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VSU trails in social media use

To say social media is a driving tool in how we communicate, share information and speak our minds is an understatement. Everyone from your mom, boss and co-workers have Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagrams (do I need to keep going?) and so on. Now you can add your institution to the list. According to a recent study by the Center for ...

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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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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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Gov.,Chancellor visit VSU

Chancellor Hank Huckaby visited the VSU campus to meet with student leaders for his series of college tours of the 35 college institutions of Georgia at the University Center on Sept 16. In his visit, Huckaby covered budget cuts, the discussion of the new Health Sciences and Business Administration building, and enrollment with student leaders. Twenty student leaders were chosen ...

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VSU should stand by Rybicki

According to recent reports from InsideHigherEd.com, an online news source for college and higher education, Dr. Frank Rybicki, will finish the 2011-2012 academic year, but it will be his last here at VSU. According to Rybicki, this was the decision of the VSU administration. For those who are not aware, last semester Rybicki was involved in a confrontation with a ...

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SGA reviews elections

SGA held its first meeting of the semester at the University Center on Monday evening. Among topics discussed were suggestions from Dean Russell Mast about student safety, freshman elections, and the voting results from last semester’s election. Mast greeted the senate and suggested that the senate focus on issues that have be affecting students including the jay walking tickets that ...

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Schloss resigns

After three years at Valdosta State University, President Patrick J. Schloss announced to students, staff and faculty his departure from VSU to a University System of Georgia Executive position Monday afternoon.

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Students celebrate African heritage

VSU students were able to break the stereotypes with the African Student Association on Friday night. Over 250 students attended the African Student Association’s first annual African Night.

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Greeks put on step show for charity

Greek Week came to a close with the College Pan-Hellenic Council’s (CPC) annual step show Tuesday night, which donated all proceeds to the Partnership Cancer Fund. Each sorority presented a fun theme to their performances. From Kappa Delta’s “Insane Asylum” to Phi Mu’s “Ballin Out” theme, the audience enjoyed the show and some were even surprised at the sororities’ step ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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