FVSU News

June 2018

  • College of Agriculture News

    Love & Agriculture

    William and Allison Harden first met on Fort Valley State University’s campus 15 years ago.

    College sweethearts share their love for one another and for their alma mater

    A love and agricultural connection that began at Fort Valley State University …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Mastering the juggling act: FVSU retiree reaches milestones serving students, local communities

    Dr. Vivian Fluellen, chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, retires after 37 years of service

    Dr. Vivian Fluellen’s husband, Jared Fluellen Sr. (FVSU’s farm manager), and their granddaughter, McKenna Elizabeth Lee Carter, celebrate her retirement.

    Wearing multiple …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    FVSU graduate student wins food safety award

    Richa Arya receives cash award and certificate for using pulsed ultraviolet-light (UV-light) to inactivate Escherichia coli (E. coli) K12 on goat meat surfaces

    A Fort Valley State University graduate student received recognition at a recent conference in Beltsville, Maryland, for …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    Agricultural students earn top awards at national conference

    Fort Valley State University students Rene Bynum, Demetrius Callaway and Kiamata Dukes win first, second and third place awards

    A national organization that empowers minorities in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences recently awarded three Fort Valley State University students …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    FVSU researcher uses natural approach to combat harmful bacteria on goat meat

    Helping to ensure food safety and quality, Dr. Ajit Mahapatra and his graduate assistant, Hema Degala, combine two non-thermal alternatives to kill the Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria on goat meat

    The recent outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) in …

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    Police Chief Anita Allen Talks Safety, Trust, and Student-Centered Policing

    As Police Chief Anita Allen prepared for her first day at FVSU, she sat down with media studies major Randall Barnes to discuss safety, trust, mentoring, customer service, and student-centered policing. She highlights the importance of training, transparency, being responsive …

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May 2018

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    FVSU Names Dexter Odom, CPA, Vice President for Business and Finance

    (Fort Valley, GA)— Fort Valley State today announced the appointment of Dexter I. Odom as the university’s vice president for business and finance and chief business officer. In this role, Odom will oversee the institution’s accounting, budgeting, and strategic financing, …

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  • Wildcat Spotlight: Marquette King

    King

    “I do some extreme things, but I know that no other punter in the league is doing. And that’s my goal because I just want to stand out. I want to be the best at what I do. Fort Valley

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