October 9, 2013

VSU Showcased Community Spirit During Homecoming 2013

The office of Centralized Advising Center (OASIS) was selected as first place winners in the Departmental Spirit Competition.

VALDOSTA --As part of homecoming 2013, various spirit competitions showcased Blazer pride. Faculty and staff decorated their offices while student adorned the residence halls with red and black. Students also showcased their artistic talents with sidewalk chalk displays and sheet signs.

Winners for each category include:

VSU Departmental Spirit Competition:

1st place – Centralized Advising (OASIS), University Center

2nd place – Dean of Students/Vice President for Student Affairs, Student Union

3rd place – Career Opportunities, Powell Hall

Sidewalk Chalk Competition:

1st place – Alpha Delta Pi/Delta Sigma Theta

2nd place – Phi Mu/Kappa Sigma/Tau Kappa Epsilon/Kappa Alpha Psi

3rd place – Kappa Delta/Sigma NU/Phi Beta Sigma/Phi Sigma Kappa

Sheet Sign Competition:

1st place – Zeta Tau Alpha/Delta Chi/Alpha Kappa Alpha

2nd place – Alpha Phi Omega

3rd place –Students of American Chemistry Society

Residence Hall Competition

1st place -- Hopper Hall

2nd place -- Converse Hall

3rd place --Reade Hall

Residence Hall Video Competition

1st place -- Georgia Hall

2nd place -- Patterson Hall

3rd place -- Hopper Hall

Battle of the Bands

1st place -- Catalyst

2nd place --CommonMind

3rd place -- New Natives

Downtown Spirit Competition

1st place -- Clientell

2nd place -- Talk 92.1 FM/The Firm

3rd place -- Jessie's Eats & Treats

Homecoming Parade Competition

"Best On Campus Organization/Blazer Pride" trophy -- Kappa Delta/Sigma Nu/Phi Sigma Kappa/Phi Beta Sigma

"Best Off Campus Organization/Valdosta Cup" trophy -- Lanier County High School Band

"Best Use of Theme/Red & Black Cup" trophy -- Sigma Chi/Chi Omega/Alpha Phi Alpha

"President's Award" trophy -- Society for International Students


View photos of all entries and homecoming activities on Flickr:


Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities.

The story above demonstrates VSU's commitment to meeting the following goals:

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

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