A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia’s University, is about impact. It's about a meaningful commitment to people everywhere—to society itself. West Virginia is a State of Minds. Thinkers. Dreamers. Caregivers. Educators. Innovators. Healers. The Campaign for West Virginia’s University celebrates all we are and all we can be.

Ahmed Haque ’18

Chemical Engineering and French

“One of the things I saw growing up here was just how medically underserved West Virginia is. Because of that, I really want to give back to the people of this state.”

Allison Zalesky, ‘19

Finance and marketing

“It’s been great to get to know others who have been able to succeed and help the business school.”

Chaz McIntire '16

Athletic Coaching Education

“I’ve always been involved with coaching in some aspect. It felt like the right place to be.”

Ellen Aguilera, ’16


“I want to serve as a role model for other students like me.”

Alec Salakovich ’17

Chemical Engineering

“I like the idea of applying science to solving problems.”

Catherine Hefner ‘16

Forensic and Investigative Science

“I could have dealt with my experience in many different ways, but the path I chose was more rewarding.”

Anthony Braxton '16

Marketing major & philosophy minor

“We are all benefiting from something that somebody else did for us.”