October 31, 2000
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Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

VSU played host to martial arts team

The martial arts team from Yangzhou (pronounced young-jhoe) University performed two exhibitions at Valdosta State University on Nov. 6.

According to Mark Baird, assistant director of International Programs, Yangzhou University is known for it marital arts program and this group represented some of their best practitioners.

Yangzhou University, located in the People's Republic of China, signed a formal agreement with VSU in 1999, which provides for a mutual exchange of professors, students and educational programs through 2001.

The program was sponsored by the Office of International Programs and the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.