February 24, 2014

Talon Featured

The Talon gained national attention with a spot in Nonprofit Communications Report. Thank you to everyone for making the new site a success!


UC1112_082UC’s interior design seniors were featured in the Daily Mail last week. The article previews their senior project, in which they will be working with CURA and East End Main Street to create proposals for a vacant building on Washington Street. Read the article here: http://tinyurl.com/nfvadqm



Doctors Sun and Serafin were featured in an article on Central Science, which addressed how local chemists were reacting to the recent chemical spill in the Charleston area. Read the article here: http://tinyurl.com/kxvwfhp


career development

If you missed last week’s career development seminars, you can view all of them on UC’s YouTube page: http://tinyurl.com/qyccrp5



Intramural Basketball sign up begins today and ends Friday, March 7th. Games are on Mondays and Wednesdays and start March 17th. Minimum of five and maximum of eight players to a team. Need a team? Free agent sign up is in GSU 309. Please email Grant Brinson (grantbrinson@ucwv.edu) with your team’s name, roster, color, and captain.



Write a letter to a Syrian Refugee on Wednesday, February 26th from noon – 2 p.m. in the GSU Lobby. Cookies and support bracelets will be available. Your caring message will support the Humanitarian Relief Club and help give hope to a Syrian Refugee.



Do you want to go Skiing, Snowboarding, or Snow Tubing? UC is taking a trip to Winterplace Ski Resort on Friday, February 28th from 5-10:00 p.m. The following options are available for sign up:

Snow Tubing: $10
Lift Ticket ONLY (If you have your own equipment): $10
Lift Ticket w/ Ski Rental: $30
Lift Ticket w/ Snowboard Rental: $40

You must sign up no later than Wednesday, February 26th by 5:00 p.m. Students MUST have their own transportation to and from the resort. Please see Meghan Sparrow in the Office of Student Life to sign up.



UC staff, please take the time to view the updated Food Rules for catering.



UC Golden Eagles killed it over the weekend!

The men’s and women’s basketball teams both triumphed over Notre Dame College on Saturday. Women’s senior Tianni Kelly and men’s seniors Hayden Annett, Baptiste Boucharel, Denzel Douglas, Xavier Humphrey, and Fred Simpson were honored for senior night.

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Softball picked up two wins in the Sailfish Showdown, and baseball swept Ohio Valley last weekend.

rp_primary_IMG_0677 rp_primary_IMG_0331Women’s tennis crushed Bluefield State, and men’s tennis swept Centre College over the weekend.


This Week in Sports:

  • Women’s and men’s basketball play Concord at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at home on Wednesday, then travel to rival West Virginia State at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Softball plays Salem International at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
  • Men’s tennis takes on Shepherd at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Women’s tennis battles Centre College at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Baseball is up against West Liberty at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.




This Talon was prepared by UC senior Megan Bauman. Megan is a communications major interning in the UC Communications Office, and a member of the women’s soccer team.

Please print and post if there are people in your department who do not have access to email. Have news you’d like to share? Email scottcastleman@ucwv.edu


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