at Carter Hall on the UC-Beckley Campus. The classes will be held from…

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14 Mar

Beckley Register-Herald: The West Virginia Department of Agriculture and WVU Extension Service, in partnership with the West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition, held a free “Preparing for Market” workshop …

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5 Mar

Mountain Statesman: The Taylor County Commission has continued its work, in spite of Mother Nature’s inclement weather.

West Virginia University Extension Agent Jennifer Murray also addressed the commission concerning Energy Express at Flemington Elementary scheduled this summer.

Commissioner Tony Veltri made the motion, with commissioner Gobel seconding it, to fund this year’s program.

Read more at the Mountain Statesman…

27 Feb

Charleston Daily Mail: The second West Virginia University 4-H Civic Engagement Forum will bring 65 4-H members to Charleston Sunday for a three-day retreat on leadership, community engagement and policymaking. ...

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27 Feb

Washington Post ... Jessica Lynch will give opening remarks at the forum, which concludes with a trip to the Capitol for WVU Extension Service’s Day at the Legislature.

Read more at the Washington Post…

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