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West Virginia State University Extension Service logoWest Virginia State University Extension Service brings research-based knowledge to you through innovative programs, expert advice and a wealth of dependable answers to the questions important to West Virginia. We are the primary outreach arm of WVSU and part of the land-grant mission of teaching, research and extension.

Our efforts focus on: 
Main Office
WVSU Campus

100 Curtis House
P.O. Box 1000
Institute, WV. 25112-1000
(304) 204-4305

Fayette County
Oak Hill City Hall
100 Kelly Avenue
Oak Hill, WV. 25901
(304) 610-5655

Kanawha County
WVSU Economic Development Center
1506 Kanawha Blvd. West
Charleston, WV. 25387
(304) 720-1401

Logan County
Hatfield & McCoy Trails Office
P.O. Box 146
Man, WV. 25635
(304) 752-3255

Putnam County
3566 Teays Valley Road
Hurricane, WV. 25526
(304) 552-0075

Raleigh County
200 Main St.
Beckley, WV. 25801
(304) 923-5820
WVSU Extension Service: To learn more about our organization, download our comprehensive brochure, which includes program information, an office location directory and a funding snapshot.
Extending Knowledge Changing Lives

Impacting West Virginia: The research and outreach efforts of WVSU are impacting West Virginians statewide. To learn more about the work we're doing in your community, download our latest impact document.
Impacting West Virginia

Agriculture Resource Guide: A collection of agricultural agencies and contacts from throughout West Virginia.
Agriculture Resources Guide

Outreach/Research: This annual publication showcases WVSU's various outreach and research initiatives in a unique flip-style format. 

Our Team

Dr. Ami
Dr. Ami Smith
Interim Vice President for Research & Public Service, Director of Extension
(304) 204-4305
Adam Hodges
Interim Assistant Program Director for CED
(304) 610-5655
Kaysha Jackson
Interim Director, WVSU EDC
(304) 720-1403
Kristie Martin
Interim Assistant Program Director for ANR
(8040 482-0178
Hannah Payne
Assistant Program Director, 4-H Youth Development
(304) 553-8218
Dr. Donte
Dr. Donte Pennington
Assistant Program Director for FCS
(304) 204-4096
Jeanie Sutphin
Administrative Assistant
(304) 204-4305

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Reasonable accommodations will be made to provide this content into reasonable alternate accessible formats upon request. Please contact the WVSU Extension Service office at (304) 204-4305 or extension@wvstateu.edu.

West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status in any of its programs or activities. 

For information about Title IX policies and procedures at West Virginia State University, visit our Title IX page.

Online Learning with WVSU Extension Service


We are working to expand our online learning opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, our Agriculture & Natural Resources unit is offering a variety of learning opportunities through our Moodle platform. Additional programming efforts, like the WVSU Healthy Grandfamilies program, will be added in the coming weeks and months. Visit our Moodle platform to learn more and explore available courses.

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