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VSU News

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Faculty/Staff Spotlight

Dr. Martinez

Passionate Instruction

Dr. Reynaldo Martinez credits the quality of Adult and Career Education (ACED) programs to the positive collaboration among its dedicated faculty members. But his impressive service record, obvious passion for teaching, and two recent awards from top professional organizations prove he is integral to the program's success.

In June, Martinez received the "Meritorious Service Award" by the University Council for Workforce and Human Resources Education (UCWHRE). He was then honored in July as the 2010 Outstanding Career and Technical Educator by the Trade and Industrial Educators of Georgia (GACTE). Read More >


It Pays to be a Blazer

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Being part of this campus community has some perks!

Check out how you can save 10% on automotive repairs, $10 off of Orlando amusement park tickets, and a variety of banking and restaurant discounts ...

Go to EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS for more information about how you can save with a flash of your VSU ID.


Empower Student Success


Whether it be online tutoring, group sessions or face-to-face support, the Student Success Center (SSC) offers a variety of resources to help students realize academic achievement.

Request an SSC classroom presentation to ensure your students know about the academic assistance available to them. You identify which topics — from time management and note taking to test taking skills and career planning — SSC staff members addresse during the seminar. General overview presentations are also available.

For more information about SSC resources available to instructors, e-mail ssc@valdosta.edu or call 229-333-7570.

Presentation request form


COSA's TAP Book Awards


The Council on Staff Affairs invites VSU tap participants to apply for a book award of $100.

Criteria for selection:
Academic achievement and community service. Past award recipients are eligible to apply. (One award per year).

Application Checklist: Applicants are responsible for submitting all materials to Yvonne Landers in Human Resources. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.

  • Online Application and essay (include work experience, school activities, family responsibilities, community service, honors and awards).
  • Transcript (Banner online transcripts are acceptable).

Completed application forms with supplemental materials must be submitted by Monday, August 23. Award recipients will be notified on August 30.

More Information >


Moe's grill

Welcome to Moe's

Moe’s Southwest Grill, known for it's "Welcome to Moe's" greeting and pop-culture inspired menu, set up shop in the heart of main campus at the Palms Retail Center. The limited menu features quesadillas, tacos, wraps and salads.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.