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Barnwood Builders features apprentices in carpenter's training program

Two people wearing hard hats and face masks discuss a building structure

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – No one appreciates skilled, talented workers more than Mark Bowe. When the WVU alumnus and host of Barnwood Builders learned about a new WVU degree program available to apprentices, he seized the opportunity to work with them on a project at WVU Jackson’s Mill. Barnwood Builders follows Bowe and a group of fun-loving West Virginians who salvage antique log cabins and barns. The show celebrates the hard work and craftsmanship that built our nation. So it was a natural fit.

WVU Extension Service CEOS conference features free educational courses

A Spring Patchwork of Proud People. WVU Extension Service Community Educational Outreach Service.

WVU Extension Service’s Community Educational Outreach Service volunteers are part of the fabric of West Virginia communities. Each year they provide thousands of volunteer service hours, as well coordinates educational opportunities to improve lives throughout the state. The group is extending its service by offering free educational courses to the public as part of its “Patchwork of Proud People” spring conference. The conference, which will be held virtually, runs April 19-23.