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Scholarship Helps Recruit Best and Brightest

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
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What began as an invitation to a basketball game nearly 40 years ago has blossomed into a friendship between Jerry and Kay Jennett and Valdosta State University. A highly successful businessman, Jerry has always been an avid sports fan and someone who sees a need and immediately takes action. “Kay and I were at a…

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Alumnus Works with Students to Create Jobs in Kenya

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
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  Contributing writer: Amber Smith, ‘13 Levy Odera, ’05 & 06, teamed up with Valdosta State University Enactus (formerly Students in Free Enterprise) students to help create jobs for women in Kenya. Odera, a native of Kenya, was a member of SIFE as a student and is excited to be working with Enactus students on…

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Project Focused On Graduating More Science Teachers

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
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Through a partnership with the Valdosta City School System and an award of nearly $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation, Valdosta State University expects to more than double the number of science teachers it graduates each year. The first cohort of academically talented, financially needy astronomy, geosciences, biology, chemistry, and physics students was recruited…

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