FVSU Alumni Spotlight: Brian Cornish

Growing up, the championship bragging rights in Brian Cornish’s household belonged to his father, a Wildcat football team member who won three championships with his teammates. Today, Cornish, Class of 2017, has his own story to tell after helping to …

FVSU alumni spotlight: Lillian Oglesby

A 2012 Fort Valley State University alumna is fighting to eradicate a disease impacting Florida citrus farmers.

Lillian Oglesby, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in plant science and minor in biotechnology, works the frontline at the USDA’s Agricultural Research …

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 …

FVSU graduates shine at 2015 commencement

December 12, 2015 – Fort Valley State University graduates received motivating advice from a trailblazer and scholar that overcame significant barriers to make history. This year’s commencement keynote speaker was Dr. Gary A. McGaha, president of Atlanta Metropolitan State College,

FVSU donors give big dollars to support institution

November 13, 2015 – Fort Valley State University supporters recently provided major support to the institution during homecoming with on-field check presentations totally more than $323,000. Donors included:

• Dr. Jessica Bailey & Dr. Morteza Sadri $10,000
• Mr. Paul …

FVSU's DeKalb Alumni chapter awarded alumni chapter of the year

August 2, 2015 – Fort Valley State University’s DeKalb Alumni Chapter is in the national spotlight for its outstanding efforts in supporting the university. The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame recently awarded the chapter its Fourth Annual Legacy …

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

FVSU to host 6th Annual Lomax-Porter Golf Tournament

May 22, 2015 – Golfers can tee off for cash prizes and bragging rights during an annual tournament that will raise money to support Fort Valley State University’s football program. The university will host its 6th Annual Lomax-Porter Golf Tournament …