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WVU Appreciation and Recognition

Go Beyond Logo& STAR Team Wordrmark   

Thank you with Mountaineer statue

Send a Go Beyond Card to someone who deserves some recognition and appreciation. 

                     Go Beyond

Two star team member at rec center


              Meet the STAR Team
Click HERE for tips on how to send a great Go Beyond card.

Recognition resources

Star Team T-Shirts with Candy bags Labeled with recognitionand appreciation sayings

  Appreciation and Recognition Toolbox

We have created several ready to use labels, certificates, and cards for an easy way to show your appreciation and recognition. We've also included ideas for several "appreciation holidays" so you won't miss a chance to show your thanks.

                 Recognition Toolbox

Poster with State of WV and Words What do you Love about WVU?

   Appreciation Across             Campus 

We have compiled some of the great things staff and faculty have done across campus to spread appreciation among their teams. Check this page to get some ideas of your own, or to showcase what your team has done!

                What others have done
Handwritten Appreciation Tips/ Thankful Thursday

 Building a Culture of         Appreciation 

Ever wonder what the importance of recognition is? Or how different people prefer to be recognized? Check out our Appreciation and Recognition Blog for some "Thankful Thursday" tips, articles, and other featured stories on the impact of showing appreciation.

         Articles, Research, and Stories
Have a question? Give us a call! 304-293-7217.

Design the next go beyond card

Two hands clapping with the words Appreciation We Are Grateful


Contest is open from Monday 2/17/20
Through Friday 2/21/20 @5:00 PM
Email Submissions to
with the subject "Go Beyond Card Contest"

Two Hands shaking Appreciation We work Together


  1. Card theme is APPRECIATION
  2. Use our WVU Brand Guidelines
  3. Format should be JPG Size 500 x 300 px
  4. Submit your work (no Images)
Put any additional info or links here.


The WVU Values Coin program is designed to recognize employees who embody our values and go above and beyond to bring our land-grant mission to life.

Woodburn hall front the bottom of a hill.  Fall leaves in the foreground

Coin History

The WVU Values Coin program began in 2017 in recognition of WVU's 150th birthday. Learn about the history of the program and view past coin designs.

Blue and gold front of WVU Values coin, flying WV in the middle with the values of service curiosity respect accountability and appreciation surrounding.

Coin Registry

Did you receive a WVU Values Coin? If so, please take a minute to register your coin.

WVU's 150 seal printed in gold on navy background. Seal is the tower of Woodburn with the words 150 years

Employee Stories

The WVU Values Coin program continues to grow through prior recipients "paying it forward" to another employee. Check out some of their stories.

Have a question? Give us a call! 304-293-7217.