Small farmers engage during stevia forum

A two-day meeting dedicated to assisting producers with growing stevia attracted several farmers, private company representatives and researchers to Fort Valley State University’s Agricultural Technology Conference Center. Also present were students from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Florida, and …

Message from President Paul Jones on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 6, 2020

Dear Wildcat Family,

We continue to monitor the news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Georgia Department of Health, and the University System of Georgia related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

This is a dynamic …

Professor receives first Fulbright assignment in South Africa

Fort Valley State University professor Dr. Thomas Terrill will soon travel across the world to help people better feed their families and improve their economic stability.

Selected earlier this year to serve three years as a Fulbright Specialist, Terrill, an …

Senior canines enjoy their golden years with help from FVSU

(From left) Dr. Oreta Samples, coordinator of Fort Valley State University’s Master of Public Health program and Ann Gillespie, a FVSU veterinary technician, pose with two dogs from FVSU’s kennel. 

Two Fort Valley State University employees are helping senior canines …

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 …

Ghana farmers receive help from Fort Valley State University expert

Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim (second from right), a Fort Valley State University associate professor of agricultural economics, visited northern Ghana summer 2017 and met with farmers to gather information on improving the country’s cowpea industry.

A $40,000 grant provided by the …

Interns use FVSU’s newest technology to solve crimes

Summer marks the beginning of reunions, picnics, vacations, camps, and sun-filled outdoor activities. Two students decided to spend their summer studying the latest techniques used to solve crimes inside Fort Valley State University’s criminology lab.

In June 2016, Shannon James, …