Ninth Annual Black & Gold Gala

The Ninth Annual Black & Gold Gala will be held April 14, 2023, 6:00 pm, at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center, and it will be the capstone event celebrating the Inauguration of Ericke S. Cage, Thirteenth President of West Virginia State University. 

Presidential Citation Award Recipients
Allan L. McVey, ’73 
Dr. Ann Brothers Smith, ’64 
Robert F. Smith, Student Freedom Initiative
The Honorable Reggie B. Walton, ’71 

Black & Gold Gala Honorees
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Diversified Energy
Huntington Bank
Paul Smiley
Diane Strong-Treister