Online Road Map Podcast
When you think about the various student groups within the University, both formal and informal, our first-generation students may not be a group that typically comes to mind. Listen in as we discuss available resources and how first-gen students can make those important connections with faculty, staff, and other first-gen members of our campus community.
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Online Road Map Podcast
Life decisions aren't easy and we understand that. So when you begin exploring the variety of online programs within our site, we've got your back. Reach out to Kelly or Ian, two of WVU Online's admission coaches, for their expert advice as you begin to navigate individual program requirements and the overall admission process. This...
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If you are currently a first-generation student, or thinking of becoming one, you may be feeling lost and not sure of the decisions you need to make to enter the new world of higher education. Do not worry! You are not alone.
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Animal and Food Sciences student John Boney meets with mentor Joel Newman, President, CEO and corporate treasurer of the American Feed Association at their headquarter offices in Arlintgon, Va.
Are you thinking it would be difficult to change your career or major right now? Think again! It is not only possible, but it is also easier than you expect. It just takes a little planning.
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Contemplating a new career? If so, your search should include not only work that you find rewarding, but also work that will reward you well for the time you spend on the job. Check out these high-paying jobs of the future that could be yours with one of our online degrees.
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Welcome to ORM!

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Enjoy all there is to know about WVU special sessions and online courses. Think of these podcasts as easy Sunday drives with a few Aha moments along the way. It's all right here, your online road map with WVU Online. Let's go!
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The moment you begin your journey to earning a degree online, the new skills you acquire as part of the process can add value to your resume. A recent group of WVU Online graduates say the skills they learned through taking online classes helped them significantly upgrade their careers.
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We sat down to chat with WVU Online Executive Director Julie Thalman. Thalman has a deep knowledge of the online education landscape and shared with us what's changing for online students, in online education, and at WVU specifically.
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What should students know before making the decision to study online? We consulted with a couple of our WVU Online advisors to find out. Knowing what you want to accomplish, connecting with the advisors on the WVU Online team, and making sure you advocate for what you need are just of few of the great...
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The educational landscape is changing. In fact, it’s always changing. However, the impact of COVID-19 made those changes happen more swiftly and more noticeably. In March 2020 all learning at WVU shifted to what our Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) calls “emergency remote teaching.”  What is emergency remote teaching? How does distance education differ from...
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