April 11, 2016

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

Career Opportunities Hosts Employer in Residence April 19

VALDOSTA – The Office of Career Opportunities at Valdosta State University will conclude its Spring Employer in Residence Series on Tuesday, April 19. Students, alumni, and faculty are invited to attend.

From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Margie Blanton, human resource officer at WB&T Bankshares Inc., will speak about the career opportunities available to students and alumni in the banking industry.

The Employer in Residence Series provides participants with direct employer insight, including individualized career development advice, interview and resume critiques, and job opportunities from expert career advisors.

Light refreshments will be served. The deadline to register is at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18.

Contact the Office of Career Opportunities at (229) 333-5942 to register or learn more.

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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 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 4: Foster an environment of creativity and scholarship.

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