Shaping Lives in classrooms & communities

You’re the type of student who looks for opportunities to change lives every day. At Valdosta State University, you can succeed in teaching, sign language, counseling, therapy, social work, speech and hearing disorders, leadership, and more. You’ll also get hands-on experience in our clinics, literacy center, local schools, and community organizations alongside talented and certified faculty mentors. Whether you’re looking for a program on campus or online, the Dewar College of Education and Human Services has a challenge for you. Visit today and end your college search here.

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The hands-on approach

Communication Sciences and Disorders Students at PruittHealth-Lakehaven
Communication Sciences and Disorders Students Gain Hands-On Experience
The students were able to put their classroom knowledge into practice as they observed each resident in an effort to identify any memory, orientation, problem-solving, reasoning, comprehension, and/or hearing problems.
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  • VSU students teach American Sign Language at Summer Feeding and Reading program.
    VSU Partners with Community Organizations to Keep Youth Academically Engaged During Summer Months
    The Summer Feeding and Reading Program allowed youth to gather at Southside Library or VSU’s campus for a fun, interactive activity provided by VSU faculty and students and a nutritious lunch provided by Second Harvest of South Georgia.
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  • Valdosta Sullivan Scholars Program

    • Full-ride scholarship including tuition, room/board, books, fees, small stipend per semester
    • Goal is to prepare students who want to teach in rural Georgia Schools
    • Cohort program for teacher education at VSU
    • Provides a degree in education at VSU

    Our students make a difference - #VState

    Mya Curry of Blackshear, Georgia, is the recipient of the 2022 American Association of University Women Award at Valdosta State University. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education during VSU’s 223rd Commencement Ceremony on May 7. She is pictured with Dr. Robert Smith, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Richard Carvajal, university president.
    Mya Curry

    VSU Honors Mya Curry with 2022 American Association of University Women Award.

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    Patrick Elliott
    Patrick Elliott
    Patrick Elliott Wins National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing Student Research Award.
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    Ebony Iheanacho
    Ebony Iheanacho

    The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) has named VSU’s Marriage and Family Therapy student, Ebony C. Iheanacho, a recipient of its Minority Fellowship Program award. 

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