Woman’s Center

The mission of the Fort Valley State University Women’s Center (FVSUWC) is to offer service programs and education designed to provide and to enhance the knowledge, skills, and values needed by women to complete secondary and post-secondary educational programs, maintain and promote a healthy lifestyle, secure employment or start a business.

Throughout the academic year, the Women’s Center will offer continuous support by providing programs, workshops, and services to foster personal development and growth, skills training, and social responsibility seminars concentrating in four categories as follows:

Education

  1. Cultural Images of Women
  2. Academic Success
    1. Undergraduate/Graduate Programs
      1. College Completion
      2. Peer Mentoring
    2. Faculty/Staff Mentor’s
  3. Middle School/High School Programs
    1. Post Secondary Education Options
  4. Book Clubs

Health and Wellness Program

  1. Health and Nutrition
  2. Physical Health
    1. Obesity and Eating Disorders
    2. Health Screenings
      1. Fibroid Tumors
      2. Heart Disease
      3. Diabetes
    3. AIDS Awareness
    4. HPV Prevention
    5. Body Image Week
    6. Breast Cancer Awareness
    7. Pregnancy
  3. Mental Health

Career and Professional Development

  1. Women in Higher Education
    1. Women Mentoring Women
    2. Faculty/Staff/Student/Community
      1. Navigating the Tenure Track
    3. Career/Professional Development
    4. Workshops/Seminars:
      1. Women in Athletics and Business
      2. Women in the Agriculture
      3. Women in the Arts and Humanities
      4. Women in Science and Technology
    5. Achieving Work/Life Balance
  2. Faithbased/Community Programs
    1. Woman to Woman Programs

Violence Prevention Program

  1. Violence Prevention Workshops
    1. Ending Violence Against Women
      1. Domestic Violence, Date Rape, Violence Against Women, Teen Violence and Stalking

The desired location for the Women’s Center is a visible, comfortable environment in which women may obtain information about programs and services, meet to plan events, and conduct small group discussions to articulate and solve problems.

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