February 23, 2016

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

VSU Campus Wellness Hosts 2016 Spring Challenge Event

VALDOSTA – In an effort to promote an active and healthy lifestyle, Valdosta State University’s Campus Wellness Committee and Walking Club will host a 2016 Spring Challenge Event: Walk Across Georgia Virtual Walk. The challenge kicks off on Monday, Feb. 29.

Faculty, staff, students, and retirees are encouraged to participate.

Registration is $5 and includes a pedometer for participants to track their cumulative steps. Checks should be made payable to “VSU Foundation.”

Visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kOIS083Qv45LsLjMILEs6rapqnWKkvljWDIUotcgnaw/viewform to register for the event online. The challenge ends at midnight on Tuesday, May 3.

There will be drawings for weekly prizes for participants who meet their personal goals.

The VSU Walking Club is open to all faculty, staff, and students with an interest in promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. Membership is free of charge.

Contact Monique Madison, graduate assistant for Campus Wellness, at mtmadison@valdosta.edu for more information.

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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 goal:

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

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