Dreaming and Doing Student Spotlight: Jamika Smith

February 20, 2015 – Jamika Smith, a Fort Valley State University senior majoring in food and nutrition, is this edition’s spotlight student. Smith recently earned a Holley B. Alley Scholarship from the Georgia Nutrition Council.

The GNC, a nonprofit organization,

FVSU celebrates centenarian alum Wilhemina Marie Hardeman Collins

February 20, 2015 – Fort Valley State University celebrates centenarian alum Wilhelmina Marie Hardeman Collins.

Collins who was better known as “Marie” was born March 5, 1914 to Thomas Beauregard and Wilhelmina Califf Hardeman.  She is the third of eight

FVSU Alum Spotlight: Shanah Sharpe

Where are you from?

I am originally from Kingston, Jamaica. I moved to Atlanta, Ga. when I was fifteen years of age (tenth grade).

How did you end up at FVSU and when did you graduate?

I learned about Fort

Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardner

The Fort Valley State University Spotlight is featuring Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardener. The alumna earned her doctorate in computational chemistry in 2013. The 29-year-old is currently teaching as a chemistry professor at Hinds Community College. She currently conducts research in computational …

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardner

December 21, 2014 – The Fort Valley State University Spotlight is featuring Dr. Noel Matthews-Gardener. The alumna earned her doctorate in computational chemistry in 2013. The 29-year-old is currently teaching as a chemistry professor at Hinds Community College. She currently …

Dreaming and Doing Student Spotlight: Fenika Miller

November 25, 2014 – This month’s featured student is Fenika Miller, a property manager and the chair of Houston County’s Democratic Committee.  Miller is a nontraditional student who decided to return to Fort Valley State University’s campus to complete her …

Alumni Spotlight: Safira Sutton

November 7, 2014 –This issue, Fort Valley State University is featuring Safira Sutton, a doctoral student at the University of Georgia’s plant pathology program, as our featured alum.

Sutton recently received a $9,500 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program

FVSU Alum Spotlight: Thelma Madzima

September 5, 2014 – This month, Fort Valley State University is featuring alum Dr. Thelma F. Madzima in our alum spotlight. Madzima is currently a post-doctoral research associate in the McGinnis Laboratory in the Department of Biological Science at Florida

Geneva West

For the month of August, Fort Valley State University is honoring Geneva West, a Wildcat alum who is helping young girls accomplish their dreams of pursuing careers in S.T.E.M (science, technology, engineering, and math) while building their self-esteem.
West is

Alumni Spotlight: Geneva West

For the month of August, Fort Valley State University is honoring Geneva West, a Wildcat alum who is helping young girls accomplish their dreams of pursuing careers in S.T.E.M (science, technology, engineering, and math) while building their self-esteem.
West is