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The College of Applied Human Sciences invites you to keep in touch with your alma mater.

Alumni News


              Dana Voelker with shoulder length dark brown hair, wearing a necklace, dark jacket and grey blouse.

West Virginia University faculty member awarded international sport research grant

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

A College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences faculty member and a CPASS alumna are members of an international team that received the highly competitive Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Global Award for Sports Research by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Sport and Leader’s Development Institute.

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              The Hayhurst family brothers seated, (from left) Robert, Ronald and Robin wearing gold and white WVU shirts and gold WVU baseball caps.

Full-ride scholarships at College of Applied Human Sciences, Chambers College aim to keep students in state

Monday, June 13, 2022

The Hayhurst family is renewing its commitment to keep West Virginia students in the Mountain State with three gifts to support full-ride scholarships at West Virginia University's John Chambers College of Business and Economics and the new College of Applied Human Sciences.

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              Jihad Dixon in sunglasses and a blue WVU t-shirt stands next to Dr. Gordon Gee in sunglasses, a hat and signature bow tie.

Networking, campus involvement key for alum's success

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Jihad Dixon, a native of Charleston, W.Va., made the most of his time at West Virginia University. The list of accomplishments, roles and clubs are too long to list, but suffice it to say you aren't named one of the Daily Athenaeum's most influential people in 2016 by just sitting in your dorm.

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              Adrian Dowell standing in office, wearing business suit, mulit colored tie and white dress shirt, smiling.

Graduate sport management degree sets cornerstone for career goals

Thursday, May 19, 2022

A dual M.S. in sport management and master’s in business administration degree at the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences has provided a solid foundation for Adrian Dowell's career path. Dowell serves as the vice chancellor and director of athletics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a position he has held since December 2021.

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Ways to Give

Create an Endowment or Scholarship

Endowments can be designated by the donor to impact a specific program or area within CAHS, or remain unrestricted to meet the most critical needs of the college.

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Make a Planned Gift

With your support, CAHS can continue its academic mission. Get started today by exploring the planned giving options available to you.

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Give to the Annual Fund

Annual giving is an important source of private financial support that ensures students receive a quality education. Those resources also enable the college to perform services and outreach.

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Career Connections

Utilize university resources to build connections and grow your professional network.

WVU Connect

Be the mentor your needed. Visit WVU Connect to add you name to the growing list of alumni who are stepping up to expand the Mountaineer network. It’s all about who you know and how you support fellow Gold and Blue graduates. Want to help other WVU graduates get their foot in the door? Find your connections through WVU’s global community.

WVU Connect

Career Services

From acing the interview, to building a resume and developing a job search strategy, WVU Career Services has the tips and resources to meet the needs of WVU students and alumni. Visit the Career Services website to learn how to polish your professional image. Explore Handshake, WVU’s powerful career resource tool, designed to meet the needs of WVU students and alumni.

Career Services

JASPER N. DEAHL AWARD

Jasper N. Deahl (1859-1942) Dean, College of Education 1927-1930

Jasper N. Deahl

Jasper Newton Deahl, born in Barbour County (VA) in 1859. In 1901, he started his career at WVU as professor of pedagogy and for many years was the only full time member of the department.

The Jasper N. Deahl Award is an alumni recognition designed to honor CEHS alumni for demonstrated leadership in their professional career, engagement in their community and/or loyalty to the state of West Virginia or WVU.

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