Hometown: Wheeling, WV Major: elementary education Big Accomplishment: published a children's book, Shelly on the Seashore Internship: AmeriCorps Energy Express mentor WVU Groups: Campus Light, Newman Club, Wishmakers on Campus
Hometown: South Charleston, WV Major: marketing Minor: philosophy WVU Groups: Student Government Association, National Society of Black Engineers, Minority Student Leader Coalition, Mountaineer Maniacs Internships: Kanawha County Commision
"I wanted to attend WVU because of the marketing program and also due to the strong alumni base. I made the right decision coming here. This school fits me perfectly. My plan is to get my Ph.D. in Marketing and then one day work at Nike."
Hometown: Charleston, WV Major: mechanical engineering and Russian studies Big Accomplishment: First known student in WVU history to be awarded three different prestigious scholarships - Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, David L. Boren Scholarship, and Critical Language Scholarship Study Abroad: China, Russia, Bahrain Internship: Aramco Services Co. in Houston, TX WVU Groups: Engineers Without Border, Student Government Association
Hometown: Charleston, WV Major: biochemistry and philosophy Big Accomplishments: WVU Foundation Scholarship, which provides full tuition and fees, plus room and board and books for four years. WVU Groups: "Pride of West Virginia" Mountaineer Marching Band
"I believe a cure for Alzheimer's can be taken through a chemical approach. That's why I'm studying biochemistry at WVU."
Hometown: Elkton, MD Major: Advertising WVU Groups: founding member of Martin-Hall Agency, WVU's student-led integrated marketing communications agency; Solar Decathlon Project; Student Government Association
Study Abroad: China Internship: Major League Baseball Advanced Media; Bawell Health, an alternative medicine supplier in China
Hometown: Ewing, NJ Majors: painting and art education Career Goal: art educator, and eventually pursue a master's degree in art therapy Favorite Place on Campus: Woodburn Circle WVU Groups: National Art Education Association West Virginia Chapter, Kappa Pi Art Fraternity Best Thing About WVU: "Even though there are thousands of students here, you still feel like you a part of a family with the huge love and pride everyone has for their school."
"I chose to transfer to WVU because it had the degree I was looking for. WVU offers a five-year program where you concentrate on your development in a studio field as well as in art education."
Hometown: Shepherdstown, WV Majors: political science and multidisciplinary studies (leadership studies, communication studies, and history) Favorite Place on Campus: Mountainlair Student Union WVU Groups: Student Government Association, Honors College Tutors, Young Democrats, Student Conduct Board, Honors Student Association, Residence Hall Association, and Chimes junior honor society
"The supportive, caring, and welcoming environment on campus definitely solidified my decision to attend WVU. The students, faculty, and staff do an outstanding job of fostering this environment, which makes every person feel at home and at ease here."
Hometown: Hanover, PA Major: political science Big Accomplishments: one of 15 U.S. student leaders chosen for the Summer 2012 Kremlin Fellows Program in Moscow, Russia WVU Groups: president of the Student Government Association Political Science Student Government Association