WVSU to Hold Founders Day and Day of Giving Celebration Wednesday, March 13

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March 11, 2019
WVSU to Hold Founders Day and Day of Giving Celebration Wednesday, March 13

INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- West Virginia State University (WVSU) will hold a special Founders Day and Day of Giving Celebration on Wednesday, March 13, beginning at noon in the lobby of the James C. Wilson University Union.

The celebration will feature a program beginning at 12:15 p.m. with remarks from WVSU President Anthony L. Jenkins, WVSU Registrar Emeritus Dr. John L. Fuller Sr., and WVSU SGA President Brandon Martinez.

The celebration is free and open to the public. Cupcakes will be served on a first come, first served basis.

Authorized by the U.S. Congress as a land-grant institution under the Second Morrill Act of 1890, the West Virginia Legislature established WVSU, on March 17, 1891, to provide education to African-American citizens.

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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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