Governor’s STEM Initiative announces grant funding for area schools and community organizations

The Governor’s STEM Initiative, housed within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, has awarded more than $150,000 in grant funding to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities at 54 schools and organizations across the state. The program is designed to support STEM programs, projects and events serving More...

by Mountain Messenger | Published 2 months ago
Kids dipped their hands into simulated blood to learn about the functions of different blood cells. Red water beads represented red blood cells, which carry oxygen through the body. Ping pong balls represented white blood cells, which are the “superheroes” of the blood that eat and digest germs. Foam squares represented platelets, which clump together to form clots when a person gets cut. (Photo courtesy of Pat Bauserman, WVSOM)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Nearly 100 local children take part in WVSOM science carnival

Nearly 100 local children take part in WVSOM science carnival The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Pediatrics Club and Student Osteopathic Medical Association hosted its first-ever Kids Science Carnival More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Area students compete in WV Poetry Out Loud

Two Greenbrier County students are be among the 38 students from across West Virginia will recite poems by Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, C.K. Williams, Charleston native Rita Mae Reese, and many others during More...

Nicholas County Campus students in the classroom with JoAnna Perry (center, white jacket), director of the Practical Nursing Program.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Application deadline extended for New River CTC Licensed Practical Nursing program

Nicholas County Campus students in the classroom with JoAnna Perry (center, white jacket), director of the Practical Nursing Program. New River Community and Technical College’s Practical Nursing (LPN) Program More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Annual Celtic Knot 5K to benefit The Hub

Join High Rocks for the annual Celtic Knot 5K race, on Mar. 12 at 10 a.m., through downtown Lewisburg. Proceeds benefit the Hub, a student cafe. At the Hub Student Cafe, students have access to mentoring, homework More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

School calendar adjustments approved by BOE

As required by West Virginia State Code and West Virginia State Board of Education Policy, the Greenbrier County Board of Education has adjusted the 2015-16 school calendar in order to make up instructional days More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 29th, 2016

New River CTC now offering Workforce Classes in Rainelle

For the first time, New River Community and Technical College will offer workforce classes in Rainelle starting in March. Thanks to a partnership between the City of Rainelle and New River CTC, a variety of community More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 29th, 2016

WVSOM will celebrate ‘mind’ during COM Week

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will focus on the “mind” portion of Mind, Body, Spirit, during the school’s annual Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week. The week’s events, which More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 29th, 2016

New River CTC announces fall semester President’s and Dean’s Lists

New River Community and Technical College has released the President’s List and Dean’s List students for the 2015 fall semester. President L. Marshall Washington announced students who earned the President’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 29th, 2016

Secretary Tennant urges WV high school students to apply to be Inspire Voter Ambassadors

Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant is joining with the nonprofit, nonpartisan group Inspire WV to encourage West Virginia’s high school students to apply to become a student leader during the organization’s More...