West Virginia State University Day at the Capitol set for Friday, Feb. 22

2/21/2019
 
West Virginia State University Day at the Capitol set for Friday, Feb. 22

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The 2019 West Virginia State University Day at the Capitol is set for this Friday, Feb. 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The annual event brings WVSU students, administrators, faculty and staff to Charleston to meet with West Virginia lawmakers, University alumni and the public.

Informational displays will be set up throughout State Capitol outside the House and Senate chambers presenting the variety of educational offerings to be found at WVSU, as well as information on student services, admissions, extension services and alumni events.
 
Some of the highlights of the day include the following:
 
9:30 a.m. Legislative Meet and Greet with lawmakers. Senate President’s Conference Room, Room 219M.
 
10:15 a.m. (approximately) House of Delegates Chamber, proclamation honoring WVSU
 
11 a.m. (approximately) Senate Chamber, proclamation honoring WVSU
 
11:45 a.m. (approximately) Governor’s Reception Room (first floor of the capitol), proclamation honoring WVSU
 
The University will be providing a shuttle from campus to the Capitol and back again. The shuttle will depart campus from the Ferrell Hall bus stop on the half-hour as follows.

7:30 a.m. pick up at the WVSU Ferrell Hall bus stop located off of Baron Drive
8:00 a.m. drop off and pick up at Capitol
8:30 a.m. pick up and drop off at WVSU
9:00 a.m. pick up and drop off at Capitol
9:30 a.m. pickup and drop off at WVSU
10:00 a.m. pickup and drop off at Capitol
10:30 a.m.  pickup and drop off at WVSU
11:00 a.m. pickup and drop off at Capitol
11:30 a.m. pickup and drop off at WVSU
Noon pickup and drop off at Capitol
12:30 p.m. pickup and drop off at WVSU
1:00 p.m. pickup and drop off at Capitol
1:30 p.m. pickup and drop off at WVSU
2:00 p.m. pickup and drop off at Capitol

The last shuttle will depart the Capitol to return to campus at approximately 2:45 p.m.
 
If anyone is driving themselves to the Capitol, free parking is provided in the parking lot directly beside Laidley Field. KRT provides transportation from Laidley Field to the Capitol. There are also a limited number of metered spaces available on the Capitol grounds.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
 
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