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Fort Valley State University’s ninth president, Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, assumed the helm of the institution nine months ago in July 2013. On Friday, April 11, 2014, he was officially inaugurated following a week of special events.
Wildcat alum, Dr. Robert J. Jones, a Grammy-award winning singer and president of one of New York state’s largest universities, The State University of New York, Albany, will deliver the keynote address for the 73rd annual Spring Commencement Ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3.
The Office of Sponsored Programs presents the 2014 Spring Training and Recognition Program on Thursday, April 24 • 11:30 a.m., in the C.W. Pettigrew Center. The annual Spring Training and Recognition Program affords the Office of Sponsored Programs and Fort Valley State University the opportunity to acknowledge FVSU faculty and staff for their efforts and successes in grantsmanship.
Fort Valley State University students will present their social science research next month at the Banks-Pierro-Rutland-Bellamy Colloquium (BRBP) on Friday, April 25. FVSU Wildcats will present social science research papers, while competing for cash prizes starting at 9 a.m.
On April 17, Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program will offer residents the Landowner Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE) workshop. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Young’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 710 Shirley Ave. in Douglas, Ga. To pre-register, visit http://www.fvsu.edu/life-workshop, or call (478) 825-6580.
Free legal services will be offered to residents of Fort Valley and surrounding areas on April 22. This opportunity is provided through Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Service at the Free Wills Clinic. The clinic will be held at FVSU’s Agricultural Technology Conference Center, 46 Camp John Hope Road in Fort Valley, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. re-register by April 18.