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WV State Fair

Adventure awaits for visitors of WVU exhibits at State Fair of West Virginia

The WVU Building is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the exception of the final day of the fair.

In addition to participating in activities, visitors can explore options for going to college, financing their education and learning about majors all with a visit to the WVU exhibits. Youths and family members can participate in a WVU scavenger hunt to learn about university departments, collect one-of-a-kind stickers and win prizes. Learn more about the WVU Building at the State Fair of West Virginia…

Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

WVU Extension Service – Associate Dean for Partnerships and Initiatives

“You plant a seed and then you have to have the patience to watch it grow,” said the former Upshur County WVU Extension agent. “But there are many outside factors that determine the success of that plant. Program development is just the same – outside factors beyond your control will influence the growth of a program or initiative. It takes patience to accept that.”

Williams learned to develop this patience from an early age, as she witnessed firsthand the impact Extension had on West Virginians. She grew up helping her parents on their farm in Hardy County. This work inspired her to pursue a career in the field. Learn more about Jennifer's work...