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West Virginia State University Spring Semester Classes Begin Jan. 21

West Virginia State University Spring Semester Classes Begin Jan. 21

1/16/2014
 
Contact: Kimberly Osborne
(304) 766-3363
kosborne@wvstateu.edu
 
Jan. 16, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
West Virginia State University Spring Semester Classes Begin Jan. 21

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) will welcome both new and returning students back to campus on Tuesday, Jan. 21, as classes begin for the spring  semester.

There is still time for those interested in attending WVSU to complete the application process and register for classes before the start of the semester.
           
“Staff in Enrollment Management and Student Affairs is looking forward to welcoming new and continuing students for the spring semester,” said Katherine McCarthy, vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. “We'll be offering some new activities and events along with time-tested favorites to support student success and provide the best possible student experience.”

This spring semester, students can enroll in a new program. WVSU has announced a new concentration in energy management to its Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration designed to support the state’s growing oil and gas industry. The energy management concentration will provide WVSU graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel across various aspects of the oil and gas industry.

Residence halls opened on Wednesday, Jan. 15, for new students and will open Saturday, Jan. 18, for returning students. Campus will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

For more information about enrolling in classes at WVSU, contact the Office of Admissions at (304) 204-4345 or visit www.wvstateu.edu/admissions.

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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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