As West Virginia communities work to grow the economy and build community, youth voices will drive that success, particularly in rural and low-income communities. A team from West Virginia University is working to ensure that these bright young minds have equal access to the tools and resources they need to feed that entrepreneurial spirit.Read about the grant WVU received to support youth entrepreneurship in low-income and rural communities
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The West Virginia University Extension Service, in partnership with the West Virginia Community Educational Outreach Service (WVCEOS), is offering a series of virtual classes in October as a part of the “Helpful Hands” Leadership and Enrichment Conference. The courses, which will be offered virtually, are free and open to the public.
“The planning team has put together an excellent lineup of classes that are diverse and engaging,” WVU Extension Service CEOS President Connie Wolfinger said. “These free courses cover everything from history, health, safety, crafts, and food demos – there is something for everyone.”
West Virginia’s young people bring innovative ideas, powerful insights and a true entrepreneurial spirit to the state. As West Virginia communities work to grow the economy and build community, youth voices will drive that success, particularly in rural and low-income communities.
Morgantown, W.Va. — For many West Virginians and others across the nation, it’s likely a West Virginia country road connected them to WVU. Whether it’s a 4-H’er who participated in livestock, STEM or camping activities or a graduate of one of WVU’s three campuses, the State Fair of West Virginia has a unique way of bringing mountaineers together to celebrate their state.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University faculty, staff and students are problem solvers who are passionate about making a difference in their communities. They benefit from community-engagement opportunities that enrich their academic experience and positively impact the lives of others.
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