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Alumni Association offers opportunities for graduates

Graduating from college does not mean you have to leave your friends and memories behind. The VSU Alumni Association is a great way to stay connected to many of your former classmates within different chapters of the association. The VSU Alumni Association is a close-knit group that provides an easy way for graduates to stay connected to their peers and ...

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Alumni say VSU crucial in their career path

There are numbers of VSU Alumni that, since graduating, have made their mark in the world. As current seniors graduate and move past this school they will become Alumni as well.  Kara Jones, marketing director at U.S. Press has worked with this company since she graduated from VSU in 2014. U.S. Press is a commercial printing company located in Valdosta.  ...

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Student raises funds to aid the homeless

Since COVID-19 started, Savannah Croft has had to get creative with how she will do her part in giving back to the community by hosting a donation drive for two outreach programs from Mar. 22 to Apr. 2 at the Honors House. Croft, a junior psychology major, has partnered with The Children’s Advocacy Center and Living Bridges Ministries to start ...

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‘NCIS’ star graduated from VSU

Pauley Perrette, best known for her role as Abby Sciuto on CBS’s “NCIS,” is one of the most well-known actresses out there. What many people do not know is that Perrette is a VSU alumna who studied criminal justice in hopes of someday working in the field. Perrette, graduated from VSU in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and ...

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VSU, like all colleges, faced a COVID-19 dilemma

In March 2020, the state of Georgia was thrust into a lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. VSU closed campus and sent students home to continue their semester at a distance. What followed was a new normal of Zoom calls, social distancing and mask protocols. A little over a year into the pandemic, VSU has ...

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Advisors’ recommendations for smooth registration

With fall registration beginning on March 29, VSU advisors have recommendations for students to consider in order to secure a spot in the classes that they need or want. VSU’s senior advisors recommend students reach out to their advisors prior to registration to ensure they are taking classes in the appropriate order. If students do not follow prerequisite structures, it ...

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Top 5 Apps for Online Learning

With COVID-19 still raging a year later, many college students have moved to hybrid learning or fully online learning. College is already difficult for many, so dealing with the transition from face-to-face classes to online can be taxing if a student suffers from dyslexia, ADHD, or lack of organizational abilities. A press release unveiled new apps that were created to ...

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Academic Support Center changes program name

The Academic Support Center (ASC) has moved towards equality and a deeper connection with students by changing their program name to Peer Alliance Learning (PAL). According to the announcement, PAL is replacing the following: tutor, lab tutor, embedded tutor, recitation leader and supplemental instruction leader. A tutor will now be called a PAL ally. An embedded tutor, recitation leader and ...

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Enactus blazes with café reopening

On March 1, Business Bites has reopened with a new name, Blazin’ Café, in Pound Hall in room 1001, which is hosted by a student organization called Enactus. Enactus is an international nonprofit student organization that is dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action, which allows students of all majors to join. “Enactus is a nonprofit ...

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People Poll: How do you feel about the first Wellness Day?

Benjamin Woods, junior, mass media major “The first wellness day was beneficial to me. It’s no spring break, but at this point of the semester, any break is a good break.” Zyaria Wright, freshman, psychology major “I think it was a feeble attempt at a break. I understand their attempts to decrease the chances of students getting and spreading COVID, ...

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