Phil Comer, retired director of West Virginia University’s Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, was presented with a Shining Star Award Tuesday (June 27) at the Evansdale Residential Complex. WVU first lady Susan Hardesty made the surprise announcement after Comer gave his final New Student Orientation talk to families. Comer has been a fixture at WVU orientation sessions for more than 40 years.”His star is going to shine in many WVU homes for a long time,”Mrs. Hardesty said.

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