May 2, 2006
06-078

Charles Harmon Director of University Relations, Sementha Mathews Manager of Public Information and Media Relations

Wehling receives Governor's Award in the Humanities

Dr. Susan Wehling, associate professor in Valdosta State University's Modern and Classical Languages Department, will be honored on Thursday, May 11, 2006, at the 21st Annual Governor's Awards in the Humanities luncheon in Atlanta.

Wehling will receive an award presented by the Georgia Humanities Council for "humanities heroes" of our state. The award recognizes her exemplary achievements that have fostered an understanding of the cultural traditions and values in the state of Georgia and have strengthened our community, character and citizenship in the state.

For more information, contact Dr. James LaPlant, assistant dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, at 333-5699, or visit http://www.georgiahumanities.org/programs/gov/awards.html . For more information concerning Dr. Wehling's humanities projects, contact Dr. Matthew Richard, associate professor in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, at 333-5485.