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VSU Debate Sets New Records At National Competition

VSU Debate Sets New Records At National Competition

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured (left to right) are Travis Edwards, Shanta Johnson, Nathalie Jaimes-Arias, and Kelsey Townsend. Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team recently set new records at the National Parliamentary Debate Association National Competition at Lewis and Clark University in Portland, Oregon. As a team, Shanta Johnson […]

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SGMC’s EMS Leads Georgia in Administration of Pre-hospital Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients

SGMC’s EMS Leads Georgia in Administration of Pre-hospital Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

SGMC Press Release: South Georgia Medical Center’s Mobile Healthcare Services will be the first ambulance service in Georgia to go live with the administration of pre-hospital antibiotics for patients that are symptomatic with sepsis. Sepsis is a medical emergency. Without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly cause tissue damage, organ failure and death. According to EMS […]

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Moody cracks down on distracted driving

Moody cracks down on distracted driving

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Moody Air Force Base Press Release: By Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson, 23d Wing Public Affairs MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — A motorist begins his commute home cruising down Davis. St. towards Robbins Rd., trying to make it to the gate before traffic begins. He texts his friends about the perfect place to kick start […]

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VSU Establishes Veteran Resource Center

VSU Establishes Veteran Resource Center

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured (left to right) at the recent grand opening of VSU’s Veteran Resource Center are retired Air Force Master Sgt. Mark A. Smith, military liaison and coordinator of the Veteran Resource Center; Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, VSU president; Adrienne Hoburn, member of VSU’s Student Veterans of America chapter; Tech. Sgt. Timothy Womble from Moody […]

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LCSO Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest

LCSO Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

LCSO Press Release: On April 17th, 2018, investigators of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Special Operations Division served a search warrant at the residence at 919 Worth Avenue, Valdosta, Georgia. The search warrant stemmed from information received and intelligence developed over the course of the investigation, that the occupants of the home were selling drugs. […]

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Former Emory Junior College at Valdosta Students Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Former Emory Junior College at Valdosta Students Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Former students from Emory Junior College at Valdosta reunited at Valdosta State University’s Rea and Lillian Steele North Campus on Tuesday, April 17, to reminisce and tour the grounds where they lived and studied more than half a century ago. The former students — Gus Elliott, Henry “Bo” […]

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South Georgia Coalition for Employment to Host Job Fair

South Georgia Coalition for Employment to Host Job Fair

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Press Release: VALDOSTA – The South Georgia Coalition for Employment, a coalition consisting of the Valdosta Police Department, City of Valdosta, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, the Valdosta/Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, “Never Too Late Program” of Lowndes/Valdosta Commission for Children and Youth , Paxen Learning Services, LLC, Telamon Corporation, Wiregrass Technical College, Georgia Department […]

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Local Partnerships Encourage Youth to be Heart Healthy

Local Partnerships Encourage Youth to be Heart Healthy

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

SGMC Press Release:  South Georgia Medical Center and the American Heart Association held a recognition lunch for local elementary school physical education teachers to thank them for their efforts in this year’s Jump Rope for Heart campaign. According to AHA Vice President of the Youth Market Kimberly Dixon, the combined Lowndes County and Valdosta City […]

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VSU Partners with Habitat for Humanity for Blazer Build Month

VSU Partners with Habitat for Humanity for Blazer Build Month

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: Sidney Steel, a Valdosta State University healthcare administration major from Duluth, did a little roofing Wednesday at a Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity home under construction on Donald Avenue. April is Blazer Build Month, and VSU students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, and friends have volunteered their time to help local […]

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VSU Surpasses Campaign Goal Ahead of Schedule, Continues Fundraising Efforts

VSU Surpasses Campaign Goal Ahead of Schedule, Continues Fundraising Efforts

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University President Richard A. Carvajal announced today that VSU’s first comprehensive capital campaign, Invest. Ignite. Inspire: The Campaign for Valdosta State University, has surpassed its goal of $53,250,000 more than 14 months ahead of schedule. Gifts and pledges to the campaign, which started on July 1, 2014, currently […]

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