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Professor found dead on campus

On Sunday, Sept. 5, Dr. Daniel Murphey was found dead outside of Nevins Hall. Dr. Murphey had been appointed a temporary faculty position starting this semester in the Biology Department. Murphey moved to Valdosta in Aug. from the St. James School of Medicine in the British West Indies and was preparing for his job as a biology professor. He had ...

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Front lawn policy proposed

Complaints from the City of Valdosta and the appearance of worn-out spots of grass on the Front Lawn have caused the Space and Facilities Committee to create a draft policy placing restrictions on the use of the Front Lawn. “[This issue] has been pressed upon us quickly by members of the community, the campus community and the local community,” said ...

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Provost search still on

VSU’s search for a new provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs continues, as two candidates have recently been ruled out. Dr. V.K. Unni, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bryant University and Dr. David Glassman, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana were the final two candidates chosen for on-campus interviews out of ...

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2010 Happening busier than ever

The Happening brought new and returning students to the front lawn on Aug. 26 to find what Valdosta has to offer. Over 200 exhibitors came to the 19th annual event,

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Blazer Zone promotes Blazer pride

Get ready sports fans. VSU is launching a new tradition with Blazer Zone, an event happening this Saturday before the first football game. The event will be held at Drexel Park from noon to 6 p.m. and will be open to the entire Valdosta community. The purpose of the event is to draw fan support and attendance for VSU’s first ...

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Stand-up to entertain in Union

Big Badd Stand-Up comedy is making an appearance tonight at the Union Theatre at 7 p.m. The Campus Activity Board is hosting the nationally touring comedians Mike Albanese, Bob Place, Steve Mills, and Shane Leverett.

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Front lawn policy

– Recurring events or activities on eight or more participants on the front lawn must be reserved through event services. – Front lawn events/activities must be sponsored by a registered student organization or university department. – Regulary scheduled repetitive outdoor activitiesmust be registered through event services. – The following is not allowed on the front lawn: cleats, vehicles whom do ...

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Campus construction continues

VSU continues to re-construct its campus, this time with the demolishing of the north wing of Converse Hall. A Psychology and Counseling Building is planned to take its place. Converse hall’s replacement will have all new classrooms, labs and administrative offices and will make its debut in July 2011. The building will be approximately 33,000 square feet and stand three ...

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