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Why Earn a WVU Badge

Why Earn a WVU Badge?

  • Explore new pathways for professional growth.
  • Enrich your learning experiences.
  • Add value to your digital footprint.
  • Become more proficient in an area that matters to you personally or professionally.
  • Set yourself apart from other job candidates or colleagues.

Why Earn a WVU Badge as a Student?

  • Fuel your passion without having to change your major or worry about grades.
  • Earn validated, non-transcripted confirmation of your accomplishments.
  • Show off resume-building skillsets.
  • Improve your career readiness and employability.
  • Improve your chances for upward mobility.

Why Earn a WVU Badge as a Faculty or Staff Member?

  • Showcase your professional development efforts.
  • Show employers and supervisors that you’ve demonstrated pedagogical milestones, experiences or skills that may help with annual reviews and performance evaluations, networking and meeting colleagues with similar interests.