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President search progresses after sessions with general campus

In the past 10 days, four candidates visited VSU with the hopes of moving one step closer to the highly coveted position of VSU president. If VSU’s Presidential Search and Screen Committee decides not to interview more candidates, the committee will choose three of the four candidates and submit an unranked list to the Regents’ Special Committee. Out of that ...

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New flex deposit box installation possible

Student Government Association discussed the addition of a new Value Transfer Station machine, placed more stringent GPA requirements on SGA members, and elected three more senators Monday night. The VTS machine, which allows for cash deposits to Flex accounts, would be placed near the Student Union convenience store. Other ones are in the mail room at Hopper Hall and in ...

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VSU graduate mixes classical violin with upbeat hip-hop

Former VSU graduate Justin Monday is striving to make a name for himself in the orchestra world as he has found a way to incorporate hip-hop into his musical performances. Monday, 29-years-old, was raised in Decatur, Ga., with his older brother before making his way to Valdosta, where he majored in music education and violin performance at VSU. He graduated ...

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Shutting Them Down

The Blazers put together their first shutout of the season and improved their record to 4-4 after defeating the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes 2-0 Wednesday night. Both teams benefitted from impressive outings from their starting pitchers, but Senior Steven Groves, receiving his first start of the season, was able to pull out the win for the Blazers. Groves began the first ...

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SGA: Chik-fil-A location change proposed

At Monday’s SGA meeting, a Chartwell’s representative gave hope to those that want to “Eat Mor Chikin” without having to head over to the University Center. SGA also discussed the possibility of extending the dining hall hours, and elected five new senators. Edward Taraskewich, Chartwells’ regional district manager, also discussed lengthening hours of operation for the Palms and Hopper dining ...

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Hughes brings Harlem Renaissance to Valdosta

Langston Hughes’ dream will no longer be deferred as the African-American Studies Program will host “The Langston Hughes Project” tonight in the Student Union Theater at 7:30 p.m. This event will be a multimedia presentation by The Ron McCurdy Quartet, featuring Dr. Ron McCurdy, professor of music and jazz studies in the Thornton School of Music at the University of ...

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Search narrowed to four

After months of nationwide searching, VSU has found four presidential candidates to potentially take Dr. Louis Levy’s place in July. The VSU Presidential Search and Screen Committee will spend the duration of February interviewing the four candidates to become the ninth University President. A search began on Sept. 8, some months after Dr. Patrick Schloss resigned to take the position ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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