February 11, 2015

Whitney N. Yarber, Information Specialist II

VSU Campus Wellness Hosts Take Heart Feb. 27

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University Campus Wellness will continue promoting American Heart Month by hosting Take Heart on Friday, Feb. 27, in the Student Union Ballrooms.

Free health and information screenings will be offered to all faculty, staff, and students beginning at 10 a.m. This will be followed by a heart healthy luncheon and panel discussion from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost for lunch is $5 per person.

The Take Heart panel will include Sarah Fretti Thomas, instructor of exercise physiology, and Dr. Serina McEntire, assistant professor of exercise physiology, from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Thomas and McEntire will share their expert advice on general heart health, including information on determining risk factors and how to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease. They will also demonstrate heart healthy exercises.

Register for the luncheon online at www.valdosta.edu/training or call (229) 259-5105. The deadline to sign up is Friday, Feb. 19.

Visit www.tinyurl.com/vsuheart for more information.

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.

Goal 5: Develop and enhance Valdosta State’s human and physical resources.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/administration/planning/strategic-plan.php to learn more.


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