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Tuiton outpaces inflation nation wide

State budget cuts and declines in philanthropy and endowments helped push the cost of college tuition up much higher than general inflation across the country this year, amounting to an increase of 7.9

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Battle of the blood donors

VSU beat the University of West Georgia in the annual blood drive competition.The Office of Volunteer Services and Parent Programs and the American Red Cross hosted the VSU vs UWG blood drive on Tuesday in the Student Union Ballroom. Even though the goal for VSU was 250 pints, VSU beat UWG with 185 pints of blood donations. VSU will be ...

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Schloss plans five new buildings by 2015

    VSU may see a wave of new dorms, classrooms and faculty offices if President Dr. Partrick Schloss’ Master Plan comes into effect in 2015. � Dr. Schloss unveiled his Master Plan Addendum to the Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 21. The plan shows where a number of proposed new dorms and halls would be and what they will do ...

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Students rally to get vote out

 About 60 attendees were on hand Monday at the Student Union as the Political Action Commitee of theVSU NAACP joined with the Student Government Association and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity to host a rally with the goal of imploring students to exercise their right to vote.   They invited the College Democrats and College Republicans to explain the most important ...

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Engineering majors may have new transfer option

 A new proposal is being planned by the University of Georgia (UGA) to duplicate the Regent’s Engineering Transfer Program (RETP) that VSU currently has with Georgia Tech (GT) and Mercer University, giving VSU engineering studies students an additional option of where they can finish their degree. Currently, VSU students are not able to receive a bachelor’s degree in engineering without ...

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Bailey Science Center to expand in 2011

 On Oct. 13 the Board of Regents approved a budget of $4.03 million to VSU for a southeastern expansion of the Bailey Science Center, which will include a 75-seat dry laboratory and several classrooms.  “The large dry laboratory will allow more access to the lab portion of science courses,” Phil Gunter, interim vice president of academic affairs, said. “This should ...

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VSU Honors program hosts Haunted House

 The Honor’s Program will hold its annual haunted house today until Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight.  The theme this year will be “Rolling Meadows, Bed and Breakfast.” The house will resemble a Bed and Breakfast hotel, run by Ma Poppins. Everyone who enters the house will be considered guests of the hotel.   The twist-Poppins is a wicked woman who ...

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Students bring awareness to bullying

 On Oct. 20, people across the nation wore purple to bring awareness to “homophobic bullying” and remember those who have been affected by it. Over the past month, the media has highlighted six young men who committed suicide due to their inability to cope with the ongoing pressures of being homosexual.  Students are showing their respects to the families and ...

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Four candidates for Provost/VPAA chosen

 The Search and Screening Committee is currently looking for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and have selected four candidates to appear on campus for interviews on Nov. 9-19.   More than 50 applications were received for the position.   Initially, the 18-member committee interviewed all of the candidates in Atlanta during the second weekend in October. From the 10 ...

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