Do You Shop on Amazon? You Shop. Amazon Gives.

Now, when you shop, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the FVSU Washington DC Metro Area Alumni Chapter. Register your Amazon account to our charity link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7069586. Or search, Fort Valley State College National Alumni Association, Inc. to make your purchases support our alumni chapter. For more information, click below. 

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Blue & Gold Holiday Social

The Fort Valley State University Washington DC Metro Area Alumni Chapter would like to welcome you to our Blue & Gold Holiday Social on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 6 pm to 10 pm to recognize and to reflect on the year of service, giving, and the Wildcat Spirit. The location of the event will be held at Eagles Pointe Clubhouse, 16387 Kramer Estate Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191. Tickets are $30 for a single person and $40 for a couple. The event attire is business casual. There will be live jazz music performing holiday melodies throughout the evening. A guest speaker will be announced at a later date.

Dinner will be served. There will be door prizes and give-a-ways. Tickets can be purchased by an alumni chapter member or online. There is a servicing fee to purchase tickets online. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Bridget Love, Event Chair at fvsudcalumnichapter@gmail.com. We hope to see our fellow Wildcat alumni, family and friends in attendance.

FVSU Washington DC Metro Area Alumni Chapter is a 501(c)3 organization. Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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We Are Alumni Chapter of the Year

On behalf of our alumni chapter president, Laura Grier and the Executive Team, we would like to thank the Fort Valley State University National Alumni Association, Inc. on this award. It is an honor and joy to be recognized by our fellow alumni. We would like to especially thank our dedicated alumni members of this chapter for your tireless effort to increase the Fort Valley State University brand and chapter name in the Washington DC metropolitan area by ways of your financial contributions and service. We hope to continue to live up to the expectation that has been awarded us and to be the Light from the Valley.  

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College Bound is Seeking Mentors for 2018-2019 School Year

College Bound, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, offers public and public charter school students in grades 8-12 academic enrichment and resources to prepare for and succeed in college. Each year College Bound helps 100% of its students graduate from high school.

College Bound practices a one-to-one mentoring model in which each student is paired with one mentor ("partner") and both work together throughout the school year to achieve academic success. Students and partners are committed to meeting once a week at a designated academic site. You are able to choose a location that would be most convenient for your schedule. Help College Bound make college completion a reality by signing up to serve as a mentor! They are currently recruiting volunteers for the 2018-2019 academic year and need almost 100 mentorsThe Academic Mentoring Program will resume in September. If you know this is something you are interested in, you can fill out a partner application here: http://collegebound.org/partner-application/. If you would like to learn more about the program, please visit the College Bound website at Collegebound.org or contact the volunteer coordinator, Caprice King at Caprice@collegebound.org. Please pass this information along to anyone you think may be interested. 

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THANK YOU!

On behalf of the President of the FVSU Washington DC Metro Alumni Chapter, Ms. Laura Grier, and the volunteers who served on the committee that facilitated our golf tournament on June 1st, I want to extend a heartfelt thanks to all of you who supported this annual event.  

To our sponsors and financial contributors, we greatly appreciate your generosity and look forward to continuing this partnership in the future. To all the golfers, we are grateful for your participation and hope you had an enjoyable experience.

Thanks to you, the proceeds from the tournament will go a long way toward providing financial assistance to deserving students and supporting the chapter's community service programs in the Washington D.C. Metro area.

We do not take your support for granted, so again we say THANK YOU and we trust you will continue to support this charitable event in the years to come.  

Photos are available by clicking on the "Learn More" button. You will also hear from us later in the year once we set the date and location for next year’s tournament.  

Take care and be blessed!

Terry Love
Charitable Golf Tournament Chair

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Annual Charitable Golf Tournament

The Washington DC Metro Area Alumni Chapter of the Fort Valley State University National Alumni Association, Inc. will be having their annual charitable golf tournament on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Pohick Bay Golf Course, Lorton, Virginia. This event continues to provide college scholarships and tuition assistance to deserving students, and to assist in sustaining the Chapter's community service programs in the Washington DC Metro area. Over the the past five years, the DC Metro Area Alumni Chapter has provided over $25,000 in support of scholarships and campus student activities, and other DC area community service projects. The chapter is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempted organization. Any amount of donation is welcomed. The chapter is seeking sponsors for this event. Sponsorship levels are available below.

the Tour Spring 2018 College Fairs

Are you ready to be a Wildcat? Our alumni chapter will be representing our alma mater at various college fairs this Spring. We will be providing information about The Fort Valley State University, application fees waived, alumni chapter scholarship opportunities, and on-site admissions at certain locations. Stop by our table at any of the locations. As Wildcats, we expect no less than the BEST!

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Help Us, Help Others. Give a Little on #GivingTuesday.

#GIVINGTUESDAY is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. GivingTuesday is November 28, 2017 and we are asking alumni and supporters to donate to our alumni chapter through our website or Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). You can also get your company to match those funds through CFC and it's tax-deductible since we are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. You can donate any amount you feel able and compelled to. Your donation will go towards student scholarships and community service programs that we provide through our alumni chapter. Mark your calendar for this year's GivingTuesday and "Show Some Love" to our chapter through CFC. See our CFC number: 17129 in the CFCNCA Catalog.

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Volunteers Needed! Join Us to Help Feed the Needy.

We will be having our annual community service to where we call home here in the Washington DC metropolitan area. We are asking Wildcats, family and friends to join us on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Share Food Network, 3222 Hubbard Road, Landover, MD 20785 at 7AM. Join us in packaging food for the needy in our community. Please email Bridget Love at blovefvsu@hotmail.com for your participation.