A Celebration of Inclusion
Actor Hill Harper Delivers Keynote Address at 'Celebrating 50 Years' Feb. 25
Valdosta State University’s yearlong celebration of 50 years of integration culminated with “Celebrating 50 Years,” featuring award-winning actor, bestselling author and activist Hill Harper.
50 Years: A Celebration of Inclusion
Fifty years ago, the first two African American students arrived on the campus, leading the way for integration at Valdosta State College. Join Valdosta State University in 50 Years of Integration: A Celebration of Inclusion.
Skip McDonald, Valdosta State's first black Homecoming queen
Skip is one of many Pioneers of Integration who attended VSU's Homecoming 2013. She was crowned homecoming queen in February 1974.
Robert Pierce, the institution's first African-American male student, serves as a Pioneer of Integration at Valdosta State University.
Drewnell Thomas, the institution's first African-American female student, serves as a Pioneer of Integration at Valdosta State University.