The Alumni Association of the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences will host its annual College Awareness Day Saturday, Nov. 9, in Morgantown.
The event is designed to provide information about programs of study and meet the students and faculty of the Davis College for all West Virginia youth in grades 8 through 12. Students will have the opportunity to interact with faculty, students and alumni for an in-depth look at what the Davis College has to offer.
The day begins with an informational program at 9:30 a.m. followed by tours of the Davis Colleges laboratories, classrooms, greenhouse, nursery school and other facilities. Refreshments will be served. Students and adults can also attend the WVU -Boston College football game that afternoon by purchasing a ticket at a discount price.
“This is open to any interested student, 4-H member, parent, teacher or alumnus who is interested in learning more about WVU s oldest college,”said Barbara Pavel-Alvarez, a Davis College graduate and the events organizer.
Instructional programs in the Davis College include agronomy, animal and veterinary sciences, agricultural biochemistry, agricultural and environmental education, agricultural and resource economics, child development and family studies, environmental protection, forestry, horticulture, human nutrition and foods, interior design, landscape architecture, plant and soil sciences, recreation, parks and tourism resources, textiles, apparel and merchandising, wildlife and fisheries resources and wood industries.
To register or for additional information, contact the Davis Colleges Office of the Associate Dean at 304-293-2691 or by email at
email@example.com . Dateline for reservations is Oct. 15.