November 14, 2014
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Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

VSU Receives Gift from AT&T to Help Students Earn a College Degree

Courtney Brinson, left, regional director external affairs for AT&T Georgia, presents John Crawford, vice president for Advancement and CEO of the VSU Foundation Inc., with a check to support scholarship opportunities.

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University received a gift from AT&T in the amount of $3,500 to support scholarship opportunities and assist with student retention.
 
“AT&T is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives,” said Courtney Brinson, regional director external affairs for AT&T Georgia. “Through its philanthropic initiatives, AT&T has a long history of supporting organizations, institutions, and projects that create learning opportunities, promote academic and economic achievement and address community needs.”
 
The gift will be used in conjunction with other annual fund gifts to support the university’s mission and provide financial assistance to outstanding and deserving VSU students.  
 
Contributions toward scholarships allow the university to attract highly qualified and motivated students who increase the overall academic profile of the VSU student body.
 
"AT&T has been a long-time corporate partner with VSU and we are very grateful for their continued support of student scholarships," said John Crawford, vice president for Advancement and CEO of the VSU Foundation Inc.
Contact John Crawford for more information at 229-333-5959 or jdcrawford@valdosta.edu
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