On March 28, 2019, WVU Extension Service broke ground on the Annette S. Boggs Educational Center, a 6,000-square-foot facility, which will be located at WVU Jackson’s Mill.
West Virginia University scholars will join other mining and reclamation experts to provide the latest updates on regulations and practices during a symposium hosted by WVU and the West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force.
As future students hone in on their college decision and make their final plans, many will be seeking out scholarship opportunities. The West Virginia University Extension Service 4-H and Youth Development program provides several scholarship opportunities for 4-H’ers who want to further their education.
The timber industry is not new to the Mountain State. But, as with any industry, policy and procedure changes can make it difficult for landowners and professionals alike to keep up with the current programs.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In a sense, for many West Virginia University Extension Service agents, a normal work day is anything but. As an agent in one of West Virginia’s 55 counties, typical office hours could bring questions about invasive plant species or pests, canning questions, 4-H meetings and more — especially in counties where there are two, or sometimes only one, agent. The work doesn’t pause after work hours and on weekends.
The Cooperative Extension System has been the outreach arm of land-grant universities throughout the nation since the establishment of the Smith Lever Act in 1914. Armed with research and knowledge, Cooperative Extension experts live and work in communities, providing valuable education and resources to help citizens improve their lives and their communities.
Burkey and Marylou Lilly were proud graduates of West Virginia University. As the parents of three children, grandparents of five grandchildren and great grandparents to three great grandchildren, they valued education and service.