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Profs, students immerse in ‘Second Life’

Written by John Preer   Second Life technology has been sweeping college campuses around the nation, and VSU has been no exception. Second Life is a Massive Multiplayer Online video game and 3-D website that allows users to interact in a virtual world. It has become widely used by both instructors and students. Second Life allows instructors to provide and ...

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Fitness Frenzy promotes healthy student body

Written by John Preer   With spring break right around the corner, many VSU students are trying to get into shape and look their best.   On Wednesday, VSU hosted “Fitness Frenzy” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the front lawn and featured different organizations which provided information on staying fit and having a healthy lifestyle.   For those ...

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Blazeview to get a new look this May

Starting in May, there will be a major change in how VSU students take quizzes, learn about upcoming projects, and submit assignments. Blazeview has been an essential tool for VSU. VSU has been using the Learning Management System Blackboard which is designed to manage online classroom activities and communications between faculty and students. “The new platform that is scheduled to ...

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Study Abroad programs promote student exploration

Written by John Preer   The study abroad program at VSU allows students the choice to travel to many different countries and pursue many different subjects. For a relatively small price, VSU students have the chance to travel to various countries around the globe and experience entirely different cultures while earning the credits necessary to graduate. The benefits of the ...

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Community to host MLK Day events

VSU will hold its Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration celebration tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the UC Magnolia Room. The keynote speaker for the event will be Bakari T. Sellers of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Some may argue that since the civil rights era has long been over, younger members of the community might fail to see the ...

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