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Mr & Ms. Mountaineer 2016

West Virginia University students interested in being named Mr. & Ms. Mountaineer can send in their applications over the next couple of weeks.  The award honors one male and one female student who have a record of academic achievement and extracurricular involvement. The competition requires the undergraduate or graduate applicant graduate by May 2017.

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Contracting Honors Courses

Are you interested in contracting an Honors Course? Well, come on out to one of the three workshops offered by Graduate Assistant, Ben Harrison, to learn the proper steps to contract a course successfully.  The Friday dates will be September 9th at 2:30 pm, September 16th at 4:30 pm, and September 30th at 11 am. Please be sure to read the Contract Course Information on the Honors College website before attending the workshop, and bring your questions with you. All workshops will cover the same information so you only need to attend one of them.  Workshops will be held in the Honors Hall RFL apartment. Contact Ben Harrison at beharrison@mail.wvu.edu with questions.

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Graduation Info for December Graduates!

The Honors Recognition Deadlines: The deadline to apply for Honors Recognition in the December Commencement is October 21, 2016, and students can apply here.

Students who have not applied for Honors recognition by October 21st  will have their Honors Indicator removed, and the Honors Block will disappear from DegreeWorks.

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Student Life Events Week of Aug 29th

Who doesn’t need a hug and a kiss on a Monday? You won’t if you stop by “Hugs and Kisses” at Towers!  No touching necessary, just grab a Hershey’s Kiss and a “Little Hug” juice drink for the road and start the week off right. Then on Tuesday, get your bounce on between classes across from the Mountainlair with a jump in a “Bounce House”- socks only so WASH YOUR FEET!!  On Wednesday, make like Homer Simpson and stuff a Doughnut in your pie hole with a special “Doughnut Stop” out front of the CAC.  One per person, don’t be greedy!  Thursday, it’s hot, take a break from the blazing heat at one of our “Hydration Stations” in front of the Pylons at HSC.  We moved it inside because we didn’t want to drink all the water ourselves.  Last but certainly not least…….IT’S FOOTBALL TIME!!!!!!!!!!!  Stop by the Mountainlair in front of J.A.C.S. for a little “Game Time, Let’s go!!!”  We’ll be handing out face tattoos and Mountaineer Maniacs wrist bands plus grab a special selfie to start the football season off right!

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WVUp All Night Week of Sept 1st

WVUp All Night Offers “Clue Weekend” on September 1-3!

Everyone loves a good mystery.  WVUp All Night wants to feed your need for intrigue.  The Morgantown Escape Room will be coming to campus and offering mini-games this weekend.  Will you be able to free yourself before time runs out? Pre-register to emkiem@mix.wvu.edu in teams of 3 or 4 people in order to ensure your chance to beat the clock this Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am for games in the Mountainlair Food Court.  Prizes will be given to the top three teams.  

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