Brad D. Smith
President of Marshall University, Co-Founder of the Wing 2 Wing Foundation and former executive leader. Powering possibility and leveling the playing field through education, entrepreneurship and equal opportunity.
As the colder months roll in, many of us retreat indoors for the season. While you may stay warm in your home, there’s a host of adventures to delve into this winter in West Virginia. Bundle up, get outside and explore these activities and destinations below.Read Article
Sheryl Sandberg, former COO of Meta (formerly Facebook), sat down with Marshall University President Brad D. Smith while visiting the university to speak on her story of perseverance and resilience in the face of life’s greatest challenges.Read Article
As the fall semester at Marshall University and other institutions come to a close and exams begin, it’s time to make the last few weeks count. Undergrad and graduate students alike can be stressed and face more academic challenges during this last-minute push. Read on for advice from Marshall University President Brad D. Smith on finishing the semester on a high note.Read Article
The pandemic has instituted many changes in America, one being the shift towards more long-term remote work opportunities. Many people who previously worked in an office have reported feeling just as or more productive in their remote working space. What’s more, according to research, remote teams are here to stay with an expected 25% of all North American professional jobs being remote by 2023.Read Article
West Virginia is an opportune place for startups to thrive. From the eastern panhandle to southern West Virginia, the Mountain State has seen over 4,300 new businesses formed since 2010, along with a nearly 50% increase in business registrations since 2018 alone. Additionally, the West Virginia government has taken steps to encourage entrepreneurship in the state.Read Article
Something about the fall season inspires a sense of adventure. It’s a great time to get out and about, visiting new places and experiencing new things. Known for its beautiful outdoor scenery and recreational activities, West Virginia makes for an optimal fall destination.Read Article