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Our staff is ready to help you with any aspect pertaining to your academic career. Through developmental and appreciative advising approaches, the members of the Office of Student Success can guide you on the right path toward completing your CAHS degree. As a part of the larger Mountaineer family, we look forward to integrating all students into our CAHS family.

Set Yourself Up for Success

CAHS offers a number of opportunities to gain valuable job experience.

Mountaineer GOAL

Gain experience with WVU Athletics through the Mountaineer GOAL Program.

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Jumpstart your career and gain valuable real-world experience with an internship opportunity.

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Become a Teacher

Find everything you need to know to get you in front of your own classroom.

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You at WVU

Mountaineers, make sure you're taking care of yourself! YOU at WVU is available online, 24/7 to provide tips and resources on everything from stress and finances, to academics and social connection. 

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Commencement 2024

Your one-stop resource that covers all aspects of graduation, including requirements, ceremony details, RSVP, and diploma information.

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Student News

              Graduating students observe commencement, one students hat says

Celebrating Success: 2024 CAHS Graduate Profiles

Thursday, May 09, 2024

The College of Applied Human Sciences will celebrate Commencement on Sunday, May 12, at 9 a.m. at the WVU Coliseum. Here is a look at several graduates from the College who will be earning their degree this weekend.

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              Paige Zalman holds two oversized checks.

Zalman wins 3MT hours after successful dissertation defense

Monday, April 15, 2024

When Paige Zalman went to sleep on the night of Tuesday, April 2, she was still a PhD candidate. By the time she went to sleep on Wednesday, April 3, not only was she now Dr. Paige Zalman after successfully defending her thesis, but she was also the winner of WVU’s 3-Minute Thesis competition, capping a day she likely won’t forget anytime soon.

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              Makayla Riley headshot.

Internships help Riley get started in sport industry

Monday, March 04, 2024

Sports were an integral part of Makayla Riley’s life growing up in Landover, Md. Her father coached the youth football and basketball teams, and for her part, Riley participated in gymnastics and dance growing up. She also was the team manager for both the football and boy’s lacrosse teams.

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              Tyler Derkotch poses with his family in front of a WVU

Derkotch's desire to work with kids strengthens with experience

Thursday, February 22, 2024

After working summer camps with kids, Tyler Derkotch knew it was what he wanted to do for a living. At WVU, he found that the physical education and kinesiology program offered the kinds of hands-on learning he enjoyed in a field he was passionate about. Working at a daycare in Morgantown has only strengthened his conviction to work with children as a physical education teacher. 

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