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The Reed College of Media and College of Creative Arts will merge to form the new WVU College of Creative Arts and Media as of July 1, 2024. Get details.

Heather Cole

Teaching Assistant Professor

M.F.A. (Goddard College)

As an interdisciplinary artist, Heather works and teaches in a variety of media. She currently teaches for the Interactive Design for Media major program offered by the Reed College of Media and Creative Arts College at West Virginia University.

She is also the founder and director of MonRiverGames, a community-based game design and development volunteer organization dedicated to providing support for its members to attend meaningful game industry conferences and events. Explore her portfolio at and the game studio website at

She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree at Goddard College in Vermont and finished undergraduate studies as well as K-12 art teaching certification at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.