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Wetzel County 4-H'ers learn about the importance of public art and its relationship to community development through a sculpting project in collaboration with the WVU College of Creative Art's School of Art and Design.

Learn more about the Wetzel County 4-H sculpting project and watch the behind-the-scenes video.

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Center for Community Engagement to enhance discovery, service and experiential learning

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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.

To further expand upon its commitment to providing students with service-learning experiences, the University announced the creation of a new Center for Community Engagement (CCE). The CCE will have a strong focus on academic opportunities that bring WVU faculty, staff and students together with community partners to address the most pressing issues facing communities.


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All roads point to WVU: Visitors invited to participate in activities at State Fair

Kids enjoy picking out free fruits and vegetables at the State Fair.

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.


WVU launches new program giving kids free fruits and vegetables at the store

Kids Market Passport booklet and stickers.

Beginning July 19, Calhoun County kids will be able to get free fruits and vegetables at six participating stores through a new program by the West Virginia University Extension Service Family Nutrition Program.


Sand, aluminum and fire: 4-H’ers learn about the importance of public art and its relationship to community development through a sculpting project

A group of 4-H'ers and their leaders stand in front of a mural they made for New Martinsville, West Virginia.

A grant from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History will instill community pride through public art in New Martinsville, West Virginia.


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