FVSU News

May 2018

  • Lloyd

    Alumni Highlight: Greg Lloyd, ’87

    Alumnus Greg Lloyd, 1987, Pittsburgh Steeler #95, revolutionized the way the Pittsburgh Steelers utilized the position of outside linebacker, striking fear in the hearts of quarterbacks and offensive lines. With 54 sacks, he was named to five Pro-Bowls and was …

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    Alumni Highlight: Larry Rayfield Wright, ’67

    FVSU Alumnus Rayfield Wright played in five Super Bowls, tied for the third most in history.

    Wright is an NFL Legend and inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006. During his 13-year career with the Dallas Cowboys, …

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  • Tate

    Alumni Profile: Dr. Horace Tate

    It’s easy to forget that there was a time in Georgia when teaching blacks to read was prohibited by law and punishable with the most violent treatment. Education, the slave master’s knew, was a ticket to freedom. In the decades …

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    Alumni Profile: Willie Lee Talton

    Elected in 2005 to represent Warner Robins in the Georgia House of Representatives, Alumnus Willie Lee Talton was the first African-American Republican elected to the Georgia legislature since Reconstruction. He served as chairman of the Special Rules Committee, vice-chairman of …

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  • Alumni Profile: Lonnie Bartley, ’83

    When Lonnie Bartley, ’83, first retired from coaching in 2013, he was already a history maker and a national legend. On January 14, 2013, his 632nd career victory as coach of the Lady Wildcats basketball team marked the most

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  • College of Agriculture News

    FVSU family and consumer sciences professor wins state award

    FVSU professor Dr. Linda Johnson (center) joins her Family and Consumer Sciences Club officers after receiving the Julius Benton Professional Improvement Award at the University of Georgia (UGA) Griffin campus.

    “I really enjoy what I do. I’m most proud of

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    Anita F. Allen Named FVSU Chief of Police

    Fort Valley State University today announced the appointment of Anita F. Allen as the university’s chief of police. As chief, she will supervise the university’s police department, including security planning, criminal investigation, legal compliance, surveillance and data management, safety training, …

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  • College of Agriculture News

    National organization awards FVSU dairy scientist

    Dr. Young Park, a Fort Valley State University professor of food science, is a recipient of the 2018 American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Fellow Award.

    The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is honoring Dr. Young Park, a Fort Valley State …

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