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.

Diego Gabete-Rodriguez '16

Musical Arts

“I was looking at them and they were looking at me and we were doing this together. It was a really special connection.”

Gary Marchiny '14

Physics and Mathematics

“Being able to provide an explanation of nature with mathematics, where my intuition otherwise failed, provided a great sense of satisfaction.”

Adelyn Nottingham '16

Strategic Communications

“I probably would not be the person I am today if it had not been for my experiences with 4-H. I plan to continue my journey with the organization into the next chapters of my life.”

Alyssa Ortiz '15


“The scholarship I received really helped me lessen my financial and emotional stress…”

Timothy Carr, Ph.D.

Marshall S. Miller Energy Professor

“WVU is a leader in energy research—and clean energy innovation. We are a natural fit when it comes to partnering with China to find solutions.”

Jasmine Koech '14

Psychology and Latin American Studies

"Seeking out your heritage can be a bumpy road, but I am managing to find a lot of comfort in knowing that I am getting closer to Latin America with my research.”

Sandra Pyles

Hampshire County

“Not until I experienced Bonnie’s Bus for myself did I realize how committed WVU is to the health of women who don’t have access.”