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Valdosta State University Recognized Nationally for Adult Learning Success

Valdosta State University’s innovative efforts to improve access and college completion for adults has earned the university national recognition from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). VSU President William J. McKinney officially accepted the 2012 CAEL Institutional Service Award today at the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C.

“An engaged and innovative university is one that is flexible and able to meet the needs of many different kinds of students, in a multitude of circumstances,” McKinney said. “I am so proud of VSU’s leadership in the education of returning adult students and honored to have been recognized nationally by CAEL.”

“CAEL values the efforts of Valdosta State University to create educational opportunities for working adults and other traditionally underserved populations and is proud to recognize the ongoing accomplishments of the institution with this year’s Institutional Service Award,” said CAEL President and CEO Pam Tate. “We are particularly appreciative of Valdosta State’s pioneering efforts in Prior Learning Assessment and the service of Jerry Merwin on our national LearningCounts.org Task Force.”

In selecting Valdosta State, CAEL representatives stated, “For many years, VSU has worked with regional military bases to serve their needs, and facilitating educational opportunities for active duty military and veterans continues to be a priority. Their desire to value the experiences, perspectives and learning acquired during military service led them to develop numerous programs focused specifically on the adult learner. VSU has not only been exemplary in providing services to its adult learners, but has opened doors for adults throughout the state system.”

For more information, please visit: http://www.valdosta.edu/about/news/releases/2012/11/valdosta-state-university-recognized-nationally-for-adult-learning-success.php.

Posted by Sonja Roberts on November 29, 2012
Published in: On Campus

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