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WVU Extension Service STEMCARE wants to encourage West Virginia families to participate in the Rube Goldberg Bar of Soap Video Challenge. Four winning machines will be chosen for top prizes. Submissions are due May 31, 2020.

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Atiles named WVU’s dean of Extension and engagement

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A dynamic national leader in engagement, collaboration and outreach with significant experience in the land-grant system has been selected as the next leader of the statewide West Virginia University Extension Service.

The appointment of Jorge Atiles as dean of Extension and engagement and director of the WVU Extension Service was announced today (March 23) and is effective June 29.  Atiles will also hold a faculty appointment in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.


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West Virginia Governor’s Safety Conference recognizes award nominees

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Like many other events across the country, the West Virginia Governor’s Safety Conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, Governor Jim Justice, WVU Extension Safety and Health Extension, and WVU Extension Fire Service Extension would like to recognize those nominated for the West Virginia Governor's Safety Conference Awards.


Amy Walker joins WVU Extension Service in Nicholas County as 4-H agent

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Nicholas County West Virginia University Extension Service  welcomed Amy Walker as the county’s newest 4-H agent, effective April 6. While Nicholas County is new territory for Amy, she’s certainly not new to WVU Extension Service nor the 4-H program.


WVU and CDC announce 2020 community partnerships to encourage healthy living in southern West Virginia

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For nearly two years, a group of passionate West Virginia University faculty and staff have been actively working to support healthy lifestyles in two southern West Virginia counties through a community-based approach – collaborating with residents and local organizations and providing the support they need to promote healthier living in their communities.


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