INTERLOCKING TRIANGLE - represents the interdependent, equal triad of a University-Instruction, Research and Extension.
TORCH - represents instruction for the individual’s physical, mental, and spiritual development.
MICROSCOPE - represents the research program of the university.
TRACTOR - indicates extension activities that will promote economic development.
YELLOW RINGS - indicates the five (5) institutions that originally comprised the university.
GREEN VALLEY AT EDGE OF THE SEAL - indicates the urban service areas of the university committed for its development.
1981 - the year the university was established.