Sunday, October 30, 2016

West Virginia State University Celebrates 125th Anniversary

West Virginia State University is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.  The institution was founded in 1891 as West Virginia Colored Institute.  The name changed to West Virginia Collegiate Institute in 1915, to West Virginia State College in 1929, and to West Virginia State University on April 7, 2004.  You can find an interesting historical overview on YouTube, "West Virginia State University - 125 Years of Passion and Purpose."