The First Amendment— the foundation of American democracy as we know it— is under attack. Students at West Virginia University showed a general lack of understanding and knowledge about the First Amendment. Most concerningly, students did not seem to care about their freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition, with most students unable to… Continue Reading →
“We believe that by learning and understanding the problem, we can discuss opinions and solutions in a proactive way. By improving the services offered to the community, everyone in it can benefit. The community is rich with people, and everyone is deserving of a quality life.” Humans Of Morgantown (HoM) The Challenge Morgantown, W. Va…. Continue Reading →
The Challenge Around the United States, there are people who do not experience or have access to the healthcare system in the same ways others do. The COVID-19 pandemic brought light to these health equity challenges experienced by marginalized populations in the United States. Our mission was to help WVU health science students better understand… Continue Reading →
WVU Schools of Public Health and Pharmacy, the HSC Office of Interprofessional Education, and the STEPS Center
The WVU Schools of Public Health and Pharmacy, the HSC Office of Interprofessional Education, and the STEPS Center are working to develop a simulation and facilitator training program that integrates social equity into the student experience. To gain the experience and insight of launching a pilot simulation, they collaborated on facilitating a Community Action Poverty Simulation.
The Free Speech center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit dedicated to building understanding of the five freedoms of the First Amendment through education, information and engagement. The center’s 1 for All initiative deals with First Amendment understanding among students.
The Morgantown Committee on Unsheltered Homelessness, appointed by City Council, works to shift the stigma surrounding the cities unsheltered population. By calling upon community leaders and stakeholders, the goal is to improve city services for all Morgantown residents, sheltered or unsheltered.
West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership
West Virginia Public Education Collaborative
Morgantown Green Team
Association for Education in Journalism and Communication – AEJMC Sports
McDowell County Commission on Aging
Timber Safe Program
Rural Digital Youth Resilience Project – RDYR
Black By God – The West Virginian