• Jim Datin named 2022 Homecoming grand marshal
    Marshall University and the Marshall University Alumni Association are excited to announce that alumnus Jim Datin will serve as grand marshal for Marshall’s 2022 Homecoming activities the week of Oct. 24-29. Datin recently retired as president and chief executive officer of BioAgilytix, a leading global bioanalytical contract research organization. During his time there, the company […]
  • Marshall Rises campaign raises $176 million in support of Marshall University
    The Marshall University Foundation today announced that Marshall Rises, the largest and most ambitious fundraising campaign in Marshall University history, has raised more than $176 million in support of the university. More than 50,000 gifts were recorded during the campaign spread across 1,300 different designations at the university, ensuring that a wide range of programs […]
  • James named executive director of alumni relations at Marshall University
    Marshall University Foundation, Inc. CEO Dr. Ron Area today announced that Matt James has been named the new executive director of alumni relations at Marshall University. James was previously the assistant dean of intercultural and student affairs at the university. “Matt is an exceptional leader who has dedicated his professional career to helping advance the […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Susan Popp, Kim Wellman & Sydney Wellman
    Lasting Legacy: Scholarship Secures Three Generations at Marshall University College is a momentous occasion for every student. It is often the beginning of the rest of their lives. What unfolds between the stately buildings, late night study sessions, and lifelong friendships that shape their futures, can many times spur inspiration for the generations that follow. […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Patricia Sazy & Denise Vickers
    All Lights Lead to Marshall Lighthouses are often viewed as beacons of hope in the darkness. They provide a sense of safety to those who land on their shores. They provide a path leading you home. For Patricia Bodo Sazy and Martha Denise Vickers it was a book about lighthouses that united the two native […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Jonas
    Snakes and Spiders and Lizards, Oh My We all have things we are passionate about in life. Passion for sports. Passion for art. Passion for music. And, of course, a deep, unwavering passion for snakes, spiders and other things that creep and crawl along the forest floors. While that last list might be a bit […]
  • Zander Wagner- One of Herd Ep. 010
    Join the MUAA staff as we chat with Marshall Alumnus Zander Wagner. Zander is a young alum and has opened two small businesses in the past two years. Zander Wagner- One of the Herd Ep. 010 Transcript Links to Marshall news discussed: Marshall congratulates International Yeager Airport on US Customs expansion: https://www.marshall.edu/news/2022/04/19/marshall-congratulates-international-yeager-airport-on-us-customs-expansion/ Spring game on […]
  • Dr. Razan Khan- One of Herd Ep. 009
    Join the MUAA staff as we chat with Marshall Alumnus Razan Khan. He’s a Marshall University School of Pharmacy graduate using his degree in a unique way. Dr. Razan Khan- One of the Herd Ep. 009 Transcript Links to Marshall news discussed: Provost search, down to 5 candidates, expect to have one named by start […]
  • Housing Stories
    Have fond memories of living in the residence halls on campus? Those who stayed in Buskirk, Towers, Hodges or others- we want to hear from you! Share your story below and we will share on social media!
  • Alumni Association announces Chapter of the Year, Emerging Chapter of the Year
    Southern Coalfields, Eastern Panhandle Alumni Chapters Take Home 2022 Awards The Marshall University Alumni Association has announced the recipients of two of its top awards ahead of the 83rd Alumni Awards Banquet on April 9. The Marshall University Southern Coalfields Alumni and Big Green Chapter, located in Beckley, West Virginia, has been named MUAA’s 2022 […]
  • Brandi Wallace- One of the Herd Ep. 008
    Join the MUAA staff as we chat with Marshall Alumna Brandi Wallace. She’s had an extensive career in the hospitality industry and is making a big difference with One By One Animal Advocates. Brandi Wallace- One of the Herd Ep. 008 Transcript One By One Animal Advocates Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Shelter Links to Marshall […]
  • 83rd Alumni Awards Banquet
    Marshall University Alumni Association to honor Brad and Alys Smith, others at 83rd Alumni Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 9 Marshall University and the Marshall University Alumni Association (MUAA) are set to host the 83rd annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 6 p.m. with a reception followed by dinner and awards […]
  • Get to know…
    Reeves Kirtner is a 2004 graduate of Marshall University, earning his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. Originally from Culloden, West Virginia, Reeves now calls Huntington home where he serves as the Vice President of Kindred Communications. He has been with Kindred Communications since 2006, serving in his current role since 2014. An avid Marshall supporter, […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Emma Chapman
    Escaping the clutches of ‘The Mighty Kiwi’ Imagine, if you will, a race. On one end of this race stands an ordinary, everyday man or woman trying to complete a 1-mile obstacle course through downtown Los Angeles in front of a national television audience. At the other end of this race, is $1 million. Of […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Emily (Burch) Harris
    Fact and Fiction: An Alumna’s Story Breaking news. Epic fantasy. While these genres seemingly have nothing in common, for Marshall University graduate Emily (Burch ) Harris, they are two published volumes in her professional bibliography. Harris has worked in journalism for more than 25 years and is currently a lecturer and the program adviser for […]
    MUAA Board of Directors Member Barbara White Beckley native Barbara White is a 1985 graduate of Marshall University, earning a bachelor’s degree in zoology with minors in chemistry and psychology. Barbara, who now resides in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, is in her fifth year on the MUAA Board of Directors. She is the Operations Manager in […]
  • #MarshallULoveStory
    Did you meet the love of your life at Marshall? Spend sweet memories at Marshall with your sweetie? We’d love if you’d share your story with us!
  • Philadelphia
    PROUD TO BE part of the Herd! How great it is to be a Son or Daughter of Marshall! Did you know that by graduating from Marshall University, you are automatically considered a “member” of the Marshall University Alumni Association and our local alumni chapter? There are many alumni and friends living in the area and […]
  • Marshall Day at the Capitol
    Marshall returns to Charleston with MU Day at the Capitol on Feb. 8 Marshall University faculty, staff and students are once again preparing to make their voices heard on the biggest stage in the state when the university travels to Charleston to celebrate Marshall Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at the West […]
  • Resolve to Make a Difference with the American Red Cross!
    The American Red Cross Central Appalachia Region serves 77 counties in Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. Last year locally, the Red Cross responded to over 1,100 home fires; assisted nearly 2,100 military members, veterans and their families; helped make more than 1,000 homes safer by installing over 1,300 free smoke alarms; and collected […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Jerry Frame
    From Imagination to Realization: Bringing the Magic of Walt Disney World to Life Each year, millions of people visit Walt Disney World. Wide-eyed children and their families move through its parks; their hearts filled with wonder and excitement. Smiles stretch ear-to-ear as their beloved Disney characters are magically transformed from reel life to real life, […]
  • Brian Casto- One of the Herd Ep. 007
    Join the MUAA staff as we chat with Marshall Alumnus & West Virginia Teacher of the Year 2022 Brian Casto. Brian is a first generation college student and dedicated WV Studies teacher in Cabell County. Brian Casto- One of the Herd Ep. 007 Transcript West Virginia History in Two Minutes or Less Links to Marshall […]
  • Legacy Stories
    What’s your legacy college student story? Has being a legacy college student impacted the trajectory of your career? We want to hear from you! Share your story below and we will share on social media!
  • First-Gen Stories
    Greetings, Marshall Alumni!  Like so many of you, I am very proud to have been the first in my family to earn a college degree. Marshall University is rich with first-generation students on our campus today along with thousands of first-generation alumni living and working in many parts of the world. Now, it is time for […]
  • Marshall University Day at the Capitol Registration
  • Alumni Spotlight: T.C. Clemons
    If you’ve been around the Cabell County School System for any amount of time, you probably know Mrs. T.C. Her joy is contagious and her passion for caring for young people is unmatched.  Mrs. T.C., or T.C. Clemons, has spent the last 43 years teaching and the last 27 years growing and shaping young minds […]
  • Program Spotlight: Marshall University Forensic Science
    How television crime dramas and a visionary leader helped shape one of the nation’s top forensic science programs The year was 2000. Piggybacking off the success of popular crime dramas of the time including such hits as “Law and Order,” CBS Television launched a revolutionary new show titled “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” detailing a team […]
  • Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter donates tickets in honor of those lost in 1970 plane crash
    The Marshall University Alumni & Big Green Chapter of the Mid-Ohio Valley, based out of Parkersburg, West Virginia, is always on a mission to make a difference. From raising scholarship funds for local students to supporting the athletic department, their wide-reaching impact just got larger. This week the chapter purchased 75 tickets to the Marshall-UAB […]
  • Beth Gordon & Cristy Skolfield- One of the Herd Ep. 006
    Join the MUAA staff as we chat with Marshall Alumna Beth Gordon and her bestie Cristy Skolfield, the hosts of true crime podcast Crimes & Closets. Beth Gordon & Cristy Skolfield- One of the Herd Ep. 006 Transcript Crimes & Closets Website: https://crimesandclosets.com/ Links to Marshall news discussed: Fountain Ceremony Upcoming Home football game against […]
  • First-Gen Stories
    What’s your first-generation college student story? How has being the first in your family to attend college impacted the trajectory of your career? We want to hear from you! Share your story below and we will share on social media!
  • Alumni Spotlight: Lucianne Kautz-Call
    A Sentimental Journey Like any institution of higher learning, Marshall University means a lot of things to a lot of different people. To some, Marshall is simply a school. A place to take classes, earn a degree, and enter the workforce. For others, Marshall represents the dream of bigger things to come. It is a […]
  • Alumni Spotlight: Woodlands Retirement Community
    A Little Slice of Herd Heaven It is a community unlike any other and a location that looks like something straight out of an award-winning piece of artwork. The hills. The valleys. The ponds. The castle-like architecture. The perfectly manicured flowers and trees. The peace and tranquility. It is a place that individuals have chosen […]
  • Missy Morrison- One of the Herd Ep. 005
    Join the MUAA staff as we chat with Marshall Alumna Missy Morrison, Director of Development and Community Engagement at Harmony House in Huntington. Missy has a special challenge for alumni to collect coats, hats and gloves for homeless shelters before the winter season. Missy Morrison- One of the Herd Ep. 005 Transcript Links to Marshall […]
  • Homecoming returns to campus Oct. 4-9
    MARSHALL DECLARES HOMECOMING IS ‘BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER,’ CELEBRATION SET FOR OCTOBER 9 Marshall University is proudly declaring that Homecoming is Back and Better Than Ever as the university prepares to welcome thousands of alumni, family and friends back to campus for its annual Homecoming celebration. This year’s activities are slated to begin on […]
  • Homecoming Virtual Bingo Monday, October 4 at 8 pm.
  • Homecoming Virtual Bingo Monday, October 4 at 6 p.m.
  • Homecoming 2021 Virtual Jeopardy
  • Alumni Spotlight: Edwin Jones
    All the small things A single speck of glitter. A grain of sand. A fleck of gunpowder. Items hardly noticeable to the naked eye, let alone consequential to the average person. They are items so insignificant that most of us pass right by them every day without so much as a thought to their existence. […]
  • Paint Social Media Green for Homecoming 2021!
    Marshall invites you to “Paint Social Media Green” with unique Facebook profile frames, profile pictures of you and your family in Marshall gear and share your photos with us! Share photos of your favorite pet, your family, or your home or office showing that Marshall pride and your photo may be included in an upcoming […]
  • Marshall Alumni & Family Tailgate 2021 Registration
    Marshall Alumni & Family Tailgate We can’t wait to see you at this year’s Marshall University Alumni & Family Tailgate! All are invited to participate in this event located in a brand new location. This year’s Marshall Alumni & Family Tailgate will take place in the Joan C. Edwards Stadium East Lot (beside the Chris […]