University description (as per official university website)
Founded in 1973, FESURV today is a leading higher education institutions in the State of Goiás administrative Its campus is located in the Treasury of Knowledge Sources in Rio Verde - GO. In 2007, the University began implementing a plan to expand with the establishment of units in towns Goias. The goal is to expand access to higher education. Since then, we have installed three campuses: Caiapônia, Nerópolis and Crystalline.
Interact with excellence in the development process of society working in the areas of Education, Research and Extension to form citizen with ethical, scientific and humanistic.
Produce, systematize and socialize knowledge through teaching programs, research, and extension services, in particular through training of professionals capable of interacting in a critical, creative and proactive - politically, technically and socially.
Ensuring quality education with strong scientific, interdisciplinary and updated vision of the world, mastery and application of educational technology, cooperative and innovative practices of teaching and learning.
Form themselves into core educational, scientific, technological, cultural and artistic able to be a reference for the construction of innovative practices and directed to make academic excellence and the development process in its various forms and instances of events.
The FESURV - University of Rio Verde - is a historic achievement of the people rioverdense. In recent years, expanded and consolidated itself as a large University and became a benchmark and one of the most renowned in Brazil. Hard work and quality that is developed by the administration, faculty, staff and students, and that has reverted in academic and scientific credibility.
The institution has been Fafi (Faculty of Philosophy), Furv (University Foundation of Rio Verde), in March 1973 was renamed FESURV (Foundation for Higher Education of Green River) and on July 2, 2004 won the status of University of Rio Verde.
In evaluations carried out by official University of Rio Verde has obtained approvals with references always positive, inclusive, highlighting regional and national performance. Approvals which demonstrate the commitment by the institution defended: how to ensure a quality university.
There are more than five thousand students enrolled in 24 undergraduate programs, several graduate courses in progress and three Masters courses offered at the University Campus of Rio Verde.
In 2008 the University of Rio Verde took its first step towards expansion with the deployment of a campus in Caiapônia. The new unit offers four undergraduate courses, and postgraduate courses.
To meet the academics and professionals to form the institution has a large modern structure and a teaching staff composed of over 80% of teachers with Masters or PhD, and a lot number that exceeds the requirements of the LDB - Law of Directives and Bases (33%).
Masters - Deploying in 2004 the Masters program in Plant Production FESURV - duly recommended by CAPES / MEC - was the first to be offered by an institution of higher education in the interior of Goiás The institution also develops two Masters programs in institutions (in partnership with the University of Brasilia and the Federal University of Goiás) in the areas of Health Sciences and Education.
Focus on Population - One of the characteristics of the institution is relevant to their work with the community. Practically all courses of the institution develop social projects. The field work not only enables the enhancement of academics, but also reflects the improved quality of life.