Academy Hall is one of many academic buildings across campus. Here, you’ll find general purpose classrooms including two lecture rooms featuring Smart Technology as well as computer laboratories, the journalism media center, the engineering lab, the information technology department, and faculty offices.
Fig. 7 - Church McKee Arts Center
The Church-McKee Arts Center serves as the College’s and the community’s cultural
events center with an auditorium that seats nearly 1,000 guests. Events include
commencement ceremonies, musical productions, orchestra and band concerts,
music, drama, dance, and visual arts programs. Classrooms and faculty offices
are located in the wing of the building. Outdoor receptions and concerts are
often held on the Church-McKee plaza.
Fig. 14 & 18 - Athletic Complex I
The Athletic Complex includes:
The Softball Field, home to the women Catamounts, offering one of the finest
facilities in the region with a permanent outfield fence, hitting tunnels,
scoreboard and bleachers.
Stayman Field is home to the men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse programs. A $1 million renovation included the installation of artificial turf, lights and improved locker rooms. The field is also used for intramurals, soccer youth camps, and Mineral County Senior Olympics.
The Outdoor Basketball Court is lit and serves as a venue for nightly pick-up games.
Fig. 19 A. - J. Edward Kelley Complex - Recreation Center
The College’s recreation center is located in the J. Edward Kelley Complex.
The gymnasium allows students to play basketball, volleyball, soccer, or walk or run laps on the track around the court area. Intramural activities include basketball, soccer, volleyball, and flag football.
The weight and cardiovascular rooms have more than 30 pieces of equipment. A workout studio is where yoga, Pilates, and aerobic exercise sessions are held.
The center also loans out mountain bikes and kayaks when students present their IDs so they can take advantage of all the natural beauty and outdoor recreation options surrounding our campus.
Fig. 19 B. - WVU School of Nursing BSN Program
Our state-of-the-art nursing labs support our WVU Bachelor of Science Nursing
Program. There are eight bed units, each set up to mimic the inpatient environment,
with functioning oxygen, air, suction, patient monitor, bedside computer, and
barcode scanner. We have manikins on which students practice nursing
care and decision-making skills including a simulation baby to help students
learn adaptations of care for an infant. A microphone-camera system is located
at each bed unit, which enables us to audio and video record students’ performance
to be used in the debriefing process of simulation. The facility includes a
lecture room and faculty and staff offices.
Fig. 24, 29, & 30 - Athletic Complex II
The Indoor Riding Arena totals 27,500 square feet and is used for equine classes
and to host equine and livestock competitions. It is home to the College’s
herd of quarter horses. Students can also board their own horses for a fee.
Golden Park is home to the men’s baseball team. The venue offers a top-notch playing surface, hitting tunnels and one of the best views in college baseball. A player clubhouse and concession stand were recently completed.
The Mary F. Shipper Library is a welcoming place where you can meet up with friends, complete assignments, research information, work at a computer, or just hang out.
There are study spaces and areas where you can collaboratively work in groups or study by yourself. You can borrow a laptop computer or work at one of the desktop computers throughout the building.
Library staff can show you where to find resources that are instantly available or how to use electronic resources anywhere there’s an Internet connection.
The Library's talented team is ready to assist you with your information needs.
Fig. 23, B. - Academic Success Center
The mission of the Academic Success Center is to help students define, clarify
and achieve their academic goals.
The Center is free to all students seeking extra academic help. Professional and peer tutors are available to work with students on specific assignments, prepare for exams, or improve overall study skills.
You’ll find 4.0 students here working hard toward medical school acceptance as well as students trying to master their first math class.
The Center features a common study area and a computer lab.
The Quad is literally the center of campus and the heart of the College. Throughout the day you’ll see students sitting on the wall around the flagpole or meeting up with friends on the benches and around the tables. Throughout the year, student activities such as the Family Farewell Picnic; Quad Fest with music, games and food; Relay for Life, and movies under the stars all take place in this grassy area with walkways.
Fig. 33 - University Place
University Place is one of six residence halls. It is the College’s largest hall and serves as more of a hub for students with the Potomac Commons for dining, the Potomac Rapids, a cash-n-go food option, a fitness center, study areas, a theatre/classroom and Residence Life offices. UP features suite-style living with double and limited single rooms with private baths. This co-ed hall, and the other five halls feature high-speed Internet, cable TV, air conditioning, study lounges, and laundry facilities.