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Census Bureau to hold workshop at WVU

The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a half-day workshop at West Virginia University' College of Business and Economics on June 9 to explore 2010 Census information and to demonstrate how businesses and others can access census information.

The event will take place in room 141-B College of Business and Economics, on WVU's Downtown Campus from 1-4:30 p.m.

Robbins' gift to WVU will create Center for Global Business

West Virginia University alumnus Stuart M. Robbins, a retired financial industry executive, believes his alma mater is poised to make a great leap forward and he and his wife Joyce want to help pave the way.

That’s why Robbins, a native of Parkersburg who went on to a successful Wall Street career with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and his wife are donating $3 million to be shared between two of WVU’s colleges.

B&E grad proposes on commencement stage

Lucky graduates have offers and options to consider, possibilities and maybe even commitments that give shape or direction to their first steps into the so called "real world."

Melissa Collazo may have received the best offer of any West Virginia University graduate this weekend.

Tattersall delivers Spring 2011 Commencement address

The man who made the largest single donation ever to the WVU College of Business and Economics (B&E) has given another valuable gift — himself.

Fred T. Tattersall, a renowned investment expert and prominent Richmond, Virginia, businessman who presented a gift of $3 million to the WVU business school in November, spoke to nearly 400 graduates at B&E Spring Commencement exercises on May 14 at the WVU Coliseum.

WVU demographer: state population trends present challenge

West Virginia’s population is growing, but growing older, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

New figures show a 2.5 percent increase in West Virginia’s population between 2000 and 2010 with growth in the state’s elderly population (65 years and older) inversely proportional to a decline the number of its younger citizens.