VALDOSTA, GA (07/08/2020)-- Valdosta State University is proud to announce the members of its graduating class of Spring 2020.
More than 1,100 students were recognized during VSU's 229th Commencement.
Due to the ongoing global health crisis, VSU's Spring 2020 graduation festivities, including a Graduate School Ceremony and an Undergraduate Ceremony, were held on a virtual stage and featured high-powered student speakers. The entire university community was invited to gather around their televisions, computers, laptops, tablets, or smartphones to honor the exceptional achievements of all the graduates, who were home celebrating with family and friends as their names were called.
"Our graduates have overcome countless obstacles, including this ongoing pandemic, to do the hard work necessary to earn a college degree," said Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, president of VSU. "I am so proud of their tireless commitment, and I am inspired by the dedicated faculty and staff who supported these students on their journey to this day."
The following area residents graduated from VSU:
Whitney Anderson of Ft. Stewart earned the Bachelor of Arts in English
Brooke Boyd of Ludowici earned the Education Specialist in School Counseling
Kyana Calhoun of Ludowici earned the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art
Savannah Dozier of Ludowici earned the Bachelor of Science in Education in Communication Disorders
Wendy Dunwody of Ludowici earned the Master of Social Work
Tyler Fata of Hinesville earned the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
Constance Ford of Hinesville earned the Education Specialist in Teacher Leadership
Candice King of Ludowici earned the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
Madison McArthur of Glennville earned the Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education
Breiana Woods of Midway earned the Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Established in 1906, Valdosta State University is a premier comprehensive university that offers both the extensive academic, cultural, and social opportunities of a major university and the small classes and close, personal attention of smaller institutions. VSU boasts more than 100 degree, certificate, and endorsement programs on campus and online for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a full menu of extracurricular activities, from national championship athletic and academic teams to honors organizations, sororities and fraternities, intramural sports, educational and service clubs, a symphony orchestra, art and theatre, research opportunities, and more. VSU is committed to creating a campus culture focused on individual student success, providing students with expanded transformational and experiential learning opportunities, and increasing regional impact by serving as a resource and innovative leader for South Georgia. On the Web: www.valdosta.edu