PSST! Presents “Forever Plaid”

VALDOSTA — Peach State Summer Theatre will take an engagingly youthful, harmonic trip through the 1950s when it kicks off a 10-performance run of “Forever Plaid” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 16, at Valdosta State University’s Sawyer Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. Known as one of the most popular and successful musicals in…

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Mayor John Gayle Recognizes Social Media Students

Mayor John Gayle honored the winners of the 2017 Valdosta Social Media Contest—an educational partnership between the City of Valdosta and Valdosta State University to propose social media strategies for our local government. VSU students each received a framed certificate and a letter of recommendation from the Mayor. Pictured above are Mayor Gayle, students Eshay Keaton and Hannah Tabrizi, VSU Social Media Professor Dave…

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PSST! Presents “Shrek the Musical” June 2-July 15

VALDOSTA — Everyone’s favorite flatulent ogre will secure his place in the hearts of South Georgians of all ages when Peach State Summer Theatre kicks off a 16-performance run of “Shrek the Musical” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 2, at Valdosta State University’s Sawyer Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. Based on the Oscar-winning…

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Department of Music Welcomes Dr. Donna Hewitt

The Department of Music is pleased to welcome our newest faculty member-Dr. Donna Hewitt who will coordinate all our Music Education programs. Welcome Donna and we look forward to your time here at VSU! Donna Hewitt is the newly appointed Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at Valdosta State University. She brings with her…

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PRSSA Donates Money to Children’s Advocacy Center

Teresa Wright, director of forensic services at the Children’s Advocacy Center, received a check for $368 from Lauren Pope, student coordinator of the Public Relations Student Society of America. Members of the student organization collected donations on campus during their Annual Blue Day Child Abuse Awareness campaign in April .

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VSU Faculty, Students to Perform at MAD Festival May 12-13

Sarah Wildes Arnett’s “Stand by.” (Photo by Genny Wynn Muncy) Melissa Pihos’s “The Wives” (Photo by Gordon Olsen) VALDOSTA — Sarah Wildes Arnett and Melissa Pihos have been selected to showcase the diversity and excellence of Valdosta State University’s dance scene at the 23rd annual Modern Atlanta Dance Festival (MAD) May 12-13. This will be…

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FVS End-of-the-Semester Showcase

Winners’ Circle (Left to Right): The Spring Mass Media / FVS Video Showcase Winners Kaylon Baker, Avery Stephen, FVS Faculty Advisor Dennis Conway, John Bickel, Jeremy Johns, and Jazmin Serrano – Arce celebrate their victory. Missing: Scarlett Ashe. FROM: DENNIS CONWAY, FOR THE FVS                            DATE: MAY 4, 2017 The Film and Video Society held its…

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Ms. Elizabeth McCullers Honored With President’s Award

VALDOSTA — Elizabeth Deborah McCullers of Macon, Georgia, is the recipient of the Spring 2017 President’s Award for Academic Excellence for the College of the Arts at Valdosta State University. The President’s Award for Academic Excellence is presented to the graduating student with the highest grade point average in each of VSU’s five colleges —…

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Mubuso Wins Debate

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta State University Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team’s Musiteli Mubuso earned an award for excellence at the 2017 Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament in Boise, Idaho. Mubuso competed in the Novice Division of the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) — one-on-one format — portion of the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament. He…

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