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Inauguration week ends in high fashion

April.5th marked the end to a week full of events celebrating the newly inaugurated ninth President of Valdosta State University, William McKinney. The night began with a cocktail hour featuring drinks created by the President and his wife themselves. Guests were then invited to the university ballroom for dinner and a night of dancing. Dinner was served in four courses ...

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VSU celebrates inauguration

Written by Amber Smith   Celebration will continue on campus as the University gears up for the Investiture of VSU’s ninth president, Dr. William McKinney. Events have been planned to fill the week leading up to Dr. McKinney’s investiture on Friday, as well as the following Saturday. Events, including symposia, have focused on engaged innovation in higher education. The biggest ...

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Blood drive seeking O-negative

Written by Will Lewis   On Wednesday, the Southeastern Community Blood Center (SCBC) hosted the President’s Inaugural Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UC parking lot.   The blood drive, which was held in partnership with Kappa Delta Sorority and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, was held in response to the recent shortage of O negative blood ...

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Students engage McKinney at barbecue

Written by Brian Hickey   Wednesday in honor of VSU president Dr. McKinney’s inauguration, students and alumni were invited to a barbecue. Scheduled to take place on Reames practice field, it was moved to the P.E. complex due to inclement weather. The rain was unable to spurn students from attending. VSU’s catering provided food and beverages as students sat alongside ...

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Campus-wide art show continues

Written by Stephen Cavallaro   Monday, the VSU Fine Art Gallery showcased over a hundred student-submitted works to the public at the VSU Student Art Competition review.   The exhibition was one of three presented by the Fine Arts Department each year.   Chairman Alan MacTaggart of Georgia Regents University judged the event that featured over 205 submissions from 77 ...

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