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Childhood dreams become reality

Fri, March 03, 2017
Dr. Terrence Ferguson (veterinary science c/o '92) shares how hi…

Mastering a growing craft

Tue, February 14, 2017
Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program i…

LEAD21 helps FVSU employees hone leadership skills

Fri, January 13, 2017
Two Fort Valley State University College of Agriculture employee…

Students receive awards at the International Environmental Youth Symposium

Mon, November 21, 2016
Fort Valley State University biotechnology graduate students rec…

Peace Corps makes information stop at FVSU

Fri, November 11, 2016
Representatives from the Peace Corps and other agencies such as …

New food science degree aims to prepare students for demanding careers

Tue, November 08, 2016
Fort Valley State University is offering a new innovative degree…

Interactive HungerU exhibit stops at Fort Valley State University

Tue, November 08, 2016
Students at Fort Valley State University will have the opportuni…

FVSU Master of Public Health students enlightened on lupus

Fri, November 04, 2016
Several Fort Valley State University students will better unders…

Peace Corps Prep Program meeting to be held at FVSU

Tue, November 01, 2016
Students interested in participating in an overseas experience a…

James Harrison Hill, Sr. Book Scholarship awarded to agriculture student

Tue, October 25, 2016
Keavoydre Buchanan, a Fort Valley State University freshman agri…

Fort Valley State student earns scholarship from insurance company

Fri, October 14, 2016
A Fort Valley State University student will receive $1,250 per s…

FVSU continues to develop study abroad learning opportunities for students

Wed, October 12, 2016
Students matriculating in Fort Valley State University’s Depar…

Fort Valley State students learn import-export methods in China

Fri, September 30, 2016
China, the world’s most populated country with more than 1.3 b…

Students enjoy outdoor activities at 4-H FFA Agriculture Youth Field Day

Wed, September 21, 2016
More than 248 students in grades 4-12 from across middle Georgia…

Fort Valley State University’s Mobile Information Technology Unit featured on newscast

Thu, September 15, 2016
FVSU's Mobile Information Technology Unit traveled to the Chatta…

FVSU receives renewal funding from the USDA 1890 Facilities Grant Program

Wed, September 14, 2016
Fort Valley State University recently received grant renewal fun…

Ghana civil servants visit FVSU’s Meat Technology Center

Mon, August 29, 2016
Three civil servants from Ghana visited Fort Valley State Univer…

Fort Valley State University research scientist helps farmers in Bangladesh address food security, land use efficiency

Thu, August 04, 2016
Dr. Hari Singh, a Fort Valley State University researcher and as…

Communicators earn top awards from an international organization

Tue, July 12, 2016
The Association of Communication Excellence (ACE) in Agriculture…

Teens participate in AgDiscovery program at Fort Valley State University

Fri, July 01, 2016
Sixteen 14-17 year-old high school students from across the U.S.…

Georgia high school students selected for TEAM Success program

Fri, June 10, 2016
Before 17 middle Georgia students enroll in classes for fall 201…

Fulbright Scholar addresses scientists at Fort Valley State University

Wed, June 08, 2016
Dr. Babul C. Sarker, a visiting Fulbright Scholar from Banglades…

Hoop house tour educates small farmers looking to extend the growing season

Fri, May 13, 2016
More than 40 farmers, educators and Extension agents traveled th…

Peace Corps and Fort Valley State University Announce New Peace Corps Prep Program

Tue, March 29, 2016
Fort Valley State University is the first HBCU to launch a Prep …

Ham and Egg Breakfast returns

Thu, March 17, 2016
Engage in conversation, eat a hearty breakfast and enquire about…

Peace Corps director to visit Fort Valley State University

Fri, March 11, 2016
A head of an independent federal agency is coming to Fort Valley…

Openings available for agriculture students to study in Honduras

Mon, March 07, 2016
A free trip to Central America awaits Fort Valley State Universi…

College of Agriculture holds official ribbon cutting for family development complex

Thu, March 03, 2016
On March 3 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., personnel from FVSU's Coll…

Free conference provides information about agriculture, technology, health

Wed, February 24, 2016
Free workshops about farming, health, wellness and technology ar…

FVSU to celebrate America Saves Week

Mon, February 22, 2016
Persons interested in saving money and achieving financial freed…

U.S. Department of Agriculture personnel receive training at FVSU

Fri, February 19, 2016
From as far north as Bellingham, Wash., and as far south as Miam…

Student shares summertime trek in China

Wed, January 27, 2016
A Fort Valley State University student can add his name to the l…

Agriculture students share study abroad experiences in China, Honduras

Wed, January 06, 2016
Visiting a foreign country, learning about a new culture and tas…

Farmers learn information, share experiences at meeting in Albany

Tue, November 24, 2015
Loans, crops and farming methods dominated the topics of discuss…

FVSU to serve as site for disaster response training

Wed, November 11, 2015
More than 50 veterinary professionals from across the U.S. will …

FVSU professor honored at largest agricultural exposition in US

Tue, November 03, 2015
Officials of the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition honored Dr. Wil…

FVSU to offer international career training program spring 2016

Tue, November 03, 2015
The Peace Corps and Fort Valley State University are collaborati…

Grant funding to aid new bioinformatics courses, laboratory

Tue, November 03, 2015
Fort Valley State University's College of Agriculture, Family Sc…

Monsanto awards biotechnology student $10,000 in scholarship funds

Tue, November 03, 2015
With the help of a $10,000 scholarship, Madalyn Bryant, a Fort V…

Mobile unit provides site for record keeping training

Mon, October 05, 2015
Fort Valley State University’s Mobile Information Technology C…

Training promotes chemical free crop growing methods

Fri, September 25, 2015
A crowd of more than 50 county agents, small farmers, Fort Valle…

Fort Valley State University’s Head Start Program receives additional funding

Mon, September 21, 2015
The additional funding will serve as start-up money to provide s…

Dr. Kannan selected to chair the 1890 Association of Research Directors

Wed, September 16, 2015
For the next two years, Kannan will serve as chair of the 1890 A…

County agent earns award from the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute

Thu, September 03, 2015
A county extension agent's commitment to educate diverse communi…

FVSU professor oversees international journal

Wed, September 02, 2015
Dr. Young W. Park, a professor of food science at Fort Valley St…

Mobini named College of Agriculture interim assistant dean for academic programs

Wed, September 02, 2015
A veteran Fort Valley State University professor is taking on a …

Nigerian university looks to build collaborative partnership with FVSU

Tue, August 18, 2015
Fort Valley State University and Gregory University, Uturu (GUU)…

FVSU provides site for avian influenza training

Thu, July 30, 2015
Georgia’s $28 billion poultry production industry, the largest…

President Bailey to address policymakers in Washington D.C.

Wed, July 08, 2015
ort Valley State University Interim President Dr. Jessica Bailey…

Cooperative Extension Program collaborates with non-profit to educate south Georgia farmers

Thu, July 02, 2015
South Georgia farmers seeking information to improve their opera…

FVSU 4-H camp exposes participants to sciences and healthy living practices

Wed, June 17, 2015
Making new friends, participating in hands-on activities and lea…

Georgia high school students begin TEAM Success program

Fri, June 05, 2015
Before high school classes begin in the fall of 2015, 17 young p…

AgDiscovery Program exposes students to unique career paths

Fri, June 05, 2015
Excitement filled the Wildcat Commons Clubhouse as 16 high schoo…

FVSU SAFE Center provides shelter for puppies headed to Colorado

Wed, May 27, 2015
Four abandoned puppies escaped certain death courtesy of living …

County agent shares agriculture production practices with members of an exchange program

Wed, May 27, 2015
Charlie Grace, Fort Valley State University’s Dougherty County…

U.S. Department of Agriculture administrator to visit Fort Valley State University

Thu, May 21, 2015
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary of Adm…

Accreditation renewed for veterinary technology program

Tue, May 19, 2015
This year's accrediting process consisted of several steps to in…

FVSU Family and Consumer Sciences programs earn reaccreditation

Mon, May 18, 2015
Fort Valley State University students majoring in programs withi…

Students honored for academic achievements at annual Agri-Demic Forum

Thu, May 07, 2015
Fort Valley State University students majoring in agricultural d…

Local children enjoy outdoor fun at Fort Valley State University

Wed, April 29, 2015
More than 200 children from local child care and kindergarten ce…

Georgia Youth Ka’Shawn Burke Talks Poverty, Hunger with President Obama in the Oval Office

Mon, April 27, 2015
Georgia youth Ka’Shawn Burke joined a delegation of eight 4-H…

FVSU celebrates the national Week of the Young Child

Tue, April 21, 2015
Fort Valley State University’s Child Development Center and He…

FVSU students showcase research at national convention

Tue, April 21, 2015
Senior agricultural economics majors TaNia Rowland and Oneisha G…

Head Start programs awarded a $5.8 million dollar grant

Tue, April 14, 2015
More than 500 children in middle Georgia will soon reap the bene…

International crowd visits campus to attend annual paulownia conference

Wed, April 01, 2015
More than 100 people from across the U.S. and internationally tr…

Students study abroad for spring break in the Caribbean

Wed, April 01, 2015
Exploring tropical waterfalls, experiencing Caribbean culture an…

Green Up, Clean Up activity helps nearly 30 household’s jumpstart spring cleaning

Mon, March 30, 2015
Nearly 30 middle Georgia households kicked off spring cleaning b…

Farm, Home and Ministers' conference connects community to resources

Mon, March 23, 2015
Three days of learning and sharing came to a close on Saturday M…

Farmers learn how to increase crop yields in soil fertility workshop

Fri, March 06, 2015
Irwin County Extension agent Stinson Troutman, organized a works…

FVSU Agricultural Economics Club members compete at national conference

Mon, February 23, 2015
Seven members of Fort Valley State University’s Agricultural E…

4-H Club members discuss drug abuse, careers in science with experts over the Internet

Wed, February 04, 2015
More than 16 young people from Fort Valley received a chance to …

High school student conducts experiments at Fort Valley State University

Mon, January 26, 2015
Auriel Wright, a senior attending Northeast High School in Macon…

Fort Valley State’s 4-H Program to participate in national drug awareness discussion

Tue, January 20, 2015
Fort Valley State University’s 4-H Healthy Living Club members…

FVSU provides care to local stray dogs before they travel north

Fri, January 09, 2015
Employees of Fort Valley State University's Department of Veteri…

College of Agriculture reorganizes academic units, appoints department heads

Wed, December 10, 2014
Two related programs were brought together recently to form a ne…

Fort Valley State University professor presents at a national conference

Wed, November 26, 2014
Dr. Hari Singh, research assistant professor at Fort Valley Stat…

Peace Corps recruiter exposes students to global opportunities

Thu, November 06, 2014
Some Fort Valley State University students may have an opportuni…

U.S. Congressman Austin Scott tours campus, learns about FVSU strategic initiatives

Tue, November 04, 2014
United States Congressman Austin Scott, Rep. for Georgia's 8th C…

Students assist Habitat for Humanity with canine census in Macon

Fri, October 31, 2014
A recent community service project involving Fort Valley State U…

Student receives scholarship from local church

Wed, October 29, 2014
A scholarship can serve as a life jacket for students trying not…

Macon-Bibb County Animal Shelter partners with FVSU SAFE Center

Fri, October 24, 2014
The Macon-Bibb County Animal Shelter brought 19 dogs and eight c…

Students from Honduras visit campus, learn about North American agriculture

Wed, October 22, 2014
Visiting a foreign country, seeing new structures and practicing…

Fort Valley State University exhibits at Sunbelt, participates in spotlight state activities

Tue, October 21, 2014
Fort Valley State University's College of Agriculture employees …

FVSU Ag animal science graduate program recognized

Tue, October 21, 2014
Graduateprograms.com recently released their rankings of grad pr…

College of Agriculture earns approximately $700,000 in grant funds

Fri, October 17, 2014
Students, community members and farmers may soon reap benefits f…

Cooperative Extension employee named to national committee appointments

Wed, October 08, 2014
Woodie Hughes Jr. is looking to play a positive role in empoweri…

Teachers visit campus to participate in STEM Academy

Wed, October 01, 2014
To assist local middle school teachers in helping students becom…

FVSU Ag Researchers featured on newscast

Thu, September 25, 2014
Drs. Bharat Singh and Hari Singh were recently featured on WGXA …

Agriculture students earn full scholarships from a national program

Thu, September 25, 2014
Five Fort Valley State University students have beaten the odds …

Extension personnel earn regional, state and national awards

Mon, September 22, 2014
Extension employees received awards at the annual Georgia Extens…

South American trip exposes student to international opportunities

Tue, September 16, 2014
Jasmine Hughes, a senior at Fort Valley State University, travel…

Extension specialist elected president of a national coalition

Mon, September 08, 2014
Kena Torbert, family life specialist for FVSU’s Cooperative Ex…

Centennial Celebration attracts hundreds to Fort Valley State

Mon, September 08, 2014
While Fort Valley State University alumni and students were fill…

Upcoming centennial celebration commemorates service to Georgians

Tue, August 26, 2014
Georgians from across the state are invited to attend a celebrat…

Family and consumer sciences student recognized as “Most Outstanding” by a national coalition

Thu, August 14, 2014
Academic excellence, dedication and a commitment to service help…

Extension agent named regional director for Georgia’s Future Farmers of America

Tue, August 12, 2014
A Fort Valley State University county extension agent is filling…

TEAM Success 2014 run comes to an end

Wed, July 30, 2014
An internship at Fort Valley State University provided 16 Georgi…

Workshop shows financial potential of aquaculture

Tue, July 29, 2014
The high demand for seafood in the U.S. suggests that aquacultur…

Growers learn about organic gardening from FVSU

Fri, July 25, 2014
A 2011 survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (U…

New pre-kindergarten program available in Macon County

Fri, July 25, 2014
A new pre-kindergarten program is now available at no charge for…

Young Scholars Progam holds closing ceremony

Wed, July 16, 2014
Six weeks of research and workshops ended for 19 students from a…

University SAFE Center opens, saves the lives of 20 dogs

Mon, July 14, 2014
On July 11, FVSU's State Animal Facility for Emergencies (SAFE) …

Agriculture Discovery summer program ends

Wed, June 18, 2014
A select group of high school students from across the United St…

Exchange program may offer students opportunities in Puerto Rico

Wed, June 18, 2014
Ocean breezes, sunny skies and palm trees may soon be a backdrop…

Students participate in the Young Scholars Program

Fri, June 06, 2014
Nineteen high school students from across Georgia will be tempor…

Florida farmer wins $300 prize for answering survey

Tue, June 03, 2014
Rod Land, a dairy farmer from Mayo, Fla., won $300 for participa…

Natural Resources Conservation Service appoints FVSU alumna as assistant state conservationist

Thu, May 22, 2014
One of Fort Valley State University’s own is returning home to…

FVSU participates in statewide hurricane preparedness exercise

Wed, May 07, 2014
In preparation for the upcoming season, the Georgia Emergency Ma…

Agri-Demic Forum Awards Dinner honors students’ achievements

Wed, April 30, 2014
Fort Valley State University conducted its “Academy Awards” …

Residents receive free legal services during Free Wills Clinic

Fri, April 25, 2014
More than 26 local residents took advantage of legal services of…

Alumna named first African-American female to head U.S. Department of Agriculture Area One office in Georgia

Wed, April 23, 2014
A Fort Valley State University alumna recently received a histor…

Legislative breakfast informs residents, commemorates Extension

Tue, April 15, 2014
An agricultural tradition allowing Georgia’s elected officials…

FVSU celebrates the Week of the Young Child

Tue, April 15, 2014
Fort Valley State University’s Department of Family and Consum…

Scholars travel to Dubai for international conference, cultural experience

Thu, April 03, 2014
Plant science biotechnology majors' presented research in Dubai …

FVSU holds 37th annual Farm Home and Ministers Conference

Mon, March 17, 2014
Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program h…

College of Agriculture employees participate in leadership program

Thu, March 13, 2014
An elite leadership program selected two Fort Valley State Unive…

Future researchers attend conference in Washington D.C.

Tue, March 11, 2014
Twenty-two Fort Valley State University students traveled to Was…

Georgia Farm Bureau committee holds meeting at FVSU

Tue, March 11, 2014
The Georgia Farm Bureau’s Goat and Sheep Commodity Advisory Co…

Agriculture committee chair touts merits of 2014 farm bill at FVSU

Fri, February 21, 2014
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committ…

FVSU named to national top-ten list of affordable, low-debt universities

Fri, February 14, 2014
According to The Institute of College Access and Success (TICAS)…

Delegation from Tobago visits FVSU’s Meat Technology Center

Thu, January 23, 2014
Fort Valley State University, an 1890 land grant institution int…

Accreditation renewed for Fort Valley State University’s veterinary science programs

Mon, December 09, 2013
Students looking to pursue careers in a growing profession can l…

FVSU Extension plugs up with Georgia Power in Cochran

Mon, December 02, 2013
Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program a…

Workshop introduces attendees to the potentials of aquaculture

Mon, December 02, 2013
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the demand for …

Youths learn tips about healthy lifestyles

Mon, October 21, 2013
Lack of physical activity among young people is a growing concer…

GREEN program promoted at Home Help Resource Fair in Macon

Tue, October 01, 2013
Middle Georgia residents looking to receive information about ho…

U.S. Department of Agriculture officials visit Fort Valley

Mon, September 30, 2013
Fort Valley State University’s land grant mission of providing…

Animal science professors assist sheep industry with educational webinar

Fri, September 13, 2013
A recent webinar conducted by Fort Valley State University anima…

Veteran employee earns award for volunteer work overseas

Tue, September 03, 2013
Performing acts of volunteerism can sometimes garner attention. …

Extension agent earns award for children’s car seat safety

Tue, August 20, 2013
Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program i…

Research project aims to improve food security in Belize

Wed, August 14, 2013
Dr. Nirmal Joshee, FVSU associate professor of plant biotechnolo…

Fort Valley State Cooperative Extension hits the road with agricultural tour

Tue, August 13, 2013
Fort Valley State University's Cooperative Extension Program alo…

Young Scholars Program exposes students to FVSU's STEM programs

Fri, June 28, 2013
Thanks to the Young Scholars Program, a project run by Fort Vall…

FVSU hosts organics seminar to assist small-scale farmers

Fri, June 28, 2013
Dr. James E. Brown, professor of horticulture and interim assist…

Nigerian policymakers visit FVSU for agriculture advice

Fri, June 28, 2013
A group of 30 delegates representing Cross River State, Nigeria,…

Nigerian lawmakers seek Fort Valley State University for agriculture advice

Wed, June 19, 2013
As a part of an eight-day U.S. tour, political officials represe…

New changes within FVSU’s College of Agriculture

Fri, June 14, 2013
Two related programs recently merged to form a new department wi…

Singh appointed head of international programs in College of Ag

Fri, May 31, 2013
FVSU's College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology re…

FVSU's 4-H program to promote science and technology

Fri, May 24, 2013
Middle and high school students interested in the fields of scie…

New book serves health professionals, consumers internationally

Fri, May 17, 2013
The research efforts of Dr. Young Park, a Fort Valley State Univ…

Workshop participants introduced to aquaponics at Fort Valley State

Fri, May 17, 2013
Farmers and individuals seeking to diversify crop production are…

Caribbean farmers tour FVSU's small ruminant facilities

Fri, May 03, 2013
Dr. Brou Kouakou, director of the Georgia Small Ruminant Researc…

Children visit FVSU for Kiddie Field Day

Wed, May 01, 2013
Approximately 190 local children got a chance to take part in ph…

Ham and Egg tradition continues

Wed, May 01, 2013
Hot topics and a hot breakfast lured Georgians to Fort Valley St…

Students taught safe behavior tips for prom, graduation

Wed, May 01, 2013
Thanks to “Prom Health and Safety Week,” (April 15-19), jun…

Agricultural Economics students participate in quiz bowl

Wed, February 27, 2013
The Agricultural Economics Club at Fort Valley State University …

Workshop exposes seniors to technology trends and everyday living

Tue, February 12, 2013
At Fort Valley State University, Shirlee Kempf-Symicek tries the…

Agriculture scholar to participate in diversity forum

Tue, February 12, 2013
Candice Harvey, a senior agricultural economics major at Fort Va…

Scholarships available for agricultural economics majors

Wed, January 30, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food …

Fluellen named interim head of FVSU's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Thu, January 10, 2013
Vivian Fluellen will serve as the interim head of the Fort Valle…

FVSU goat experts help Asian communities

Wed, January 02, 2013
In a country far away there is a potential business idea that co…

Marion County residents receive free car seats

Mon, December 10, 2012
Residents walk away with free car seats after attending a safety…

Farmers gather to share ideas on crop production in Albany

Fri, December 07, 2012
Approximately 85 people packed into the Dougherty County Extensi…

Student's research could impact several industries

Tue, December 04, 2012
The research of one Fort Valley State University student has the…

County agents train to teach energy saving workshops

Fri, November 30, 2012
Training prepares county agent to teach energy saving workshops …

Cooperative extension receives additional funding for community development

Fri, November 30, 2012
Community leaders looking to improve economic and social conditi…

FVSU Extension team receives first place national and regional awards

Tue, November 06, 2012
A national organization recently awarded Fort Valley State Unive…

Honduran students visit Fort Valley State

Wed, October 24, 2012
Honduran students majoring in food technology got a glimpse of h…

Fort Valley State discusses food safety and consumption

Mon, October 08, 2012
Scientific research can often provide useful data when it comes …

Newly Appointed USDA Official Visits Fort Valley State

Thu, August 02, 2012
The director of a government agency with ties to Fort Valley Sta…

Kids Learn About Careers During FVSU Summer Camp

Sun, July 15, 2012
The 4-H STEAM Summer Day Camp provided learning opportunities in…

Arora Says Goodbye To FVSU

Thu, July 05, 2012
A highly regarded veterinary science professional is saying fare…

International Organization Honors FVSU's Agricultural Communicators

Tue, July 03, 2012
Hard work often reaps benefits, as Fort Valley State University'…

Kannan named FVSU agriculture dean

Wed, August 03, 2011
Fort Valley State University President Larry E. Rivers has named…

Grad students promote biotech program at research symposium

Sat, June 11, 2011
Fort Valley State University biotechnology graduate students con…

Fort Valley State University's Head Start earns national accreditation

Wed, June 01, 2011
For early childhood experts, receiving the seal of approval from…