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Active outdoor activities can change your career and your life, says Danny Twilley

West Virginia University Assistant Dean Danny Twilley is passionate about encouraging people to spend time outdoors. In this episode, Danny says research shows that active outdoor leisure can support creativity and a sense of connection, as well as health and happiness. He says getting outside can help you recover from work stress, promote well-being and stimulate learning. Even taking a 20-minute walk in a city park can help you unwind.

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Huguenin named director of Ascend WV

West Virginia University’s Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative has appointed Emily Huguenin as the director of Ascend WV.
With a wealth of experience in team leadership and program development, Huguenin’s experience is an asset to Ascend WV as the program expands into new locations and additional initiatives take West Virginia’s talent attraction and retention programming to new heights.

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