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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, President of West Virginia State University

Every Friday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs on a daily basis, changing and educating lives while producing the upcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President:… Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, President of West Virginia State University

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American Electric Power Foundation Awards West Virginia State University with $250,000 Grant

INSTITUTE, W. Va – The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to West Virginia State University (WVSU) to help equip laboratories in the university’s new bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering program. According to a press release by the university, the grant was announced today, the first day of classes for the fall… Continue reading American Electric Power Foundation Awards West Virginia State University with $250,000 Grant

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West Virginia State University to honor Alumna Katherine Johnson with Statue and Scholarship

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) and the WVSU Foundation to honor distinguished NASA Mathematician and WVSU alumna Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson with the establishment of an endowed scholarship and the erection of a bronze statue on campus. According to a press release by the university, the dedication ceremony of the statue… Continue reading West Virginia State University to honor Alumna Katherine Johnson with Statue and Scholarship

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West Virginia State University Celebrates Earth Day

INSTITUTUE, W.Va – West Virginia State University (WVSU), a historically black university located in Institute, West Virginia, celebrated Earth Day this past Thursday, April 20, with a full day of activities that took place in and around the James C. Wilson University Union. According to the university’s press release, the celebration began at 9:30 a.m.… Continue reading West Virginia State University Celebrates Earth Day

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Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins inaugurated as the 11th President of West Virginia State University

INSTITUTE, WV – West Virginia State University installed their 11th President Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, who assumed the presidency on July 1, 2016. Dr. Jenkins was installed during the Presidential Investiture ceremony on Friday in Farrell Hall on the campus and which also is the founding day of the university. The university turned 126 years-old.… Continue reading Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins inaugurated as the 11th President of West Virginia State University

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Petition: Help obtain a U.S. Commemorative Stamp in honor of the First African American NBA Player & West Virginia State Alum Earl F. Lloyd

There is a change.org petition established by the Earl F. Lloyd Foundation in requesting the United States Postal Service, Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee to issue a Commemorative Stamp in honor of the late grate Earl Francis Lloyd. Earl Francis Lloyd (1928-2015) was the first African American to play in the NBA for the Washington Capitols… Continue reading Petition: Help obtain a U.S. Commemorative Stamp in honor of the First African American NBA Player & West Virginia State Alum Earl F. Lloyd