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Mental Health Awareness Presentation

Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. the Department of Social Work held a Mental Health Awareness Virtual Presentation on Zoom. The presentation was hosted by Master of Social Work students Alivia Thomas, Debra McCauley and Lashannon Turner. The presentation opened by discussing mental health and the stigma and effects surrounding it. Three special guests were present to speak about their careers ...

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Odum Library reveals new Mural

After years of wanting, Odum Library and VSU’s Archives and Special Collections teams have finally achieved an ultimate goal: a mural that represents knowledge, growth and success at VSU. With combined funding from their separate foundations, the Odum Library Art Committee teamed up with the archives to host a nationwide art competition in search for the perfect mural. They sent ...

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Dedo Maraville Gallery concludes ‘Fresh Start’ exhibit

The Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery recently concluded “Fresh Start,” an exhibit that highlighted faculty artwork, including the work of two professors who have joined the gallery’s leadership. This exhibit showcased unfinished work to highlight the stereotype of art teachers as they are put into a box and feel constant pressure from others. Just like this new idea of unfinished ...

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VSU kicks of National Hispanic Heritage Month

On Friday, Sept. 16, VSU’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages hosted their event for National Hispanic Heritage Month and a celebration of Mexican Independence Day. The event was held in the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and featured art, music, dancing, food and information on Hispanic heritage and diversity. Students were invited to learn more about ...

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Counseling Center offers a support group for mothers

Munchkins and Mothers is a support group available for mothers that need a little extra help and feel alone. Moms are great. Apart from raising their kids from the time they are born, most moms are their children’s hype woman. Many put their lives on hold to give their children all the love and care that they need without any ...

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Spring graduates to take the stage

In one week VSU’s spring graduates will take the stage to celebrate their accomplishments from the past few years, finally receiving the degrees they have worked so hard for. Graduate commencement will take place on Friday, May 6, at 5 p.m. in the P.E. Complex. Undergraduate commencement will take place the following day at 7 p.m. on the Front Lawn. ...

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VSU Displays Diversity with Parade of Flags

The Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion and the Sigma Lambda Beta fraternity hosted the Parade of Flags on April 19. The event celebrated student culture and identity by displaying the range of cultures, genders, sexualities and beliefs of VSU students who participated. It began with a meal with various dishes from different countries, where everyone was invited to share ...

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Nineteenth Amendment a focus at Odum book discussion

The reflection on Woman’s Suffrage continues in a discussion on the book, “Women Making History: The 19th Amendment,” which is an in-depth look at other factors and perspectives of when the Nineteenth Amendment was passed.  This is considered a handbook by the Official National Park Service that includes multiple visuals and essay contributions that make it easy to understand for ...

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Blazer week stormed through campus last week

Blazer Week Kickoff started their events on Monday, and from 5-8 p.m., CAB held festivities on the front lawn that included axe throwing, food trucks and games. Because of the storm that blew through Valdosta last week, Tuesday’s Amazing Race event was cancelled. Wednesday’s Screen on the Green was also cancelled, which was scheduled to air “Spiderman: No Way Home” ...

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VSU celebrates Trans day of Visibility

VSU held the Trans Day of Visibility event on March 31st, an event providing resources and encouragement to transgender and gender non-binary students on campus. The venue showed famous transgender people in history and media and played a documentary on the experiences of the transgender community and their experiences throughout history. Food was provided for participants, as well as resources ...

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