40 Under 40


Dear Fort Valley State University Alumni,

I hope this message finds you well. As the Director of Alumni Relations at Fort Valley State University, I am excited to announce the launch of our "40 Under 40" nomination website.

This platform provides an opportunity for you to nominate exceptional alumni who have achieved significant success and made notable contributions in their fields before the age of 40. We are seeking individuals who embody the spirit of Fort Valley State University through their leadership, innovation, and service to their communities.
Your nominations play a vital role in recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of our alumni and celebrating their impact on the world. I encourage you to visit the nomination website and submit nominations for deserving candidates who exemplify the values of our university.

Thank you for your continued support in recognizing the achievements of our alumni community. Together, we can celebrate the success stories of Fort Valley State University graduates and inspire future generations.

Warm regards,
Karyn Nooks 
Director of Alumni Relations
Fort Valley State University


  • Must be a FVSU Alum.
  • Must be under 40 years of age on September 14, 2024. Must be a FVSU Alum.
Important Dates
  • March 1 - Nominations open 
  • May 30 - Nominations close 
  • August 1 - Announcement of winners
  • September 13- 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony and Gala
Areas of Impact
  • Business
  • Research
  • Arts
  • Leadership
  • Community
  • Education
  • Philanthropic