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WV SOS – 2019 Fall Event

About the Speaker

Dr. James Allison is the Chair of the Department of Immunology, the Vivian L. Smith Distinguished Chair in Immunology, Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Research, and the Executive Director of the Immunotherapy Platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

He has spent a distinguished career studying the regulation of T cell responses and developing strategies for cancer immunotherapy. He earned the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which he shared with Dr. Tasuku Honjo, “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune resgulation.” read more

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Payment Accepted: Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard and Discover

Children Rules: Everyone entering the venue must have a ticket regardless of age.

About the Venue

WVU Creative Arts Center (CAC) Gladys G. Davis Theatre

Address: 1 Fine Arts Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506

Box Office Phone Numbers: (304) 293-SHOW (7469) M-F 10am – 5pm, excluding WVU Holidays.

Box Office Hours: The Creative Arts Center box office is open on weekdays from 10am – 5pm. Box office opens 90 minutes prior to showtime.

Will Call: Will Call is located at the Creative Arts Center box office in the main lobby. Will Call may be picked up during regular business hours of M-F 10am – 5pm and 90 minutes prior to showtime. Customers must present a photo ID to claim tickets.

Parking: Limited free parking is available in front of the Creative Arts Center (Lot 45) after 5pm M-F and on weekends. On non-game days, free parking is also available at the WVU Coliseum across the street from the Creative Art Center. Additional lots adjacent to the CAC are pay-to-park or restricted to permit holders. Please read posted signs regarding parking restrictions. For parking lot information please call WVU parking at 304-293-5502 or visit:

Accessible Seating: Accessible seating is available for all events. Hearing Assist devices are also available to the hearing impaired. Please visit or call the venue box office at 304-293-7469 with your accessible needs.

General Rules: Doors typically open 30 minutes prior to show time. Tobacco free facility. Prohibited: Outside food/drink, backpacks and large bags, audio/video recorders, coolers or hard containers, laser pointers, weapons, bottles/cans & pets (with the exception of ADA service animals). All patrons are subject to search.


About WV SOS

WV has multiple major challenges with competing in the numerous technological advancements that are inevitable in tomorrow’s economy. WV SOS  is a grassroots movement focused on creating  inspirational speaker-focused experiences for youth and adults in WV.

If you’d like to learn more about WV SOS, click here.

2019 Fall Event Sponsors

Support TEKids

Your generous sponsorship dollars provide the opportunity for elementary-aged children of our community to engage in project-based learning which results in STEM literacy and a greater awareness of West Virginia’s businesses and organizations.