COSA Events

In support of our commitment to the classified-staff employees at VSU, we encourage you to participate in events and campaigns that impact YOU!

Attend a COSA Monthly Meeting

Every 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:00am. Open to campus.

Currently, meetings are held virtually via Microsoft Teams.


Blood Drive

Join us Friday, April 23rd at the University Center parking lot between 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM for a campus-wide blood drive! 

All donors will receive a FREE T-shirt! Plus, a wellness check including COVID-19 antibody test, blood pressure, iron count, pulse, and cholesterol screening!  

Appointments are encouraged! Please visit and use the sponsor code #62340 to schedule your appointment.

Sponsored by Health Promotions and Wellness 


Free Health Screening

As part of the Self-Love and Compassion Festival on Wednesday, February 24 from 11 AM to 2:00 PM, the CEMR/Exercise Physiology will be offering free health screening in Ashley Hall Rotunda.  Stop by during this time to get your cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and BMI checked.

Social distancing and masks are required.


Love Is In The Air Balloon Fundraiser

Show a college or department some love by participating in COSA's Love Is In The Air Balloon Fundraiser. Orders will be accepted February 1 thru noon on February 11.


Virtual Door Decorating Contest

Show your holiday cheer by decorating a door fit for the season. Submissions are due December 7th.


OneBlood Drive: November 24, 2020, 9:30am-3:30pm

All donors will receive a OneDrive gift and a $10 e-gift card! Plus, a wellness check including COVID-19 antibody test, blood pressure, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening!  

Appointments are encouraged! Please visit and use the sponsor code #62340 to schedule your appointment. Drop-ins are also welcomed!

Please DO NOT present to donate if you have a fever or experiencing flu like symptoms. You MUST be symptom free for 14 days prior to donating. Masks are required.

Sponsored by Health Promotions and Wellness and Council on Staff Affairs. 

2020 USG Staff Council Conference: October 8-9, 2020

We are excited to offer complimentary registration to attend the 2020 USG Staff Council Conference to all USG employees. Fort Valley State and the University Systems of Georgia look forward to virtually engaging you in an unforgettable forum of speakers, significant topics, and panel discussions.

Coming together to be the change! Feel free to share the conference details with other employees.

University-Wide Blood Drive: October 9, 2020, 9:30am-3:30pm

Join us at the University Center parking lot to donate blood. Donors will receive a FREE t-shirt and some cool COSA swag. Plus, you can receive a wellnes check that includes a COVID-19 antibody test, blood pressure, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening! Appointments are encouraged but walk-ups are welcome. Visit and use the sponsor code #62340 to schedule your appointment.

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VSU Staff Appreciation Event: March 8, 2019

COSA, the President's Office and Campus Wellness hosted the annual VSU Staff and Faculty Appreciation event on Friday, March 8, 2019. All VSU Staff and Faculty were invited to enjoy a lunch provided by local local favorite Jessie's Eats and Treats while being able to enjoy a variety of free services including massages, reflexology, and a cooking demonstration. The event also hosted the first VSU Dance-Off, hosted by Sterlin Sanders, COSA President. A great time was had by all!

For full event photos, visit the VSU Flickr page. 

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 cooking demo  dance off

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Dr. Carvajal at staff appreciation   check in at staff appreciation 

 EOD team with trophy  Staff with trophy at luncheon

VSU Staff Donut Day: December 5, 2018

COSA representatives showed VSU Staff and Administration their appreciation by delivering donuts to campus! Greeted with smiling faces, expressions of gratitude, and a sweet treat, many staff members were given a quick sign of appreciation during this event!

donuts with plant donuts with campus mail 

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VSU Student Move In Day: August 9, 2018

COSA representatives along with many other campus volunteers participated in move in day on campus! Volunteers could be seen at the check in locations, moving heavy boxes and belongings, directing traffic, and being a friendly face to all new and returning students. 

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COSA representative Janet Wade greeting families during move in day at VSU.                             

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Dr. Gerald Williams, one of the newly elected COSA representatives, mingling with students and families on move in day. 

COSA BBQ Chicken Fundraiser: August 24, 2018

All proceeds will benefit the Employee Recognition Programs at VSU. COSA members sold 250 BBQ plates that included 1/2 smoked chicken, baked beans, potato salad, and bread.

(photos to come)

If you have any photos of yourself or COSA members in-action, please send them to Sheila Hall, Publicity Chair for COSA.