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
West Virginia University Extension Service experts are located in every county in West Virginia, ready to offer research-based knowledge, tips and education to improve our communities.
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.
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.
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.
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