Wednesday, April 4

The College of Business&Economics
Honors and Awards Ceremony
* Mountainlair / Blue and Gold Ballrooms

  • 7:30 p.m. This annual event recognizes strong academic performance by Business and Economics’students. The ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by the Beta Gamma Sigma Initiation at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Joe Seiaman at (304) 293-4959.

*Friday, April 6

School of Dentistry Research 
RobertC.Byrd Health Sciences Center / Main Auditorium

  • 10:00 a.m. �€12:00 p.m. The research convocation will feature speaker Dr. Philip Weinstein, Professor of the Department of Dental Public Health Sciences and Director of the Behavioral Research Program at the University of Washington. His topic will explore the clinical management of anxiety in the dental setting. Students will be recognized for outstanding contributions in research. Awards to be presented include the Oral Biology Award and the American Association of Dental Research: West Virginia Section Student Research Award. For more information contact Dr. Frank Stevens at (304) 293-5232.

The School of Physical Education
Annual Faculty, Staff, and Student Awards Luncheon
* Lakeview Scanticon Resort and ConferenceCenter

  • 12:00 noon All students receiving scholarships and other student awards will be honored during this event. Parents are welcome to attend.

Students and families are invited to attend the School of Physical Educations annual awards luncheon. All students receiving awards and scholarships will be recognized during this event. For more information, contact Carol Straight at (304) 293-3295�5265.

_ *University Honors Symposium

  • _ Mountainlair/Rhododendron Room

  • 1:00 p.m. In honor of the academic accomplishments of representative students in the University Honors Program, students will present papers from individual academic projects in which they have been engaged during the year. Keith Garbutt, Director of the Honors Program, will serve as moderator. Refreshments will be served following the program.

*College of Business and Economics 
Open House
* Business and Economics Building

  • 1:00 p.m. �€3:30 p.m. Students, parents, and guests are invited to the College of Business and Economics for an open house and tour of the facility.  Tours will begin in the Edna and R. Emmett Lynch Undergraduate Advising Center, located in Room 358 of the Business and Economics Building.  For more information, please contact Cindy Perkins at (304) 293-4959 or .

*School of Dentistry 
Robert C.Byrd Health Sciences Center

  • 1:00 p.m. �€3:00 p.m. Tours of the dental school will begin at the registration area for the dental clinics. This is an opportunity to observe the areas where dental and dental hygiene students learn to treat patients. Clinics where patients are being treated will also be included on the tours.

College of Human Resourcesand Education
Reception and Recognition Programs *
Percival/Allen Hall

  • 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. Reception, Third Floor Lobby

  • 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. Recognition Programs

  • Speech Pathology and Audiology Students, Room 406

  • Teacher Education Students, Rooms 315-316

Families of students and friends of the College of Human Resources and Education are invited to Honor HR&E recipients of 2000-2001 Honors awards by attending these events, which are co-sponsored by the HR&E Alumni Association. For more information contact the Dean’s Office, (304) 293-5703.

* COMER Museum
  • Mineral Resources Building/Atrium

  • 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. The COMER Museum will be open and visitors are invited to tour an exhibit on coal mining. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about old vs. modern mining equipment and techniques, and view photographs of old and new mining operations. For more information, call Royce J. Watts at (304) 293-5695.

*Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism
Open House/Tours
* Martin Hall/Room 101

  • 1:00 �€3:00 p.m. The P.I. Reed School of Journalism will host an open house in the Deans Conference Room for students, parents, and guests. Faculty will conduct tours upon request. Call (304) 293-3505�5400 to make tour reservations.

*Eberly College of Arts and Sciences 
Open House
* Woodburn Hall Main Entrance

  • 1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences invites alumni, students, parents, and guests to an open house event in Woodburn Hall. Dean M. Duane Nellis and other faculty members will lead groups through the refurbished main floor and up to the clock tower. For more information, contact Mark Dalessandro at 304-293-4611 or at .

*College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Consumer Sciences

Honors Convocation and Recognition Ceremony
Evansdale Residential Complex / Blue and Gold Rooms

  • 2:00 p.m. Students being honored are those who were placed on the President’s and/or Dean’s Lists for the Spring and/or Fall semesters for earning a 3.5 to 4.0 grade point average on 12 or more credit hours. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

School of Nursing 
Awards and HonorsCelebration  
Robert C. Byrd HealthSciences Center / Hostler Auditorium

  • 3:00 p.m. �€5:00 p.m. The School of Nursing will recognize student scholarship and award recipients following the Lorita D. Jenab Lectureship presentation, �€?A Celebration of Scholarship,�€? by guest speaker Dr. Susan Albrecht.  Students, family members, faculty and staff are invited to attend the program and the reception that will follow in the School of Nursing Administration wing.  For more information please contact Suzanne W. Gross at (304) 293-1765 or .

_ *Honorary Recognition Ceremony

  • _ Woodburn Circle (inclement weather �€Mountainlair Ballrooms)

  • 3:30 p.m. �€4:30 p.m. This ceremony will feature the recognition of new initiates into campus-wide honoraries, including Helvetia, Chimes, and Mortar Board. The public is invited to attend. No reservations are required. A reception will follow the ceremony.`

*Collegeof Law 
Celebration of Honors and Achievements
College of Law Atrium

  • 3:30 p.m. �€5:00 p.m. The College of Law will hold a reception to honor the student members of the Law Review, Moot Court Board, the Lugar Trial Association, and the Student Bar Association. First, second, and third year students will receive Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Excellence for the Future Awards for the highest grade in law school classes. The College will also recognize the recipients of the faculty award for Most Significant Scholarship, and the College of Law Staff Member of the Year award, as well as those whom the students have selected as the outstanding faculty members. Faculty, staff, students, and family members are welcome. Refreshments will be served in the Atrium.

*School of Pharmacy 
Student Awards Ceremony  
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center/Main

  • 4:00 �€6:00 p.m. The School of Pharmacy will hold its annual Student Awards Ceremony for student scholarship and award recipients and their families. A reception will follow the ceremony.


School of Dentistry 
Student Awards Ceremony and Banquet
* The Historic ClarionHotelMorgan, Downtown Morgantown

  • 6:30 p.m. �€9:30 p.m. The School of Dentistry will hold its annual Senior Students Awards Ceremony for student scholarship and award recipients and their families. The awards include those from the AmericanCollege of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and others from numerous professional organizations in the United States. A banquet for the honored guests and their families will precede the awards ceremony. For more information call Dr. Frank Stevens at (304) 293-5232.


_ *Weekend of Honors Convocation

  • _ Mountainlair Ballrooms

  • 7:00 p.m. Outstanding achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni will be recognized. David C. Hardesty, Jr., President of West Virginia University, will preside. No reservations are required. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Kathy Kerzak at (304) 293-8024.


_ *World Music Concert  

  • _ Creative Arts Center/Concert Theatre

  • 7:30 p.m. 

  • WVU Students $10

  • WVU Faculty and Staff $12

  • General Public $15

  • Senior Citizens $12

  • Children 12 and under $8

This concert tells the story of music and dance in the United States, beginning with the music of Native Americans. The progression continues with traditions introduced by European colonizers and Africans brought here as slaves. This musical heritage was developed and enhanced in the 19th and 20th centuries to produce the music we hear today. The evening’s performance will be directed by Dr. Paschal Younge. Call (304) 293-SHOW for ticket information.

*Saturday, April 7

College of Human Resourcesand Education
Class of 2002 Teacher Education Honor Brunch *
Percival Hall, Third Floor Lobby

  • 10:00 a.m.12:00 noon Students completing the fourth year of the five-year Teacher Education Program and their families will be honored by the College of Human Resources and Education with a brunch. For more information, call the Dean’s Office, (304) 293-5703.

*EberlyCollege of Arts and Sciences
Awards and Honors Recognition Ceremony and Mountaineer Brunch
* Mountainlair Ballrooms

  • 10:30 a.m. The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences annually recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of alumni, students, faculty, and staff at this very special ceremony. Following the program, all in attendance are invited to join Eberly College Dean M. Duane Nellis for the annual Mountaineer Brunch. For more information, please contact Mark Dalessandro at (304) 293-4611.


*School of Pharmacy 
Bowl of Hygeia Ceremony
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Main Auditorium

  • 1:00 p.m. The School of Pharmacy will hold its annual Bowl of Hygeia Ceremony during which all 3rd year Pharmacy Students will receive a Bowl of Hygeia pin symbolizing their transition into the clinical experiential  training portion of their 4th year of the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum.


*Center for Women’s Studies 
Honors and Awards Ceremony
* Mountainlair/Rhododendron Room

  • 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. The Center for Women’s Studies of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, invites students, parents and friends to the 2000 Honors and Awards Program and Ceremony. Graduates will be honored and certificates, scholarships and awards will be presented during the ceremony. A reception will follow.

*Sunday, April 8

Division of Family and Consumer Sciences
�€?Celebrating Success�€?
* Clarion Hotel Morgan

  • 1:00 p.m. �€  3:30 p.m. �€?Celebrating Success: An Event Honoring Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Friends.�€? Students, families, and guests are invited to attend the annual awards luncheon during which the following outstanding achievements will be recognized: outstanding seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen; outstanding faculty in teaching, research, and service; and students who will receive Division and College scholarships. For reservation information please call Joy Patterson at (304) 293-3402�1760.


*College of Engineering and Mineral Resources  

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering  
NRCCE Assembly Room 101A,B

  • 2:00 p.m. �€4:00 p.m. The West Virginia University Chapter of Sigma Gamma Tau, National Honor Society for Aerospace Engineering Majors, will host its member induction banquet. An induction ceremony and a guest speaker will follow dinner. For more information call Dr. Tim Norman at 293-3111�2326.