Recently I’ve had people ask me why I choose to stay and live and work in West Virginia. Granted, these were Marshall University students in classes I was visiting as a guest speaker, but I’ve been thinking about the answer long since the visits ended...
Over the years, I’ve witnessed seismic shifts in student expectations, workforce demands and economic climates. My team in the Chambers College's Center for Career Development constantly adapts our career programming in response to evolving employer recru
When people ask me why I decided to move from San Francisco to WV, I tell them about the time I rode a double century (200 miles) from White Sulfur Springs to Snowshoe Mountain Resort and back in a day. The bike riding in WV blew my mind; it was amazing.
For these newest West Virginians, access to outdoor recreation opportunities was a driving factor in the decision to move. This is consistent with a recent study by Livability Media that found 45% of survey respondents started a new outdoor hobby during