May 2, 2006
Charles Harmon Director of University Relations, Sementha Mathews Manager of Public Information and Media Relations
Wehling receives Governor's Award in the Humanities
Dr. Susan Wehling, associate professor in Valdosta State
University's Modern and Classical Languages Department, will be
honored on Thursday, May 11, 2006, at the 21st Annual Governor's
Awards in the Humanities luncheon in Atlanta.
Wehling will receive an award presented by the Georgia Humanities Council for "humanities heroes" of our state. The award recognizes her exemplary achievements that have fostered an understanding of the cultural traditions and values in the state of Georgia and have strengthened our community, character and citizenship in the state.
For more information, contact Dr. James LaPlant, assistant dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, at 333-5699, or visit http://www.georgiahumanities.org/programs/gov/awards.html . For more information concerning Dr. Wehling's humanities projects, contact Dr. Matthew Richard, associate professor in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, at 333-5485.