West Virginia State University hold annual State Stride to welcome new students
INSTITUTE, WV (WCHS/WVAH) —
West Virginia State University hosted its sixth annual State Stride to welcome new freshman and transfer students to the university.
New and returning students have been returning to campus all week, leading up to the State Stride.
The event began with West Virginia State President Anthony Jenkins welcoming freshman and transfer students to the university.
He, along with the Yellow Jacket Marching Band, then led the new students to the student plaza where they were welcomed by faculty, staff and returning students.
As part of the celebration, all students, faculty and staff were treated to free food, music and prize drawings.
Student organizations were also showcased on the plaza.