is to Help You Find Yours.
WVU is bringing all of our efforts together to ensure that every student, faculty and staff member can pursue their purpose — by establishing the very first Purpose Institute on any college campus.
Meet a few of the Mountaineers who have found their calling and are now reinvisioning the future.
“My DNA comes directly from these mountains — my purpose is making sure that I give back.”
“I hope to understand how the brain works — my purpose is researching brain disorders and passing that knowledge on.”
“Black culture centers are the grounding point for social justice — my purpose is to help all students discover their place.”
“I want people to see that diversity isn’t scary — my purpose is to drive social change in diversity in sport.”
“I want to “engineer” engineering — my purpose is bringing together diverse voices to solve problems.”
“I’m a proponent of respect — my purpose is to bring students around the world to understand different perspectives.”
“I enjoy seeing students pursue their passions — my purpose is to mentor the next generation of robotics leaders.”
“The impact I have on students is the biggest thing — my purpose is to serve and connect our veteran and military students to WVU and help it feel like home.”