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2/19/2015 - University of Charleston Men’s Volleyball Granted Membership to the EIVA
BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The University of Charleston (W. Va.) Men’s Volleyball program will join the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) beginning in the 2015-2016 season, as announced Thursday afternoon by Commissioner Ivan Marquez.

2/6/2015 - University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Full Accreditation Affirmed by ACPE
Charleston, W.Va.  – The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has affirmed the full accreditation of the University of Charleston’s Doctor of Pharmacy program.

1/30/2015 - UC School of Pharmacy Students Hold Bone Marrow Registry Drive
Charleston, WV – The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) Fellows, in a partnership with BeTheMatch.org, have coordinated a bone marrow registry drive to be held Tuesday, February 3rd from 12-1 pm in the Rotunda at Riggleman Hall on UC’s Charleston campus.  The event is open to the public.

1/19/2015 - UC School of Pharmacy Students Win National Competition
Charleston, WV  – The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) student chapter (SSHP) of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) was named the grand winner of the first ASHP Pharmacy Practice Model Initiatives (PPMI)video competition.  The video was judged on content, quality of production and overall final product.  The judges stated the message delivered by the video exceeded that of other submissions.

1/8/2015 - University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Participates in Script Your Future
Charleston, WV  – University of Charleston School of Pharmacy launched a two month campaign Script Your Future to encourage medication adherence on January 1, 2015.  The campaign is part of a national challenge for schools of pharmacy and health sponsored by the National Consumers League.  This is the third year the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) has participated.

12/17/2014 - University of Charleston Receives Naming Gift for New Sports and Innovation Center
CHARLESTON, W.Va.  - The University of Charleston today announced that a new Innovation Center will honor the memory of Russell and Martha Wehrle.  The new Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center will house both the long-awaited sports arena and a distinctive site for fostering innovation and entrepreneurialism among students, faculty, and community residents. 

12/2/2014 - University of Charleston Announces Graduation Schedule
Charleston, W.Va. – The University of Charleston’s December Commencement will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, in Riggleman Hall’s Geary Auditorium, as 81 graduates are slated to walk across the stage.

11/19/2014 - University of Charleston Receives Major Gift for Sports Center
The University of Charleston today announced a major real estate gift valued at approximately $1 million from Mr. and Mrs. William “Bill” Rice.  The gift will go toward the school’s Sports Center campaign.

11/18/2014 - An incredible story from across the globe
In the early morning hours, before the sun had fully awakened after a night of rest, terrorists entered the northwestern Syrian town of Kessab, one of the many Syrian cities whose citizens have become firsthand witnesses to the Syrian civil war.

10/23/2014 - Kanawha County Commission and Department of Homeland Security Partner with UC
Charleston, WV  – An audible alarm has been installed on the University of Charleston campus as part of a partnership with the Kanawha County Commission and the Department of Homeland Security.

9/29/2014 - UC/Highland Hospital Advance Healthcare Partnership
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9/23/2014 - University of Charleston named "Military Friendly School" for sixth year
Charleston, W.Va.  - For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Charleston has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list, as chosen by Victory Media. The list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

9/11/2014 - University of Charleston has Record Enrollment
Charleston, W.Va.  – University of Charleston President Ed Welch today announced that full-time student enrollment is the highest in the school’s history.  There are 1,895 full-time students enrolled, an increase of 36 percent in just two years.

9/10/2014 - U.S. News - Princeton Review Rank University of Charleston Among Top Regional Colleges in the South
Charleston, W.Va.  – The University of Charleston once again ranked among the top Regional Colleges in the South according to the2015 U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges and the Princeton Review’s “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”  

8/27/2014 - University of Charleston School of Pharmacy will hold its ninth annual White Coat Ceremony
Charleston, W.Va.   - The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy will hold its ninth annual White Coat Ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014, in Geary Auditorium.

8/13/2014 - Mountain State University (MSU) and Former MSU Students Propose Settlement
CHARLESTON, W.VA. – To resolve numerous lawsuits against Mountain State University (MSU) by former MSU students (plaintiffs) without further protracted litigation, MSU and the plaintiffs have agreed to a proposed settlement of these lawsuits and related matters. The settlement is based on a pool of funds created from MSU’s assets, insurance and other sources.

7/24/2014 - University of Charleston, BridgeValley Community and Technical College Sign Agreement
Charleston, WV  – University of Charleston President Ed Welch and BridgeValley Community and Technical College President Jo Harris today signed an articulation agreement, allowing BridgeValley students to easily transition into select bachelor degree programs at UC after completing an associate degree or specified coursework in a certificate degree program.

7/1/2014 - UC executive MBA program offers unique experience
"According to Rick Ferris, coordinator for the executive MBA program, master of business administration, at the University of Charleston, students entering into the 23-year-old program experience a unique opportunity."

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7/1/2014 - USA Today - Charleston, W. Va. on a budget
USA Today 

by Kathryn E. Brown

"Unlike many metropolitan areas that have a tendency to drain the wallet, Charleston, W. Va. is full of free fun.

Immediately following Memorial Day weekend, the University of Charleston opens its magnificent campus to host the city's musical kickoff of summer."

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5/30/2014 - Advance Healthcare @ UC
Introducing Advance Healthcare @ UC - an exciting partnership between Highland Behavioral Health Services and the University of Charleston.

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