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  • Jackson Rainer 2 Media.jpg VSU’s Jackson Rainer publishes grief counseling, therapy book

    Dr. Jackson Patten Rainer recently published a book that offers tools, techniques, and compass points designed to help others with the experience of grief. "Life After Loss: Contemporary Grief Counseling and Therapy" is available for purchase from http://pesi.com/bookstore and www.amazon.com.

    September 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Duke 2013.JPG Brooks students congratulated

    Brooks County Middle School Principal Dr. Djana Goss, presented 13 seventh graders letters of congratulations for qualifying to participate in the Talent Search Program sponsored by Duke University.

    September 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • Brooks County Schools host Parent Connection workshops

    Brooks County Schools host Parent Connection workshops

    September 9, 2013

  • Junior Jackson Media.jpg VSU's Junior Jackson publishes book, hopes to inspire others

    Junior Jackson, senior marketing major at Valdosta State University, recently published a book, How The World Has Impacted Me! And How I Plan To Return The Favor!

    September 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • IMG_8838.JPG Quitman Elementary School recognized as High Progress School

    Quitman Elementary School (QES) was recognized on August 13th  as a “High Progress” school during the regular Brooks County School board meeting.   This recognition acknowledges that QES is a Title 1 school among the 10% of Title 1 schools in the state that is making the most progress in improving the performance of the “all students” group over three years on the statewide assessments.  A school may not be classified as a High-Progress School if there are significant achievement gaps across subgroups that are not closing in the school. Pictured (LtoR): Mrs. Tonja Healey, School Improvement 6-12 Curriculum and Instruction/ Title 1 Director; Mr. Derrick Jenkins, QES Assistant Principal and Mrs. Patty Hancock, QES Principal.

    August 28, 2013 1 Photo

  • VSU hosts 2013 Parents Weekend, Sept. 20-21

    Valdosta State University will host its 2012 Parents Weekend on Sept. 20 and 21.
    Check-in will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, followed by games in the Union Station, a dinner at Bas Bleu Brasserie with live entertainment from VSU students and professional singers, and then a showing of “Man of Steel” in the Student Union Theater.

    August 26, 2013

  • VSU's Beta Alphi Psi chapter recognized as Gold Chapter

    VSU's Beta Alphi Psi chapter recognized as Gold Chapter

    August 22, 2013

  • GregoryJacksonMedia1.jpg Gregory Jackson feels at home in the VSU chemistry lab

    A self-described “lab rat,” Gregory A. Jackson, 22, spent the summer tucked away inside his home away from home, the Valdosta State University Hugh C. Bailey Science Center. The senior chemistry major from Covington helped develop a collection of science experiments for an upcoming public school road show and also conducted research into the use of copper to treat tuberculosis and, possibly, cancer.

    August 21, 2013 2 Photos

  • ReadingCampaignMedia1.jpg VSU’s Dr. D., I READ! Campaign Surpasses Goal

    In May of 2012, Valdosta State University’s Ruby R. Sullivan Literacy Center kicked off a campaign to inspire children of all ages to want to read for fun. Fifteen months later, the Ruby R. Sullivan Literacy Center reached its goal. In fact, it surpassed its goal by more than 5 percent, placing the names of 10,500-plus devoted readers from around the world on the walls of the Dr. D., I READ! Hall of Fame.

    August 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • GIFT 2013.jpg Valdosta Schools staff participate in 2013 GIFT Program

    Founded in 1991 as a program of the Georgia Institute of Technology's CEISMC, GIFT provides paid summer STEM internships in industry workplaces and university laboratories for middle and high school science, mathematics, and technology teachers.

    August 19, 2013 1 Photo

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