Home / Tag Archives: Denise Pleasant

Tag Archives: Denise Pleasant

Counseling Center hosts self-awareness seminar

 Self- awareness. Clarity. Serenity. These were the lessons taught during the “Mastering Self- Awareness” seminar hosted by the Counseling Center on Tuesday. The seminar was organized by Dr. Leah McMillan, the assistant director of the VSU Counseling Center, who has worked at the center for over seven years. “My professional and personal experiences revealed the need for a seminar at ...

Read More »

Faculty honored for excellence

It doesn’t get much better than this—at least for the two faculty members recently recognized with VSU’s highest awards of achievement. VSU recognized Gardner Rogers, lecturer of English, and Dr. Gretchen Bielmyer, Associate Professor of Biology, with Awards of Excellence at the 2012 Fall Convocation held on Aug. 6. Both recipients were recommended by a faculty committee representing all the ...

Read More »

VSU graduate opens The Vixen Boutique

“Glamorous” is just one word VSU graduate, Lisa Thurmond, uses to describe her new business. According to its Facebook page, The Vixen Boutique is a shop that “represents the power and femininity of a woman.” Located on 1650-C Baytree Rd., the boutique has been in operation since Feb. 9, but will present its grand opening Saturday. “The Vixen contains today’s ...

Read More »

Program improves literacy in kids

Blazing Through Books is in need of VSU student volunteers to help community children improve their reading and writing skills as well as their social and confidence level.

Read More »

Girls Scouts face boycott over welcoming a transgender girl

A 14- year- old Ventura County resident declared a boycott on Girl Scout cookies after hearing the Girls Scouts of Colorado was considering allowing a transgendered child to join. According to New York Daily News, The teenager uploaded the YouTube video in protest of 7-year-old Booby Montania joining the organization. The video argued that Girl Scouts was an all-girl experience ...

Read More »

Eaton channels emotion into poetry

Joseph Ashley Eaton, VSU junior and mass media major, has managed to publish two books: “Night’s Ocean View” and “The Imagination Engines,” all while balancing school and playing guitar in two bands.

Read More »

Up Til Dawn prepares for next year with awareness events

VSU is hosting awareness events organized by the philanthropic organization Up ‘Til Dawn. The organization is affiliated with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and helps raise and contribute money towards the cause. “As an executive board, we come up with fun and creative ideas to get participants, by forming teams,” Alisha Noland, a member of Up ‘Til Dawn, said. “These ...

Read More »

Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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