The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has honored Elaine Bowen with the 2013 Northeast Region Excellence in Extension Award.
Joy Pelfrey, director of senior services at Cabell Huntington Hospital, has earned her certification as an Advanced Nurse Executive, one of only 12 nurses in the state to hold the designation.
Attorney Jennifer N. Williams is now part of Bowles Rice in the regional law firm's Parkersburg office.
William R. Slicer has been awarded the prestigious Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell, an information services company to the legal profession founded in 1868.
Col. Shaun J. Perkowski assumed command of the West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th Airlift Wing from Col. Roger L. Nye during a ceremony Nov. 15.
Two board members of the Charleston Area Alliance have been recognized for their community dedication.
Dr. Ron LeMaster has joined Cabell Huntington Hospital's Family Medical Center in Kenova.
Cristy Swink is AT&T's new vice president and general manager and will manage mobility and consumer markets in the mid-Atlantic states of North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
West Virginia State University officials say Provost R. Charles Byers will retire June 30 after 41 years of work at the school.
Kimberly Floyd, a professor at West Virginia University's College of Education and Human Services, has been selected a 2013 Darden College of Education Fellow at Old Dominion University.
Zijian Xie has been selected the director of the Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research.
Craig Richards became chief executive officer of Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital effective Nov. 16.
Danielle Waltz Swann has been elected national conference chairwoman of the Defense Research Institute's 2014 Construction Law Conference.
Hartmanmullins, Government & Communications LLC, recently announced the addition of a new partner, longtime statehouse lobbyist Marc Harman.
Five attorneys from Hendrickson & Long have been named to the 2014 Best Lawyers in America list, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Daniel E. Lanier Sr. of Charleston has been selected as the new West Virginia chairman of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office.
Nathan D. Brown, Shereen S. Compton and Jason A. Proctor have joined Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso as associates in the law firm's Charleston office.
Three new board members have been appointed to the West Liberty University Foundation.Thomas Reinbold, Cindy Stickley and Will Turani were appointed during the foundation's October meeting.
Researchers from West Virginia University and Ohio State University have been awarded aNational Science Foundation grant through the Division of Environmental Biology.
Kristi K. Arrowood, an experienced development professional and fundraiser, has joined the Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation as director of development.
The University Healthcare board of directors and health system executives recently recognized an outgoing board director for his years of service to the health system.
Stacy Moffa Deel has joined Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia, the state's largest health insurance carrier.
Ronda Lehman is the new coordinator of the Jefferson County Teen Court. Her selection was made by the teen court's advisory board.
Christopher Signorelli and Kayla Bush have been named to new positions with Security America.
Kathy Cosco has joined Frontier Communications as manager of government and external affairs in Charleston.
Jeffrey A. Holmstrand, an attorney for Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso, has been awarded the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.