November 7, 2000
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Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

Valdosta State University News Now

Visitation Day Saturday Nov. 11

Valdosta State University will host Visitation Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. High school juniors and seniors, transfer students, parents, teachers and counselors are invited to attend this event to learn more about VSU and its admission procedures.

Representatives from the Admissions Office, Student Government Association, Greek Life and all academic departments will be available to answer questions and provide information to potential students and their families, beginning at 10 a.m. in the P.E. Complex.

Campus tours will be available and lunch will be provided to all visitors in the Palms Dining Center.

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 333-5791.

Alumni support Blazers in final game of the season

All VSU alumni are invited to C.J.'s Pub and Pool, 1201 Baytree Road, on Saturday Nov. 11, to watch the Blazers take on West Georgia College. The game begins at 7 p.m. and will be televised locally on AT&T Broadband Cable channel 19. The VSU Alumni Association will provide free appetizers to the first 75 alumni who attend this event.

VSU to hold Senior Art Exhibit Nov. 12-Dec. 6

The Valdosta State University Art Department will sponsor a Senior Art Exhibit, Nov. 12-Dec. 6 in the VSU Art Gallery (Fine Arts Building). An opening reception will be held Nov. 12 from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

This event will display the works of VSU's senior art majors and allows visitors the opportunity to see all works displayed in one exhibition.

This year's exhibition will include a variety of media including paintings, drawings, ceramics, graphics, animation, sculpture, jewelry, printmaking and photography.

Students exhibiting are Shannon Brookerd, Christa Bryan, Tim Duke, Preston Hart, Luci Haynes, Elizabeth Heden, Joey Howard, Minori Ishibashi, John Milan, Sharron O'Brien, Amanda Paulk, Michelina Panetti, Lauren Roberts, Keith Varni, Jennifer Wysowski and Rick Yentzer.

The Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Art Department 333-5835.

Valdosta State University celebrates international education

The week of Nov. 13-17, has been declared International Education Week, by President Bill Clinton. In response to this national recognition Valdosta State University's Office of International Programs has various events scheduled to highlight international education on campus and in the Valdosta community.

Dr. Hugh C. Bailey, VSU president, will kickoff the week by signing a proclamation designating this week as International Education Week at VSU, on Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the University Center Theater. Following the signing of the proclamation, Rusty Griffin, president and CEO of Griffin LLC, will give the keynote address focusing on the importance of international education to the people of South Georgia.

The following events have been scheduled:

* An essay contest: Students are encouraged to submit an essay about an international experience they have had. The winner will receive $50.

* A variety of international meals will be served in the Palms Dining Center throughout the week.

* "Lawrence of Arabia" will be the international movie, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., University Center Theater.

For more information, contact the Office of International Programs at 333-7410.