Alderson Broaddus University

West Virginia Public Broadcasting's latest addition to its network of radio transmitters has a long history of serving North Central West Virginia. Alderson Broaddus University student reporter Lauren McMillen, a sophomore mass communications major from Pittsburgh, tells the story of WQAB, 91.3 FM.


West Virginia Morning
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On Sunday, April 15, Temple Beth El and the Beckley community will gather at WVU Tech to remember those who were killed during the Holocaust. On this West Virginia Morning, Alderson Broaddus journalism student Lora Owston reports the annual event was inspired by the story of the late Max Lewin, who moved Beckley after escaping the horrors of the holocaust himself.

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Educator W. W. Trent died on June 15, 1960, at age 82. Having served as state superintendent of schools for nearly a quarter-century, Trent was known to legions of West Virginia schoolchildren for his scrawled signature on their report cards.

Alderson Broaddus University

The interim president of Elmira College in New York is assuming the same position at Alderson Broaddus University.

The governing board of the university in Philippi announced Wednesday that James "Tim" Barry will assume his new duties Dec. 22 after wrapping up his Elmira assignment. He will serve a minimum of one year.

Richard Shearer
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Alderson Broaddus University says it will hold a service in memory of former President Richard Shearer this weekend.

The "Service of Remembrance" is set for 7 p.m. Saturday in Wilcox Campus on the university's campus in Philippi.

Money, Cash
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A bank official in Philippi says Alderson Broaddus University has defaulted on repayment of bonds totaling more than $36 million.

BCBank president and CEO Jeffrey Goff told The Exponent Telegram that the university failed to make required payments after either the second quarter or the third quarter.

Alderson Broaddus University

Four women at a private West Virginia university say their former assistant basketball coach secretly photographed them nude.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the women have filed separate lawsuits in Barbour County Circuit Court against Alderson Broaddus University in Philippi and Collins Murphy.

West Virginia Wesleyan College
West Virginia Wesleyan College

A second Alderson-Broaddus University student has been charged and expelled in connection with a group fight at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Twenty-year-old Mychael Vantrell Knox of Virginia Beach, Va., is charged with misdemeanor obstruction.
State police say in a criminal complaint that Knox refused to give Buckhannon Police Chief and Lt. Douglas Loudin his cell phone when the officers attempted to serve a search warrant for it last week.

West Virginia Wesleyan College
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Alderson Broaddus University has expelled a student from Virginia following his arrest in connection with a group fight at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Buckhannon police chief Matt Gregory tells media outlets that 19-year-old Steven Smith of Virginia Beach, Va., is charged with malicious wounding.
Gregory says about 20 students were involved in the weekend fight outside a fraternity house near the Wesleyan campus in Buckhannon.

West Virginia Wesleyan College
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon police are investigating a weekend brawl involving about 20 students from West Virginia Wesleyan College and Alderson Broaddus University.
Police chief Matthew Gregory says the incident occurred outside the Kappa Alpha fraternity house early Sunday morning.