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‘Armed and dangerous’: Blanton Commons shooter suspect identified

The Blanton Commons shooting on Nov. 12 left one man dead and its offender in the wind. Now, Valdosta City Police have obtained an arrest warrant for the newly identified offender. VPD notified the public of the identified shooter, Ian Rashad Henry, 23, early Nov. 21. in a press release. They are currently searching for him with intention to arrest ...

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VSU ranked in Georgia’s top 20 online colleges

SR Education Group, an education research publisher, released their 2019 rankings for the best and most affordable online colleges in the United States. Valdosta State University earned top marks in all five of its categories. SR Education Group’s evaluation of these online colleges is based on manually-researched tuition rates, accreditation data, and PayScale salary data. This ensures accurate rankings. These ...

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VSU Nursing department celebrates 50 years

VSU’s Department of Nursing has taught, healed and medicated students, faculty and staff for 50 years. Now, the time has come to celebrate its anniversary once again. In the Spring of 1967, it was announced that the Board of Regents had approved a nursing program to be instituted in the fall of the coming 1968 school year. The four-year baccalaureate ...

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Staton’s station: Former VSU president may leave ECU position

A former VSU president who served a very short tenure here may be up to his old travelling ways. Cecil Staton, who served less than a year as president of VSU in 2015 and 2016, is rumored to be leaving the post he left for, Chancellor of East Carolina University after less than three years. Staton denies these rumors. “My ...

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Preview: Faculty senate proposes student GPA change

The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday to discuss the possibility of introducing a new provision to the way student GPAs are calculated at VSU. The Senate will discuss that subject and other topics at its regular monthly meeting at the Magnolia Room in the University Center at 3:30 p.m. At the recent meeting, VSU Provost Robert Smith proposed calculating student ...

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‘Hallelujah’: VSU Mass Choir wins $1,000 Competition

VSU’s Mass Choir is singing all the way to the bank as it earned a $1000 prize in the Warren Jemarcus Williams Scholarship Fundraiser in Lilburn, GA. Performing “Hope” by Dexter Walker and Zion Movement, Mass Choir managed to beat out Georgia State University’s own team for the prize. According to Aria Dinkens, junior alto, it was the group’s positive ...

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Election Update: Georgia’s governor still undecided

More than a week after Election Day, Georgia voters still don’t know who their governor is. Stacey Abrams has declined to concede victory to Brian Kemp until all ballots cast are counted; Kemp’s campaign has claimed that it’s “mathematically impossible” for Abrams to tally enough votes to force a run-off. There’s also been disagreement regarding the number of votes left ...

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VSU changes interview process for new deans

Last December, there was news that VSU’s College of Science and Art would be splitting up into two separate entities, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Science and Mathematics. Dr. James LaPlant, the dean of the college of science and art, transitioned into the role of College of Humanities and Social Sciences during the split, ...

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Stay vigilant: What you can do to prevent theft at VSU

On October 23rd, VSU lay witness to one of the most high-volume days of bike theft in the university’s history. At 11:30 a.m., a student reported that their bike had been stolen from Langdale Residence Hall. A little over an hour later, and only a few hundred feet away, another student reported their bike stolen from Reade Hall. For now, ...

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Crime Report 10/29-11/4: Theft, threats and indecent exposure plague VSU

Oct. 30,2018 At 2:22 p.m., a staff member reported a digital camera missing from the media center in Odum Library. At 7:14 p.m., a student reported the theft of a bicycle from a rack outside of Centennial East. Oct. 31, 2018 At 1:01 a.m., a VSU student was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools ...

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