Marshall Moments

Helping Marshall Cyber reach new heights
Marshall Cyber Professor Josh Brunty has led his students to a national championship and several top 10 finishes. Now, as the head coach of the US Cyber Team, he’ll be preparing the best for global competitions and can’t wait to showcase all that Marshall Cyber has to offer.
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Two shades of green
Holly Edwards, a student in Marshall’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, always knew that she wanted to be a doctor and knew she wanted to serve her country. With the U.S. Army’s Health Professions Scholarship Program, she gets to do both.
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Marshall for All a ‘lifesaver’ for incoming member of the Herd
For Skyla Hilliard, the Marshall for All program is exactly what she never knew she needed. Marshall for All aims to help students to combine scholarships, grants, work opportunities and family contributions to earn their bachelor’s degrees without student loans.
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Long-time Marshall Director of Theatre Facilities stages his last commencement
If you’ve ever attended a Marshall University event, be it a dinner, commencement, a theater production or the annual fountain ceremony, chances are you’ve seen the design work of Jamez Morris-Smith.
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Nike CEO to deliver keynote at Spring Commencement
Nike President and Chief Executive John Donahoe will deliver the keynote address at Saturday, April 29th’s 2023 Spring Commencement. The long-time titan of business says the key to success is to be curious, be grateful and to invest in yourself.
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Graduating from Marshall at 19
Taya Horob will be putting on her cap and gown with thousands of other Marshall University seniors on Saturday, April 29. What makes this soon-to-be graduate unique: She’s just 19 years old. At this rate, she’ll be earning her master’s degree by the time most of the students from her high school graduating class earn their bachelor’s degree.
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Paying it forward with a selfless gift for learning
They don’t know each other, but they share a common bond. Loved ones of those who have passed on, gathering with educators and students. For some, the selfless gift means closure. For others—a new beginning.
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Frederick Bartolovic and his ceramics students are changing lives through art
Frederick Bartolovic and his ceramics students use pottery to transform lives through their annual Huntington Empty Bowls event. Together, they’ve helped to provide close to 1.5 million meals to the community through the Facing Hunger Foodbank.
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Showing what West Virginians can do
Marshall junior George Urling has returned from Japan, where he competed with Marshall’s Thundering Word Speech and Debate Team, earning second in Visual Communication. Getting up there and making a solid argument – it’s what he loves to do.
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Match Day: A defining moment for every future physician
Dr. Kaitlan Harvey remembers well the feeling that Match Day brings and that moment when, as an aspiring physician, you find out the path where your dreams will be taking you.
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Kendra Williams finds her home in the School of Theatre and Dance
A theatre student shares her journey of feeling lost and unsure of her future to finding fulfillment through experiences and opportunities at Marshall.
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Sean Hornbuckle comes full circle from position in student government
West Virginia Delegate Sean Hornbuckle is experiencing his own, full-circle Marshall Moment—the groundwork laid years before in student government, 现在意识到作为明矾.
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