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American Association of University Women

Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

Members, join us for our End-of-Year ‘Potluck’ Celebration May 26, 2022, 6 PM, at VSU CELT House on Georgia Avenue

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Congratulations, Mya Curry!
2022 Valdosta-AAUW Academic Honors Winner

Mya holding certficate

The Valdosta-AAUW Branch was proud to recognize Mya during the Valdosta State University Honors Ceremony Dinner on April, 28, 2022. Mya received a certificate award and an honorary membership to AAUW (national, state, and local).

Mya standing with VSU officials and family

Mya earned a BS in Middle School Education, Summa Cum Laude, Spring 2022. She has been a Blazer Beginnings Orientation Leader, a Peer Mentor Coach, Commuter Success Coach, and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. during her college career. She has received numerous awards and scholarships such as the 4-year Sullivan Scholarship, Ralph B Johnson Scholarship, VSU Night on Fire Burning Bright Award (2019-2022), and has appeared on the Dean’s List every semester beginning Fall 2018 while participating in the VSU Honors College. Additionally, Mya serves the community by participating in organizations and events such as the Miracle League, Carrot Farmers Migrant Camp, House of Rhoyalty Adopt-A-Child Christmas, MLK Celebration March, Valdosta Soup Kitchen, and several more. Her commitment to VSU, to her academics, and to the community, coupled with her goal to become a middle school teacher in an effort to make a difference in the lives of students is why Mya Curry is deserving of this award.

-Mya was nominated by Brenda Beasley, VSU Orientation & Transition Programs.
-Valdosta-AAUW Award Committee: Sheila Hall, Chair, Dr. Christine James, and Tamara Mack.
-Valdosta-AAUW member, Dr. Ericka Parra, hosted the 2022 Valdosta State University Academic Honors Award.


24th Annual Sister-to-Sister Summit

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On March 5, 2022, the Valdosta-AAUW branch proudly hosted its flagship event, the Sister-to-Sister (S2S) Summit, that is designed to inspire and empower regional middle school girls. The summit provided a unique educational and social experience for teens that focused on character education, STEM activities, and education and career development.

Visit Georgia’s AAUW to learn more about the state’s association and to read The Cherokee Rose, the state’s newsletter.