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2016 WVSU Alumnus of the Year Francisco B. Newman, Jr., receives the WVSU Alumnus of the Year award from President Jenkins and Past President of the WVSU National Alumni Association President, Mr. Charles Boddy.
2016 WVSU ROTC Hall of Fame Members Recognized by President Jenkins President Jenkins joins Lt. Col. Derrick Spears of the WVSU Yellow Jacket Battalion ROTC in recognizing the 2016 inductees into the WVSU ROTC Hall of Fame.
2016 Young Professional of the Year Award Recipient and President Jenkins The Young Professional Achievement Award winner, Ms. LaShawn T. Fulmer, is congratulated by President Jenkins and Past President of the WVSU National Alumni Association, Mr. Charles Boddy.
A presentation at the 14th annual Undergraduate Research Day WVSU Student Edwina Barnett discusses her research with WVSU President Jenkins at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Day held annually at the West Virginia State Capitol.
Alumni and President Jenkins during Homecoming 2016 President Jenkins speaks with WVSU alumni Gregory Monroe, Dr. Edward Dickerson, IV and Todd Dickerson outside of the WVSU Gregory Monroe Athletic Complex.
Alumni Chat with President Jenkins During WVSU Homecoming, alumni chat with President Jenkins regarding the University and its future.
Alumni return to WVSU for Homecoming Alumni, who returned for Homecoming 2016, join President and First Lady Jenkins outside the Judge Damon J. Keith Scholars Hall.
AT&T Provides $10,000 in Support of Research Rookies Program at WVSU West Virginia State University and the West Virginia State University Foundation received a $10,000 donation from AT&T to support the University’s Research Rookies Program.
Black & Gold Day Welcome by President Jenkins President Anthony L. Jenkins welcomes future students during Black & Gold Day at West Virginia State University.
Boxing great Buster Douglas meets President Jenkins Boxing great Buster Douglas meets President Jenkins at a WVSU football game in Institute.
BrickStreet Scholars Visit Company Headquarters The 2016-2017 WVSU BrickStreet Scholars and University President Anthony Jenkins are welcomed to BrickStreet's company headquarters by Terri McCormick, a WVSU Alum and Vice President for Human Resources at BrickStreet Insurance.
Class of 2020 Registration Celebration President Jenkins encourages members of the Class of 2020 to register for 15 credit hours for the upcoming fall 2017 semester.
Commencement Speaker Gayle Manchin Honored Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kumara Jayasuriya joins West Virginia State University President Anthony L. Jenkins in honoring the 2016 Commencement Speaker Mrs. Gayle Manchin.
Community Meeting President Jenkins met with business and civic leaders from the Charleston area at a reception on Aug. 2.
Coronation Ceremony for 2016 WVSU Homecoming President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins crown Mr. State and Ms. State during 2016 WVSU Homecoming.
Dayton, Ohio students tour WVSU During a tour of WVSU, students from Dayton, Ohio receive a warm State welcome from President Jenkins.
Dedication of Dickerson Stadium During Homecoming 2016, President Anthony L. Jenkins, First Lady Toinette Jenkins and their daughters pause for a family photo following the dedication of Dickerson Stadium.
Dickerson family and President Jenkins President Jenkins, WVSU alums Dr. Edward Dickerson, IV and Todd Dickerson pause for a photo following the dedication of Dickerson Stadium.
Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins became the 11th President of WVSU effective July 1, 2016.
Dr. Jenkins announcement Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins addresses the crowd after being named the 11th President of WVSU.
Dr. Jenkins meets with faculty and staff Dr. Jenkins met with faculty, staff and students during public meetings on campus prior to being named President of WVSU.
Dr. Jenkins welcomes 2017 GSMS attendees President Jenkins welcomes to campus attendees of the 2017 West Virginia Governor's School for Mathematics and Science.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, First Lady Toinette Jenkins and President Jenkins take a photo after the Black History Month Convocation. Award-winning author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson joins First Lady Toinette Jenkins and WVSU President Anthony L. Jenkins following his keynote speech at the 2017 Black History Month Convocation.
Earth Day 2017 includes Tree Campus USA presentation As part of West Virginia State University's Earth Day celebration, President Jenkins receives the University's Tree Campus USA designation from The Arbor Day Foundation.
Edwina Barnett at Association 1890 of Research Directors Conference with President Jenkins President Jenkins congratulates WVSU Student Edwina Barnett on her first place award received at the Association of 1890 Research Directors 2017 Biennial Research Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia.
F2Q Lead Organizer Diane Strong Treister with President and First Lady Jenkins President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins thank Diane Strong-Treister for organizing and leading the University's first Fall Festival.
Fall 2016 President's Forum with Faculty WVSU faculty discuss the University's vision and more with President Jenkins.
Fall 2016 President's Forum with Staff WVSU staff and President Jenkins discuss the University and its future during the fall 2016 President's Forum with staff.
Fall Fesitval attendees chat with President Jenkins Fall Festival attendees, including WVSU Board of Governors Member, Mark W. Kelley, pause from the fun activities to take a photo with President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins.
Fall Festival on the Quad participant speaks with President and First Lady A Fall Festival on the Quad attendee speaks with President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins during the event.
First Family at WVSU Night at Power Park The First Family joins alumni and friends at WVSU Night at Power Park.
First Family during half-time at homecoming President Jenkins, First Lady Toinette Jenkins and their daughters participate in half-time during the WVSU 2016 Homecoming football game.
First Family enjoys a WVSU basketball game The First Family and WVSU Board of Governors member Paul Konstanty and family cheer on the Yellow Jackets at the D. Stephen and Diane H. Walker Convocation Center.
First Family receive a warm welcome from WVSU Alumni The First Family receive a warm State welcome from WVSU Alumni.
The First Family attend a special viewing of the film "Hidden Figures," which is based upon the life of WVSU alumna Katherine Johnson.
First Family with alumnus and interim dean before a 5K race The First Family join the annual WVSU Homecoming 5K race with alumnus Allan McVey and Interim Dean Dr. Robert Wallace.
Future Yellow Jacket Jasmynn Future Yellow Jacket Jasmynn stumbles upon a familiar face while visiting campus.
Garth Brooks and President Jenkins President Jenkins and Garth Brooks pause for a photograph during the Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation event held at WVSU.
Governors Office Presents Proclamation Declaring WVSU Day Nick Casey, Chief of Staff in the Office of the Governor, presents President Jenkins with a Governor's Proclamation declaring West Virginia State University Day on March 14, 2017 in honor of the University's long standing contributions to the state and region.
International Human Rights Conference Begins President Jenkins welcomes attendees to the 2017 International Human Rights Conference.
Jenkins Family meets with alumni WVSU alumni Betty Spencer and Dr. John Fuller meet the Jenkins family.
Kelly Miller Foundation Presents Scholarship Funds to WVSU President Jenkins Members of the Kelly Miller Foundation present new student scholarship funds to WVSU President Anthony L. Jenkins.
Media interview President Jenkins Members of the media interview President Jenkins following the announcement of his appointment as the 11th President of West Virginia State University.
Move-in Day Volunteers and Residential Students WVSU volunteers and residential students take a break from move-in day activities with President Jenkins.
Nearly 100 students attend New Student Orientation Nearly 100 members of the incoming Class of 2021 hear inspiring words from WVSU President Anthony Jenkins during new student orientation.
New Student Orientation President Jenkins address members of the incoming fall 2016 class during new student orientation.
New Students and their families are welcomed to State by President Jenkins. During New Student Orientation, President Jenkins welcomes new WVSU students and their families to the Yellow Jacket Nation.
New Students Parade through campus President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins join the celebration of the expanding Yellow Jacket Nation.
Omega Psi Phi Dr. Byers Endowed Chair Donation Omega Psi Phi Fraternity contributed to endow the scholarship of longtime member and WVSU retiree Dr. R. Charles Byers.
Opening faculty meeting President Jenkins welcomes faculty members back to campus for the opening faculty meeting to start the fall 2016 semester.
Orchestra of the Hills President Jenkins and WVSU Director of Bands Dr. Scott Woodard talk to the media prior to the July 30 Orchestra of the Hills performance, which benefited high school music programs impacted by June 2016 floods in West Virginia.
Pres and Brigade Commander, Colonel Matthew J. Ingram President Jenkins presented a military commemorative coin by Brigade Commander, Colonel Matthew J. Ingram.
President addresses alumni during Homecoming President Jenkins welcomes alumni to the annual William L. Lonesome Awards Dinner and Class Reunion.
President and First Lady at the Student Plaza President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins speak with students, faculty and staff at a gathering on the Student Plaza.
President and First Lady chat with Gary and Kathi Swingle President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins chat with WVSU alums Kathi and Gary Swingle. Mr. Swingle serves as a member of the WVSU Board of Governors.
President and First Lady Jenkins at Homecoming 2016 President Anthony L. Jenkins and First Lady Toinette Jenkins pause during Homecoming 2016 celebrations for a photograph.
President Anthony L. Jenkins Addresses New WVSU Graduates President Jenkins congratulates West Virginia State University students for earning their respective college degrees during commencement.
President Anthony L. Jenkins Addresses the December 2016 Graduates During the December 2016 Commencement, President Anthony L. Jenkins encourages the new graduates to continue the University mission, as alumni, and become leaders in the community.
President Jenkins 2016 State of the University Address President Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D., addresses students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends during the 2016 State of the University address.
President Jenkins addresses State Stride participants President Jenkins addresses State Stride participants sharing with them what it means to be a member of the Yellow Jacket Nation.
President Jenkins addresses students President Jenkins welcomes new freshman and transfer students to the Yellow Jacket Nation.
President Jenkins and a WVSU fan chat during a baskeball game A WVSU basketball fan and President Jenkins (wearing the white hat) chat about State and the Yellow Jackets in the packed arena.
President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins meet with President's Circle members President Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D., and First Lady Toinette Jenkins welcome President's Circle members to WVSU Homecoming 2016.
President Jenkins and First Lady kick off State Stride President and First Lady Jenkins lead the annual State Stride through the heart of campus.
President Jenkins and Stinger President Jenkins presents an honorary degree in buzz-ology to Stinger, the University mascot.
President Jenkins and the President of Ningbo University sign education agreement President Jenkins and the President of Ningbo University of Technology located in China shake hands after signing a unique education agreement. Beginning in 2017, West Virginia State University will be delivering an undergraduate program in information and computing science for up to 100 students in China.
President Jenkins and WVSU National Alumni Association Members WVSU National Alumni Association President, Dr. Lateef Y. Saffore, the Assocation's First Vice President, Ms. Camille Shipman-McQueen, and the 2016 Young Professional Achievement Award winner, Ms. LaShawn T. Fulmer, pause for a photo with President Jenkins.
President Jenkins at Power Park for WVSU Night at the Park President Jenkins walks off the pitcher's mound at West Virginia Power Park after throwing the first pitch during WVSU Night at the Park.
President Jenkins Charity Football Game President Jenkins prepares to go deep during a charity football game held on campus during the spring 2017 semester.
President Jenkins Congratulates ESL Students President Anthony Jenkins joins West Virginia State University English as a Second Language (ESL) students as they celebrate the completion of their studies.
President Jenkins congratulates WVSU Women's Tennis Team President Jenkins congratulates the WVSU Women's Tennis Team as the 2016 Mountain East Conference (MEC) Champions.
President Jenkins delivers his inaugural address President Jenkins delivers his inaugural address on the 126th anniversary of the founding of West Virginia State University.
President Jenkins discusses WVSU with media West Virginia State University President discusses the importance of higher education and WVSU's role in advancing the state of West Virginia with media.
President Jenkins Inauguration Full Stage Party A large crowd of state and local officials joined to celebrate President Jenkins' inauguration as the University's 11th president on March 17, 2017.
President Jenkins Inauguration Speech President Jenkins addresses the crowd during his inauguration as the University's 11th president on March 17, 2017.
President Jenkins Inauguration Speech 2 Anthony J. Jenkins was inaugurated as WVSU's 11th president on March 17, 2017, the University's Founders Day.
President Jenkins installed as the 11th President of WVSU President Anthony L. Jenkins is installed as the 11th President of West Virginia State University by state Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor Dr. Paul Hill and WVSU Board of Governors Chair Dr. Ann Brothers Smith.
President Jenkins meets with incoming students President Jenkins meets with incoming students during orientation and discusses expectations of being a member of the Yellow Jacket Nation.
President Jenkins presents faculty award WVSU Biology Professor Dr. Tim Ruhnke receives an award from President Jenkins during the fall 2016 open faculty meeting.
President Jenkins receives a donation from Kenneth Hale and the Scottish Rite Kenneth Hale presents a donation from the Scottish Rite Prince Hall Affiliated Masons to President Jenkins.
President Jenkins receives an award from Virginia Tech's Higher Education Program President Jenkins receives the Don G. Creamer Outstanding Alumni Award from Virginia Tech’s Higher Education program. The award is presented to alumni who have made outstanding contributions in the field of higher education.
President Jenkins speaks about the University President Jenkins speaks about the future of the University.
President Jenkins speaks at College Dreams Ignited During a College Dreams Ignited event at WVSU, President Jenkins speaks to potential adult learners about the importance of earning a college education.
President Jenkins Speaks to Charleston Rotary Club President Jenkins speaks to the Charleston Rotary Club in July 2017 about the importance of the University to the economy of the Kanawha Valley.
President Jenkins welcomes a residential student President Jenkins welcomes a residential student and her family to campus during fall move-in day.
President Jenkins with alumni President Jenkins speaks with alumni of the University during a reception in July 2016.
President Jenkins with ESL students President Jenkins joins in a game with a group of English as a Second Language students who were studying on campus during summer 2016.
President Jenkins with Former President Hemphill Former President Brian O. Hemphill congratulates WVSU President Anthony L. Jenkins following the announcement of his appointment as the 11th President of the University.
President Jenkins with Jim Strawn on Highlights President Jenkins discussing the importance of West Virginia State University on "Highlights from the heart of our community" television show hosted by Jim Strawn.
President welcomes student and family during move in day President Jenkins welcomes a WVSU student and her family to campus during move-in day.
President with Student during move-in day President Jenkins and a residential student pause for a quick photo during a busy move-in day.
Presidential Inauguration with Hill and Smith Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor Paul Hill and WVSU BOG Chair Ann Brothers Smith with President Jenkins at his inauguration as the University's 11th president.
Ribbon Cutting for Dickerson Stadium Members of the Dickerson family, WVSU Board of Governors Chair Dr. Ann Brothers Smith and President Jenkins officially dedicate Dickerson Stadium during Homecoming 2016.
Silent Auction participants during 2016 Homecoming WVSU alumni, President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins participate in the silent auction during 2016 Homecoming activities.
Spring 2017 Faculty discuss the semester ahead with President Jenkins President Jenkins and WVSU faculty discuss the upcoming spring 2017 semester.
State Stride 2016 The Class of 2020 gathers at the 2016 State Stride with President Jenkins and First Lady Jenkins.
Student Leadership Conference Attendees at the 2017 Student Leadership Conference join President Jenkins following his discussion on "Advocacy: Your chance to lead."
Students in Keith Hall with President Jenkins Judge Damon J. Keith Scholars Hall residents and President Jenkins pause for a photo during move-in day.
The 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol More than a dozen WVSU students participated in the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol in Charleston, W.Va.
The First Family President Anthony L. Jenkins, First Lady Toinette Jenkins and their daughters following the announcement of his appointment as the 11th President of WVSU.
Unveiling of the Bust of Major General Charles C. Rogers Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Joseph Turner, a WVSU Yellow Jacket Battalion Alumnus, joins President Jenkins for the unveiling of a bust of Major General Charles C. Rogers. Maj. Gen. Rogers was a WVSU Alumnus and member of the Yellow Jacket Battalion who, later in his distinguished military career, received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Unveiling of the Wall of Stars President Jenkins honors the Generals, who began their military careers as members of the WVSU ROTC Yellow Jacket Battalion, with the unveiling of the Major General Charles C. Rogers Wall of Stars located in the James C. Wilson University Union.
WV House of Delegates Presidents a Citation to WVSU West Virginia State University receives a West Virginia House of Delegates Citation which recognizes the educational and economic contributions of the University to the state and region.
WV Public Relations Society of America members meet with President Jenkins. West Virginia Public Relations Society of America members hold a meeting on State's campus and hear from President Anthony Jenkins about the University's future.
WV Senate Presents Resolution to WVSU The West Virginia State Senate presents West Virginia State University with a resolution recognizing the vast contributions of the University to the state and region.
WVSU Alumnus receives lifetime membership to WVSU National Alumni Association President Jenkins and Past President of the WVSU National Alumni Association, Mr. Charles Boddy, congratulate Ms. Tiffany White on her lifetime membership to the WVSU National Alumni Association.
WVSU BOG Chair Dr. Ann Brothers Smith introduces President Jenkins. Dr. Ann Brothers Smith, Chair of the WVSU Board of Governors, introduces President Jenkins at the President's Alumni Chat during Homecoming.
WVSU BOG Members and WV HEPC Chancellor pause with President and First Lady Jenkins West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor, Dr. Paul Hill, WVSU Board Of Governors (BOG) Chair, Dr. Ann Brothers Smith, and WVSU BOG Member, Gary Swingle, join President Jenkins and First Lady Toinette Jenkins following the State of the University address.
WVSU Foundation receives funding support from AEP Appalachian Power President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Beam presents a donation to the WVSU Foundation. President Jenkins received the donation on behalf of the Foundation. The funds support student programs, including Research Rookies.
WVSU Graduates Listen to President Jenkins' words of encouragement West Virginia State University graduates listen to President Jenkins' words of encouragement as they matriculate from students to alumni.
WVSU Student and President Jenkins sporting their State Gear A WVSU student and President Jenkins proudly wear their State gear.

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