Brad Smith

Marshall, WVU hope to encourage graduates to stay in state with new perks program

BY: - August 30, 2023

A new program, backed by the state’s two largest universities, looks to retain college graduates in West Virginia through a number of incentives aimed at their generation, including access to free co-working spaces for remote work. The program will also promote use of the state’s outdoor recreation.  The plan, dubbed First Ascent, was rolled out […]

Ceremony held for bill allocating $45 million to Marshall cyber security program

BY: - August 22, 2023

More than a week after signing the bill into law on Aug. 14, Gov. Jim Justice held a bill signing ceremony for House Bill 117 — which allocates $45 million to Marshall University for the creation of a new cyber security program — on Tuesday. Demolition for the project began over two weeks ago, on […]