Collaboration: The WVU Yarn Tree

This definitely took some collaboration. 

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Hospitality and One Love

When I think of hospitality, I think of Jamaica. The staff at Jewel Runaway Bay were some of the most welcoming folks I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting.

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Every day upon returning to our room, we always had the most creative works of art waiting for us. Who would’ve thought of towels as works of art? I love that even the most simple of things…like clean towels…were displayed in ways that required someone to “go the extra mile.” We stayed for a full 7 days and here are just a few of the creative designs that we found upon returning to our room. To me, hospitality is going the “extra mile” and paying attention to detail with the intention of making others feel welcome.

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The housekeeping staff at Jewel Runaway Bay certainly understood the meaning of hospitality.

Even the food was displayed in creative ways….

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There was no sparing hospitality at the pools or the beach either.

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Whenever I think of “One Love”….I definitely think of hospitality. I’ll be back soon Jamaica.

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Peace & One Love

The Walters House, Historic Morgantown West Virginia 

The Walters House is a national register property. It is located at 221 Willey Street. It was designed aroubd 1900 by Elmer Jacobs. This home has a hipped roof tower with curved glass in the tower, stained glass windows on the stairways, and brick and stone trim. 


The home has served as a rooming house and home to the University Christian Council. It is now home to legal offices. In the late 1960s, when the building housed the Christian Council, they gave it the name Bennett House in honor of Vietnam War conscientious objector Thomas W. Bennett.
Serving as a medic in the war, Bennett lost his life while attempting to save that of another. Congress awarded him the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for his deeds. 

The Shisler Home, Historic Morgantown West Virginia

276 Walnut Street in Morgantown, West Virginia. This building was originally the Shisler home. It was constructed by Elmer Jacobs. This home was built in 1902 and is among the last homes constructed in the downtown area. It has Palladian windows and dormers with pediments and reflects a Colonial Revival style. It is currently housing Morgantown Beauty College. It is located next door to the Appalachian Gallery which was originally known as the Price home. 

The Price Home, Historic Morgantown West Virginia 

The historic Price House, also known as the Sandcastle Building, is currently housing the Appalachian Gallery. 


It is located at 270 Walnut Street, Morgantown West Virginia, next to Morgantown Beauty College.


 This house is 114 years old. There have been extensive renovations completed on this building. Restoration of the original stained-glass windows, decorative plasterwork, pocket doors, and hardwood floors have been completed. 

This stone residence is almost exactly like the Garlow home on Spruce Street which is currently home to the Aull Center and Holocaust Museum. 

This building has served as a fraternity house, restaurant, and an office building. Like the Aull Center (Garlow residence), it was designed by Elmer Jacobs. It is the Queen Anne Revival style and has some of the finest stained-glass windows in the area. 

Easton Elementary School, Morgantown West Virginia

Easton Elementary School in Morgantown West Virginia is located at 2901 Point Marion, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505. the school’s grade span was PK – grade 4.

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The Monongalia County Board of Education agreed to sell the old Easton Elementary School site to the Division of Highways (DOH).

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The school has been vacant since its student population moved to Eastwood Elementary, in 2013.

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The site is now vacant and according to the DOH, there are no immediate plans for the site.

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