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Cooperative Internships

By Reverend Sharleece E. Bellagosi Want to incorporate practical experience with education? Consider a Cooperative Internship. Sophomores and graduate students with at least 30 semester hours and a GPA of 2.0 or higher are eligible for a cooperative internship experience. Cooperative Internships are available with community employers throughout the state of Georgia and the northern Florida area. According to Carter, ...

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Office of Social Equity and Access brings disability awareness to VSU

The Office of Social Equity and Access at VSU paid tribute to people with disabilities by displaying their Disability History Exhibit in Palms Dining Hall from Jan. 27 to Jan. 30 and the University Center from Jan. 25 to Jan 26. VSU has held events bringing awareness to disabilities, but this is the first Display Exhibit that has been brought ...

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Golden Key recognizes new members

VSU’s chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society hosted their annual New Member Recognition Ceremony this past Saturday in the Student Ballroom. Golden Key is one of the world’s premiere international societies, admitting the top 15% of college sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students. “I joined the Golden Key Honour Society because when you get to the real world ...

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Organization fair brings groups forward

The pedestrian mall was buzzing with activity during the Spring Organization Fair on Wednesday afternoon as a multitude of VSU students passed from table to table to gather information on various campus organizations. Among the organizations that participated in the event were fraternities and sororities, religious communities, community service teams and special interest groups. Many of the organizations who set ...

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Counseling center helps with anxiety on campus

A college student can deal with many types of stresses including classes, work and relationship problems. The VSU Counseling Center offers a wide range of services, not only individual counseling, but group counseling, outreach programs, testing, training consultation, crises intervention, evaluation of services and accountability research. “Our role is to help and support the students so that they can be ...

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Fountain device filters water in Union

Student Life is “going green.” By installing the Elkay EZ H20 water fountain filter on the Student Union’s second and third floors, the department aims to cut down on plastic bottle waste. “Student Life is trying to encourage reusing water bottles and trying to stop students from throwing away so much plastic,” John Writer, Student Life associate director, said. To ...

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Mamma mia, its finally here!: Olive Garden opens in Valdosta

Attention, Italian-food lovers: Olive Garden has come to Valdosta. About 200 people gathered in anticipation of the restaurant’s grand opening Monday afternoon. “We’re a family restaurant focusing on delighting everyone with a genuine Italian dining experience,” Eric Kosloff, Olive Garden director of operations, said. “A lot of people are excited because it will save them trips to Warner Robins, Tallahassee ...

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Santiago’s strings strike satisfaction at concert

An enthusiastic crowd of spectators were graced by the beautiful and innovative sounds of Nephtali Santiago’s guitar last Friday night during his faculty recital in VSU Whitehead Auditorium. Santiago began the performance with three popular, classical selections including “Pavane” by Luis Milan, “Gran Sonata Eroica” by Maurio Giuliani and “Chaconne” by the easily recognized Johann Sebastian Bach. Following his first ...

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5K run for Savannah Dallas

With the intent to help local families suffering from severe or terminal illnesses, VSU’s Accounting and Finance Honors Society, Beta Alpha Psi, is hosting a 5K run for Saturday, Jan. 28. The race was first organized in 2010 by accounting professor Dr. Leisa Marshall after former student Steven Brogdon’s father was diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer. The news of Brogdon’s ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!