USDA $200,000 grant aims to help FVSU professor zap peanut plant pest

A new USDA-funded research project by a Fort Valley State University professor will focus on helping peanut farmers throughout the southeastern United States protect their crops from damage and avert enormous financial losses.

Georgia peanut farmers have been plagued by

FVSU alumni spotlight: Braculus Johnson

For Braculus Johnson, earning a bachelor’s degree in political science at Fort Valley State University was not about achieving a personal goal; it was about teaching young people the importance of getting a college education.

Most people would say the …

Student Spotlight: Ceola Mitchell

Wherever he travels, Fort Valley State University senior Ceola Mitchell sees himself as the unofficial ambassador and representative for the campus. The former Wildcats football player tells anyone he can about the university’s academic programs and how the campus has …

Dreaming and Doing Spotlight: Brandon Beaty

March 17, 2015 – Brandon Beaty, a senior majoring in plant biotechnology, is our featured student in our dreaming and doing spotlight this month.

The Corpus Christi, Texas native has won several major awards for his research into tomato volatiles

FVSU alumni spotlight: Hollis Towns

This month’s Fort Valley State University alumni spotlight is one of America’s top media executives.

FVSU alum Hollis Towns is the executive editor and vice president for news at Asbury Park Press. Towns also is the former president for the

Alum Spotlight: John Levell Miles

June 15, 2015 – This month, Fort Valley State University alum spotlight will highlight John Levell Miles, who was recently named an extension agent for the Nacogdoches County Extension Service. He is part of the Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension …

FVSU Alumni Spotlight: Tamara Brown Payne

April 24, 2015 – This month’s featured alum for the Wildcat Dreams is Dr. Tamara Brown Payne, a licensed therapist, certified counselor and holistic life coach/strategist. She is currently an assistant professor of Rehabilitation Counseling at Fort Valley State University.…

Dreaming and Doing Spotlight: Ashley Davis

March 31, 2015 – A Fort Valley State University Cooperative Developmental Energy Program scholar is setting the bar for high achievement and academic excellence on campus. Ashley Davis is the recipient of the 2015 University System of Georgia’s Academic Recognition

Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Bowers

Feb. 21, 2014 – Fort Valley State University alum Jasmine Danielle Bowers’ efforts to educate youths about financial literacy has resulted in her recent recognition by a national online magazine.

The 22-year-old, who was named to the 2014 Young Futurists …