Michael Patterson grew up in Hampton and Falls Church in the Northern Section on Virginia. He is married to Dr. Tiffany Mitchell Patterson, who is an assistant professor of Secondary Social Studies here at WVU. Michael has been in the administrative field for 16 years, spending 8 of those years in the medical field. His passion for helping is what drives him to succeed. He’s also in the Regents Bachelor of Arts program and his anticipated graduation date is 2022.