September 3, 2014

Join the Blazers Sept. 13 for Clash in Cobb County

VALDOSTA--The Valdosta State University Alumni Association and the V-State Club are combining forces to help alumni and friends of the university show their Blazer spirit prior to the Sept. 13 football game against Winston-Salem State University. The game will be played at McEachern High School, located in Powder Springs, Ga., (Cobb County), and kickoff is at 4 p.m.
The weekend festivities begin Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with a reception at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center (located in the Cobb Galleria on Galleria Parkway).
Events continue Saturday with tailgating hosted by the Alumni Association at 1 p.m., catered by Atlanta’s iconic The Varsity.
High school juniors and seniors along with family members are invited to attend the V-State Experience at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel. Register online at or call VSU's Office of Admissions at 1-800-618-1878.
Cost to attend the tailgate is $10 per person. Registration and additional information are available on the Alumni website at or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 229-333-5797. All tickets are $15 general admission, plus a $5 parking fee. For information on purchasing game tickets, call VSU Athletics at 229-333-7328 or email


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.
Clash in Cobb County is an admissions and alumni event that helps recruit students, as well as engage current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the university, it meets the following strategic 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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