FVSU News

May 2022

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    Graduation Story: Alabama native receives food and nutrition degree from FVSU

    Fort Valley State University is holding its 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 14. One of the many graduates earning a diploma will be Dartavious Pearson.

    Pearson, 24, a native of Dadeville, Alabama, is graduating with a degree in family …

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    Graduation Story: Reaching that happy place

    By Latasha Ford

    Against all odds, Audree’Auna Morris-Garrett discovered her calling and the support she needed to accomplish her goals at a small institution with huge opportunities.

    Her journey to Fort Valley State University almost did not happen, but a …

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    New Campus Chief of Police to be sworn in during ceremony

    Fort Valley, Ga. – Fort Valley State University will hold a swearing-in ceremony on Thursday, May 12th to formally install Antonio Fletcher as the new campus police chief. Fletcher comes to FVSU from Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, …

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    FVSU Campus Police Investigating Shooting

    (Fort Valley, GA.) – Fort Valley State University’s Police Department is investigating an on-campus shooting that left one student injured.

    FVSU Campus Police responded to reports of a single gunshot being fired at a residential facility shortly before 7 p.m., …

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April 2022

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    FVSU President Names New Campus Police Chief

    Fort Valley, Ga. – Antonio Fletcher has been appointed Fort Valley State University’s new chief of police, effective May 1. Fletcher comes to FVSU from Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, Ga., where he served as the institution’s top law …

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    Statesman, Philanthropist and FVSU Alumnus Calvin Smyre to address students

    (Fort Valley, Ga.) – Respected statesman, philanthropist, leader, and noted Fort Valley State University alumnus Calvin Smyre will be the commencement speaker for Spring 2022, scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022.

    Smyre, a 1970 FVSU graduate and native of Columbus, …

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    The Life & Legacy of FVSU Alum Rayfield Wright

    FVSU extends condolences to the Wright Family
    Fort Valley, Ga – Fort Valley State University is saddened to announce the passing of FVSU alumni and Hall of Fame Offensive Lineman for the Dallas Cowboys Rayfield Wright on Thursday, April 7.
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    FVSU Alum Rep. Calvin Symre wraps up 48 years in office

    FVSU salutes Honorable Calvin Smyre, a 1970 graduate of Fort Valley State College, as he wraps up 48 years in office. 

    Rep. Calvin Smyre has experienced many firsts in his career. He was the first lawmaker to represent his Columbus

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