Eric Murphy serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Service and Learning and coordinates special projects, volunteer service activities, diversity and inclusion, and national service.
Eric is a clinically trained Wellness educator, Neuro-psychotherapist and has been employed in corporate, private and community settings since 1992. He attended West Virginia University and Fairmont State University. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts with and emphasis in Special Education and Art Education, he earned two Masters Degrees from the West Virginia University, a Masters of Arts in Community Counseling and a Master’s of Science in Community Health Promotion. Between earning my post graduate degrees he worked at various not for profit organizations such as Centers for Independent Living, youth wellness facilities, programming in both disability and the aging communities.
For the past 5 years worked for West Virginia University as the Monongalia County families and Health extension agent, educating about the topics pertaining to Healthy family dynamics, consumer science, personal asset development, diabetes education, parenting and overall wellness and now serves as the Assistant Director for the Center for Service and Learning.
As assistant director of the Center for service and Learning he is the adviser for the Student lead Advisory Committee, which develops vehicles to further engage the student body in participation in various service projects. He also supports the increasing of the capacity of students volunteer tool kits by providing them with various opportunities to receive a variety of certifications to support their volunteer vision.