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April 18, 2016

Tech Leaders Discuss What’s Next In The State

WV Public Broadcasting April 6, 2016 How to create jobs and grow industry in West Virginia — that was the topic of a forum held Wednesday at the Bridge Valley Community and Technical College’s Advance Technology Center in South Charleston. West Virginia tech industry leaders gathered with representatives from both of the state’s major universities […]

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 […]

October 30, 2014

First Woman to Walk in Space: Don’t Be Afraid of Being Afraid

“West Virginia Morning” WV Public Radio, October 20, 2014 Glynis Board of WV Public Radio reports on the 2014 Women & Technology Conference: First Woman to Walk in Space: Don’t Be Afraid of Being Afraid    

February 4, 2014

West Virginia’s ‘Hockey Stick of Innovation’

Commentary in the State Journal, January 31, 2014 by Anne Barth, Executive Director, TechConnectWV Three years ago, TechConnect West Virginia began a scope of work with support from the State of West Virginia and the U.S. Economic Development Administration to develop West Virginia’s technology clusters, foster entrepreneurship and innovation, and create technology-based companies and jobs. […]

February 4, 2014

10 Trends Shaping West Virginia’s Tech Future

Column in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, January 5, 2014 by Anne Barth, Executive Director of TechConnectWV As we start a new year, it is a good time to reflect on the progress that has been made and where our opportunities may lie in the future.  On behalf of TechConnect West Virginia and all our partners, I […]

October 23, 2013

Innovation Takes Center Stage at Spirit of Innovation Awards Banquet

Morgantown, WV – Some of West Virginia’s top innovators took center stage at the TechConnectWV Spirit of Innovation Awards Banquet last night in Morgantown. Five awards were presented, honoring advances in energy technology, educational software, vote verification technology, ophthalmic patents and a model funding program. “The Spirit of Innovation program is an opportunity to spotlight […]