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Jade with actors

residency with a 
rising voice

Award-winning director leads WVU students for "Topdog/Underdog."

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WVU music faculty nominated for Grammy

An album recorded and produced by West Virginia University faculty has received a nomination for a 2018 Grammy Award in the Best Classical Compendium category. 

WVU Wind Symphony to play Carnegie Hall

The West Virginia University Wind Symphony will make their Carnegie Hall debut as part of the 2018 New York Wind Band Festival March 3-7.

Dance scholarship brings legacy full circle

Virginia Chittum taught thousands of children the value of education, discipline and an active lifestyle through her love of dance. One of those children – Debbie West – is now an adult continuing Chittum’s legacy and teachings through a scholarship fund at West Virginia University. 

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Gloria and Leon Plevin

Gift adds dimension to campus

A strong connection to West Virginia University and the arts made supporting the construction of the Art Museum of WVU an easy decision for the Plevin family.

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Mavis Grant and George Lilley

Funding formative experiences

Most weekday mornings, you can find children at the Art Museum of West Virginia University. They are from elementary, middle and high schools near and far. For many, these trips to the museum are their first time experiencing professional art. The couple in 2015 established the Grant and Lilley Educational Fund to support the educational outreach mission of the museum.

Read more about Mavis Grant & George Lilley