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Resiliency in the Mountain State

April 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Presented with Delta Sigma Pi

This Resiliency in the Mountain State event is co-hosted with the Shepherd University chapter of Delta Sigma Pi (Epsilon Kappa).

(Find Shepherd’s Delta Sigma Pi chapter on Instagram!)

This event is also presented by Environmental Defense Fund.

Who should attend this event?

This panel discussion is open to everyone.

  • Members of the local community
  • Alumni
  • Students, staff, and faculty
  • Friends and family of students, staff, and faculty

About Resiliency in West Virginia:

In the heart of Appalachia, West Virginia’s need for resiliency is heightened by economic shifts, environmental concerns, and ongoing infrastructure demands. The region is susceptible to natural disasters such as floods and landslides that devastate local communities. Resiliency in West Virginia means fostering diverse industries, investing in infrastructure to withstand environmental threats, and empowering communities to adapt and thrive in the face of adversity. By embracing resiliency, West Virginians can create a more sustainable and prosperous future for generations to come.

The U.S. Climate Vulnerability Index

Access national, state, and local data related to community resiliency on the interactive map of the U.S. Climate Vulnerability Index, developed by the Environmental Defense Fund, Texas A & M University, and Darkhorse Analytics.

In-person and virtual event

Please RSVP to if you are interested in attending in-person or would like to participate via livestream.


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Downloadable PDF for Resiliency in the Mountain State


April 3
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Auditorium, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education
213 N. King St.
Shepherdstown, 25443 United States
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