VCSU has set spring-semester student-enrollment records with a headcount of 1,341 students and a full-time equivalent (FTE) of 956. Since 2009, VCSU’s spring headcount numbers have grown from 959 to 1,341, a 40 percent increase. Similarly, FTE over the same period has increased from 767 to 956, a 25 percent increase.
VCSU students Amelia Brown and Ben Clifton earned Presidential Innovation Scholarship Awards to attend the National Association of Music Merchants conference Jan. 22–26 in Anaheim, Calif. Sara Hagen, VCSU music professor, presented “Turning STEM into STE[A]M with Undergraduate Research Fellows,” in which Brown and Clifton demonstrated their work with the MaKey MaKey invention kit, which allows anything that conducts electricity to become a music-making device.
VCSU senior Garrett Anderson directed a theatre production of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach on campus Feb. 11–15 for his senior project in the theatre minor. The production included two matinee performances for 80 Valley City elementary school students.