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A special welcome message from the president

Fort Valley State University President Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith welcomes news and returning students to campus for the Fall 2014 semester. Classes began August 18, 2014.

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FVSU to host first International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exhibition

During the Labor Day holiday, Fort Valley State University will host a new festival that will celebrate global and cultural diversity. The campus is holding its inaugural International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exhibition on August 30, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is two dollars per person. Children 12 and under and FVSU students with a valid I.D. enter free. Free parking.

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It’s move-in day for FVSU freshmen

There’s a surge of new energy in Wildcat Country. On Thursday, August 14, beginning at 7 a.m., cars packed to the brim lined up at FVSU’s main entrance for Freshman Move-In Day. Excited, first-time college students embarking on a new adventure checked into their rooms, unpacked and registered for classes.

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FVSU Blue Machine Marching Band continues fundraiser

Fort Valley State University's Blue Machine Marching Band wants its supporters to help drum up financial funding for the band. Members are trying to raise funds to help the band remain competitive. The money will help the unit buy new uniforms, purchase new instruments and cover the travel expenses.

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FVSU programs rank top ten in scholastic publication

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a journal that tracks diversity trends within colleges and universities across America, ranked FVSU sixth in its Top 100 Degree Producers list for producing African-American graduates with degrees in both mathematics and statistics, and the areas of agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences.

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FVSU named to national top-ten list of affordable, low-debt universities

Recently, The Institute of College Access and Success ranked Fort Valley State University seventh in the nation for having the lowest levels of debt per students in its new study released on December 2013.

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FVSU president celebrates first year in office

Fort Valley State University President Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith is celebrating the completion of an inaugural year that not only includes the launching of two key academic programs, but also the forging of new strategic academic alliances, the creation of a global initiatives program, the hiring of three new academic leaders and the appointment of several new faces to his leadership team..

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Annual Scholarship & Awards Reception

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August 30, 2014

International Cultural Festival and Soccer Exhibition - New Details!

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Missed an FVSU event?

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September 1, 2014

Labor Day - University Closed

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October 19-25, 2014

2014 FVSU Homecoming Week

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November 6, 2014

Founders Day Observance

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September 6, 2014

2014 Football Season Begins

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Alumni Spotlight: Katura Wright

Katura Wright, a 1998 plant science alumna, assumes the position of assistant state conservationist for programs at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office in Athens. As the assistant state conservationist for programs, Wright is responsible for the coordination, direction and evaluation of farm bill programs in Georgia. She began her new position June 30.

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