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College scholarships available to area students

The Greater Morgantown Community Trust (GMCT) announces several scholarship opportunities for the 2010-’11 academic year. GMCT will also accept applications for two regional awards.

The Jean and Laurence S. DeLynn Scholarship provides a four-year $20,000 undergraduate award to high school students who are children or grandchildren of current or retired full-time employees of Mylan Laboratories in Morgantown. To confirm eligibility, contact GMCT or human resources at Mylan.

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Northjersey.com has an immediate opening for a full-time Local Sports Video Editor

This position is responsible for producing weekly local sports video reports for North Jersey’s local sports leader. Duties include conducting interviews with coaches, players and fans; writing and recording your own stories and narrations; presenting complete packages to management and/or updating Web stories, and hiring and managing a stable of freelance video journalists to cover games. This person will also be responsible for producing a weekly highlights show, including writing, shooting, reporting, and editing all aspects of the 12-minute show.

Candidates will have three years of broadcast experience (in front of and/or behind the camera) for Web site or television, one year of supervisory experience and extensive knowledge of the local sports landscape. They also must possess excellent journalistic and writing skills; effective broadcast communication skills and strong on-camera reporting skills. Knowledge of Sony Vegas Pro or other industry-standard video editing platforms is required, as is the ability to adapt and learn new software and technical procedures. Photoshop, content management tools and Flash are a plus. Travel will be required.

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WVU PRSSA receives national award for community service

“Our chapter takes pride in all of our community service,” said Nicole Riggleman, PRSSA’s 2008-2009 community service director. “Morgantown is our home away from home. It is an honor to be recognized on a national level for giving back to the community that has embraced us during our college career.”

The members of the Public Relations Student Society of America chapter at West Virginia University.

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Chief marketing officer for national law firm to speak at SOJ December Convocation

Manton, now the chief marketing officer at the national law firm Loeb & Loeb, will return to her alma mater to deliver the key note address for the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism’s 2009 December Convocation ceremony.

“I’m completely humbled by it, and it’s made me reflect more than I ever thought possible on how I got to where I am,” Manton said.

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Giant Ideas seeks creative, Account Service interns

The full-service advertising agency Giant Ideas is in search of WVU students for spring and summer internship positions. Add an invaluable line to your resume by applying to the Pittsburgh based agency today. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.

This is your chance to work with other advertising enthusiasts in a fun, entrepreneurial environment. You will learn from some of the brightest advertising stars in the region and have a chance to build your personal portfolio with new business outreach, agency experience, and participation in client meetings.

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Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review accepting submissions

The Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review (MURR) is accepting submissions for publication. MURR publishes outstanding research performed by undergraduates at WVU .

Any undergraduate who is performing faculty-mentored research in any university department may apply for publication. The research papers are reviewed by qualified faculty members at WVU, and are reviewed and edited by a Student Editorial Board.

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