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VSU welcomes new faculty members

With the growing student body bringing in more revenue, VSU was able to hire over 60 new professors for the new school year. New Faculty members have become a part of the VSU staff. With new faculty members in over 20 departments, VSU has a grand total of 60 new professors who are teaching this year. Even though all of ...

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‘Deaf World’ alerts to daily struggles

Friday, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at VSU will host the “Deaf, Deaf World” event in the Student Union Ballrooms B and C. Two sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The object of the event is to raise awareness of the difficulty those who are deaf or hard of ...

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Muammar Gaddafi Dead

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was pronounced dead Oct. 20. The death sent shock and a lot of confusion around the world when the video footage of his death and capture leaked. Several news stations pronounced Gaddafi dead after the footage of the first video went viral. Later the stations came back on air to say that Gaddafi was indeed ...

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Sexual orientation questions invasive, though relevant

Expectant date of entrance. Name. Address. Social Security Number. Last school attended. Sexual orientation. One of these inquiries is not like the others. We all remember filling out our college applications, excited and agitated with answering the same questions over and over. Students already have to answer questions that leave their brains throbbing trying to remember certain aspects of their ...

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Occupy movement inspires Valdosta

The Occupy Valdosta movement, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, drew over 100 protestors to Drexel Park on Friday. Participants from parents and community members to students and children marched from the park to downtown Valdosta locations, protesting a variety of issues including school consolidation, private prisons and recent Bank of America debit card usage fees. Valdosta took a ...

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Clothesline brings awareness

Video By: J.J. Wortham and Lavisa Darling T-shirts tell the story, stories of emotional abuse, physical abuse and rape. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and VSU’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program is committed to reminding students of the survivors and warning that it can happen to anyone. The Women’s Gender Study Program, headed by Dr. Tracy Meyers, is a ...

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Odum now has art, new additions

Over the fall semester, Odum Library has showcased art throughout several floors of the library. Some of the more recent features included the Lamar Dodd collection, pieces from Amalia Amaki and most recently the Ross Rosenberg Collection. On Oct. 28, the Odum Library will introduce these pieces and more as a gallery showing to students and faculty from 2 p.m. ...

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VSU presents Native American minor

Starting this spring, VSU will offer Native American Studies as a new minor for students. Dr. Fred Knowles is currently serving as Chair for this new program, which took a group of professors over five years to organize. Being a member of the Creek tribe himself, Knowles knows how important it is for people to understand the Native Americans heritage ...

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SGA covers funding and blood drive

During Monday night’s meeting in Powell Hall, SGA covered funding approvals, several committee reports from the senate, the annual blood drive and the organization’s representation on faculty senate committees. In new business, both the Honors Student Association and the Film and Video Society were approved to receive funding for sponsoring events. According to SGA Comptroller John McCall junior health and ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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