A Blazer Celebrates a Victory - Linebacker Chas Matthews and his teammates defeated the Winston-Salem State University Rams in the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championship Game. Matthews is a senior from Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
The Happening is Happening - One of fall semester's most anticipated events is The Happening, held on the front lawn. It provides a forum in which local businesses and organizations meet face to face with VSU students to offer useful knowledge about the university and the community surrounding them.
VSU Offers a Primary Example of the Comedy-ballet Genre - Valdosta State University Theatre and Dance presented Moliere’s “The Would-Be Gentleman,” a comedy of social ascension, Nov. 8-14, 2012 on the Sawyer Theatre stage.
VSU Honors Fallen Soldiers with National Roll Call - Valdosta State University joined the National Roll Call project to honor American service men and women by hosting simultaneous ceremonies across the nation. The Remembrance Day National Roll Call event, sponsored by VSU’s chapter of Student Veterans of America (VSU Vets), was held Nov. 12, 2012, in front of the Student Union.
Volleyball and Much More - Valdosta State's Campus Recreation Department offers aquatics, club sports, intramural sports, outdoor adventures, and fitness and wellness programs.
On the Mall - The pedestrian mall in the center of campus comes to life between classes and throughout the day. It's a great place to meet up with friends or visit information tables staffed by student organizations.
Cheering on The Blazers - Valdosta State Cheerleaders celebrate a Blazers scoring drive with flips in the end zone at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium
Binding Them With Science - Valdosta State University’s College of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of activities to excite young people about the world of science during its annual Science Saturdays Series.
The Student Union: Center of the Campus Community - VSU's Student Union is home to a theater, the university bookstore, meeting rooms, a convenience store, the Union Station game room, ballrooms and plenty of space for students to relax with friends.
Rock Group - Dr. Mark Groszos, associate professor of geology in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences, studies how rocks tell the story of the Earth’s history. With a mission to enhance instruction of this subject in public schools, Groszos led a group of teachers on a statewide excursion reinforcing basic geologic concepts in July 2012.
Star Attraction - Valdosta State's 47-seat planetarium is equipped with a Digitarium Kappa digital projector, the first of its kind in the world. With this facility, planetarium staff can reproduce the night sky as seen from anywhere on Earth or from the surface of any object in the solar system, and at any time in history, past or future. The VSU Planetarium serves as a valuable teaching tool and as a facility for an extensive public outreach program. Astronomy majors give planetarium shows for thousands of visiting school children and members of nonprofit civic organizations.
VSU Softball Team Recognized in Parade of Champions - The City of Valdosta and Lowndes County hosted a parade of champions on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 to recognize three Valdosta State University NCAA Division II national championship teams.
The parade featured coaches, players and staff from Valdosta State's 2011 men's tennis team, 2012 softball team, and 2012 football team, will start at 4 p.m. in front of Mathis Auditorium, travel south down Patterson Street and conclude at Drexel Park.
France Comes to the Whitehead Auditorium - Music Director Howard Hsu conducts the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra's performance of “French Festival,”on Jan. 26, 2013. The concert featured prominent saxophonist and Valdosta State University faculty member Joren Cain in the Georgia premiere of Fernande Decruck’s seductive Sonata in C# for Saxophone and Orchestra.
Blazers Give! - Members of the university community joined VSU's 2012 National Championship football team to give blood in the University Union Ballroom on Feb 12, 2013. A total of 389 units were collected.
Crazy for the Blazers - Dedicated fans, known as the Complex Crazies, cheer on the men's and women's basketball teams during home games at the P.E. Complex.