Although Mountain State University is appealing the Higher Learning
Commission’s decision to remove accreditation, the administration is preparing
faculty and staff for inevitable layoffs. MSU officials announced last Monday a 50
percent workforce reduction. Approximately
125 MSU employees received notice that their employment will end September 21. Suzanne Higgins sat down with the school’s Interim President Richard
Sours to learn more about what the school is doing to help its students
graduate or transition to a different school
West Virginia’s state government purchases a lot of things. Such as cars for state employees to use, boats for conservation and law enforcement officers, furniture for lodges in the state parks, and computers, computers and more computers. Once all of these items have served their usefulness to state government, they become surplus. Take a tour of the state surplus warehouse just outside of Charleston.
Archery in the Schools program seems to have hit the bull’s-eye among students.
Since the state Department of Education approved the program in 2004, more
than 250 schools added archery teams. It’s an activity that’s helping families carry on traditions.
“Dangerous Liasons – An exploration in Costume and Character” is the name of the 25 minute video being produced this summer at West Virginia University.
Additional music by Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, The Lonesome Touch,
1997, Green Linnet
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