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.