Valdosta State University Announces Fall 2018 Graduates from the local area

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VALDOSTA, GA (01/23/2019)– Valdosta State University is proud to announce the members of its graduating class of Fall 2018. This includes the following area residents:

Kathy Harris of Social Circle, who earned the Master of Education in Elementary Education

DeMarcia Adams of Loganville, who earned the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

Erin Deak of Loganville, who earned the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Robert Murphy of Loganville, who earned the Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Krystle Wilson of Loganville, who earned the Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education

Deja Youngblood of Loganville, who earned the Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration

More than 900 undergraduate and graduate students completed the requirements for their respective degrees during the Fall 2018 semester.

Morgan Atkinson of Monroe, who earned the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

Lisa Brooks of Monroe, who earned the Master of Education in Health and Physical Education

Brittany Potts of Monroe, who earned the Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Chad Riley of Monroe, who earned the Master of Education in Health and Physical Education

Audra Thomas of Monroe, who earned the Education Specialist in Teacher Leadership

“Graduation is a defining moment in every student’s life,” said Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, president of VSU. “We are excited to pay tribute to the outstanding efforts of our fall graduates and celebrate education as the foundation upon which success is built. These students have had to overcome any number of challenges to reach this point in their life’s journey. It is that very perseverance that protects and nurtures Blazer Nation’s 100-plus-year-old tradition of academic, creative, athletic, research, and service excellence. This celebration is not an ending but the beginning of many great things to come.”

Established in 1906, Valdosta State University is a premier comprehensive university that offers both the extensive academic, cultural, and social opportunities of a major university and the small classes and close, personal attention of smaller institutions. It boasts more than 100 degree, certificate, and endorsement programs on campus and online for undergraduate and graduate students. It also has a full menu of extracurricular activities, from national championship athletic and academic teams to honors organizations, sororities and fraternities, intramural sports, educational and service clubs, a symphony orchestra, art and theatre, research opportunities, and more. Even as underclassmen, students file patents on inventions and make life-changing scientific discoveries, present at national and international conferences, publish research in collaboration with their professors, work in campus-based clinics that benefit the community, live and learn at partner institutions around the globe through study abroad, and more. The possibilities are endless.

On the Web:

http://www.valdosta.edu/welcome.php

The press release was prepared for Your Local News by Readmedia Newswires.

 

 

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