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April 14, 2015

eTouchSciences   Fifteen years ago, Dr. Marjorie Darrah began working on ways to make it more exciting for students to learn science and math.  By using the technology of haptics to add the sense of touch to math and science lessons, she reasoned that student learning would not only be more productive, but also more […]

October 30, 2014

Conference Addresses Gender Equality in the Workplace

October 18, 2014 By DREW PARKER Staff Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING – Equal opportunities are still a concern for women in the workplace, according to West Virginia University Provost Joyce McConnell. McConnell addressed attendees of the Women & Technology Conference on Friday at Oglebay’s Glessner Auditorium. McConnell addressed misconceptions she feels prevent women […]

May 23, 2014

Save the Date for the 2014 Women & Technology Conference

TechConnect West Virginia will host the 2014 Women & Technology Conference on October 16-17 at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center in Wheeling, WV.  The conference will begin at noon on Thursday, October 16 and conclude at 1:30 pm on Friday, October 17. Watch for more information about this two-day event, which will feature a stellar […]

October 31, 2013

Marshall alumna named 2013 Outstanding Woman in Technology at ‘Spirit of Innovation’ awards

Article from Huntington, October 28, 2013 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Two-time Marshall University graduate Dr. Stephanie A. Skolik was recognized as one of West Virginia’s top innovators last week at the TechConnectWV “Spirit of Innovation” awards banquet.  An ophthalmologist and president and CEO of the Huntington Retina Center, Skolik was honored with the 2013 Outstanding Woman […]

October 23, 2012

NASA Astronaut Encourages Women to Shoot for the Stars

NASA Astronaut Encourages Women to Shoot for the Stars By Sarah Harmon, The Intelligencer/Wheeling News Register More than 100 women from all sectors of the technology field gathered at Oglebay Resort and Conference center Thursday afternoon to be inspired by a woman who has followed her dreams all the way to space. Astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger […]

October 23, 2012

Female Astronaut Wows Women’s Tech Conference

Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger By Glynis Board October 22, 2012 · A female astronaut who recently spent time in the International Space Station landed in Wheeling to discuss the importance of mentoring new business leaders, especially women. In an effort to serve the non-profit’s mission of diversifying the state’s economy and promoting economic prosperity and high-paying jobs, TechConnectWV recently brought […]