Home / News (page 30)

News

The latest breaking campus and local news and video.

Sherri Noviello appointed Dean of College of Nursing

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Staff Writer Sheri Noviello keeps us healthy by ensuring that our nurses are properly educated.  Noviello is VSU’s new dean for the College of Nursing. She joined VSU in April of 2014 as an associate dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Three months later she was appointed interim dean and is now dean.  ...

Read More »

Invest. Ignite. Inspire. beats out 5 year goal

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer The VSU community is investing, igniting and inspiring the future of Valdosta State. To date, the campaign has raised 46 million dollars. This goal was achieved in a short year and a half, which beat out the predicated five year goal. “Invest. Ignite. Inspire” is a comprehensive capital campaign strategy for Valdosta State University ...

Read More »

Student killed in ATV accident: The VSU accounting major died on Jan. 9

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Corresondent On Jan. 9, Valdosta State alumni Patrick Stewart McKinley passed away due to complications from an ATV accident at Dodge County Hospital in Eastman, Georgia. Patrick was a junior accounting major. As a Valdosta native, McKinley went to Open Bible Christian School until the 11th grade, but graduated from Valdosta High School in 2011. While ...

Read More »

New exercise building to open today

Written by John Stephen, Correspondent A new extension of the Student Health Center will now allow all VSU students and employees access to preventive and therapeutic clinical services previously offered only to university athletes. The Center for Exercise Medicine & Rehabilitation (CEMR) will host its grand opening ceremony and reception tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will include information ...

Read More »

Campus to test emergency alert system

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief  A brief test of the emergency notification system will go into effect tomorrow morning. Starting at 10 a.m., the emergency test will include both an email and text alert to any registered devices. The test will also utilize a new desktop alert. A sample alert message will display to anyone logged on a campus computer. The ...

Read More »

Dean departs for Georgia Southern

Written by Gabe Burns, Sports Editor  Last Tuesday, the landscape of Valdosta State’s sports scene changed.  Head football coach David Dean accepted a job offer at Georgia Southern University. Dean accepted a position as co-offensive coordinator for Tyson Summers’ new Golden Eagles staff. “I’ve been coaching for 28 years, and 20 of those were spent at Valdosta State,” Dean said. ...

Read More »

Interim President Cecil Staton appoints new administrative positions

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief  In an email sent to the VSU community earlier today, Interim President Cecil Staton appointed several new members to administrative positions. Staton appointed a total of five administrative positions, three of which were vacant dean positions. “During my almost six months as interim president at Valdosta State, one of the most encouraging things I have ...

Read More »

SGA calls executive session, comes under fire for lack of transparency

Written by Kyle Dawson, Staff Writer After conducting business publicly for only about five minutes on Monday, Student Government Association went into an hour-long closed-door session for the remainder of its weekly meeting. Senator Joel Pollack made a motion to go into an executive session, and it passed by a majority vote. Anyone not in SGA was then asked to ...

Read More »

There may be hope for Valdosta graduates in the job market

Written by Mayah Cantave, Asst. College Life Editor There may be hope for Valdosta graduates in obtaining jobs and careers. Since September of this year, the unemployment rate has been steadily decreasing. The Georgia Department of Labor released a statement that the unemployment rate was at 5.9 percent compared to the 7.2 percent rate of September 2014. In October of ...

Read More »

New Multicultural Sorority finds a home at VSU

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer Women at Valdosta State University have greater opportunities to join Greek Life with a new, multicultural sorority, Sigma Lambda Gamma. SLG National Sorority, Incorporated is historically a Latina based sorority with multicultural memberships. The new diverse sorority was originated April 9, 1990, at the University of Iowa by five founding mothers on the principles ...

Read More »