Blue and Gold - Commemorative Edition 2022 Volume 3 - Issue 01 | Page 5

It ’ s been quite a year , especially because it took place during and coming out of a global pandemic . The penultimate milestone – Bluefield State is poised to become a university on July 1st , 2022 . accept the challenge , as a university , to “ up our game ” by setting an even higher bar for achieving excellence in all aspects of campus life and for being accountable to reach such a standard . Truly , this is a new day for Bluefield State !
Becoming a university will bring greater visibility and prestige to Bluefield State . It will also bring greater expectations as we advance from a good school to becoming a university . We now