October 25, 2013

Erica Even, Student Assistant

100 Women in Pink Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University graduate student Ha’gar Simpson is hosting the 100 Women in Pink event to support those who have been affected by breast cancer. Women in pink will have a group photo taken at 10:30 a.m., Oct. 30 at the fountain in front of the University Center.

Simpson asks anyone who is participating to wear pink and to bring a $1 to $5 donation, which will go toward purchasing wigs for cancer patients. The wigs will be donated to South Georgia Medical Center Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center.

VSU faculty, staff and staff, along with members of the community are invited to attend. Informational brochures and small gifts will be handed out to those who attend.

Contact Ha’gar Simpson at hgsimpson@valdosta.edu or (850) 255-9003 for more information on this event.

Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities.

The story above demonstrates VSU's commitment to meeting the following goals:

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/administration/planning/strategic-plan.php to learn more.