February 7, 2014

Erica Even, Student Assistant

Blood Drive Feb. 11, 2014

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University’s Blazer football team will host a blood drive from noon until 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the Student Union Ballroom.

All blood donors will receive a limited edition T-shirt for their contribution. Appointments can be set up online at www.redcrossblood.org then go to “Find a blood drive near you” and use sponsor code: vsu and date: Feb. 11, 2014.

The Blazer football team has been working with the American Red Cross to collect blood for several years. This particular drive is one of the largest in Valdosta, and the team’s goal is to collect 400 pints of blood.

Contact Claire Bowen at claire.bowen@redcross.org for more information.

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.