blue and gold
VOL 2 • ISSUE 1
Dr . Deirdre Guyton Director , Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs
Felicia Oakes Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs
Jim Nelson Vice-President , Media Relations
Kurt Landefeld Editor
Ansel Ponder Vice-President , Marketing
Jim Leedy Archivist
Tiana Cephers Sports Information Director
Ebony Murrell Owner , Executive Designer at OnPath™Graphics Art & Design
Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs
Phone : 304-327-4289
Email : alumniaffairs @ bluefieldstate . edu
219 Rock Street Bluefield , WV 24701
Website www . bluefieldstate . edu
Go Big Blue !
125 Years and Growing stronger !
IN THIS ISSUE :
04 capehart ’ s corner
Making an IMPACT .
09 news about the blue
Stories from and about our Blue & Gold family .
Class of 2021 Beats COVID , Wins Degrees
Governor Praises , Challenges Graduates
Class of 1971 , Celebrates 50 Years
Congrats Class of 2021
Congratulations to the 293 members of Bluefield State ’ s class of 2021 .
Honors College Accepts Students
Shelia Johnson , A True Big Blue
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