Highlights From Around the Campus
VSU offers an environment that promotes the full range of discovery, integration, application, and teaching scholarship.
VSU is committed to providing a quality graduate learning environment, enabling advanced studies guided by graduate faculty with a passion for teaching, research, and service.
Our faculty and administration recognize the strong connection between research excellence and teaching/student learning.
VSU is committed to be an engaged university, significantly contributing to efforts to improve the living conditions and enhance the economic prosperity and quality of life in our region.
External sponsor funding provides resources for faculty and student development and leads to new knowledge, new discoveries, cutting-edge educational programs, and services that address community needs.
As a steward of public funds, the University also supports sponsored project directors in administering grants and contracts, from award acceptance to close-out, ensuring best practices and regulatory compliance.
Get Involved in Research
Here at VSU, you can pursue research, scholarly endeavors, enhance leadership skills, connect with faculty mentors, and much more. Our portfolio includes a wide range of exciting research activities across academic disciplines for undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff.
Student Research Opportunities
- Graduate Assistantships – Check out graduate assistantships that offer valuable research experience and significantly reduced tuition fees!
- Graduate Research Symposium – Learn about the high quality of our students' research and/or scholarship which has placed them on an elite list of graduate students nominated by faculty in their graduate programs to present posters or Three Minute Thesis (3MT™).
- Undergraduate Research – . Find out how VSU undergraduate research aids in promoting stronger relationships with mentors and a greater adjustment into the culture of the discipline.