Armstrong News & Headlines


Author Gail Sheehy to Come to Campus
(Feb. 1, 2015) — Thanks to the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, Armstrong will host acclaimed author Gail Sheehy on campus on Friday, Feb. 13 at 11:30 a.m. Sheehy will give a 40-minute presentation at the Student Union’s Ogeechee Theatre, followed by a 15-minute Q&A and book signing.
 
University to Celebrate Black History Month In February
(Jan. 29, 2014) — Armstrong State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is pleased to announce the schedule for the annual Black History Month celebration, featuring a series of lectures, panel discussions, performances and more.
 
French Club To Host 7th Annual Francophone Film Festival Feb. 12-14
(Jan. 22, 2014) — Armstrong’s French Club will host the 7th Annual Francophone Film Festival February 12-14 at the Ogeechee Theater, located in the Student Union at Armstrong State University, 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
 
University Launches New Monthly Science on Tap Series on Feb. 12
(Jan. 21, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap, a new monthly event that is free and open to the public, on Feb. 12 at Savannah Coffee Roasters, located at 215 W. Liberty St.
 
SAAC Creates PSA to Raise Awareness, Speak Out Against Sexual Assault
(Jan. 17, 2015) — Without a doubt, one of the hot topics surrounding social media, and athletics in general, has been sexual assault. Armstrong State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee president and volleyball player Kayla Berns saw an opportunity to lend the voices of her fellow committee members to speak out on the issue and help raise awareness for a very difficult subject matter.
 
Christopher Corrigan Hired as Vice President of Business and Finance
(Jan. 13, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution’s new vice president for business and finance. As a 30-year senior-level financial and operations professional, Corrigan brings a wide range of experience to Armstrong’s expanding initiatives.
 
University and Liberty College & Career Academy Announce New Partnership
(Jan. 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University and the Liberty College and Career Academy in Hinesville, Ga. announced a special partnership on Thursday, Jan. 9 that will enable Liberty County high school students to get college credit for the Engineering Pathway program and the Teaching as a Profession Pathway program.
 
Two New Nursing Programs Launched
(Dec. 20, 2014) — In response to a growing demand for nursing professionals, the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University—the number one producer of undergraduate health professionals in the University System of Georgia since 2007—has launched two new nursing programs that will help remedy the projected shortage of nurses statewide.
 
University Named to 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges List
(Dec. 10, 2014) — Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges list by Victory Media and will be featured in the Winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine.
 
College of Health Professions Receives Georgia Medical Society Award
(Nov. 26, 2014) — Armstrong State University’s College of Health Professions was awarded the Georgia Medical Society’s Institution/Organization Award at the 14th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Nov. 18. in Savannah.
 
President Linda M. Bleicken Appointed to AASCU Board of Directors
(Nov. 18, 2014) — Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) during the organization’s annual meeting on Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
 
Stress-Free Day for Students on Nov. 18
(Nov. 12, 2014) — Armstrong's Department of Recreation and Wellness will host a special event on Tuesday, Nov. 18 to help students de-stress before final exams and to learn healthy ways to cope with stress.
 
Ethics in the Workplace Community Symposium on Nov. 20
(Nov. 12, 2014) — Armstrong State University and Savannah State University will co-host a special presentation on Thursday, November 20 about ethics and fraud in today’s workplace.
 
University Ranks 12th on Prestigious Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 List
(Nov. 12, 2014) — Military Times honored Armstrong State University earlier today, ranking the institution 12th among four-year schools on its Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 list.
 
Moveable Feast Lecture on Imperialism and National Identity, Nov. 13
(Nov. 4, 2014) — As part of its “Moveable Feast” lecture series, Armstrong State University will host a special lecture entitled “X Marks the Spot: Treasure Maps and National Identity in the Far, Far Away” by Director of Gender and Women’s Studies Jane Rago on Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Savannah.
 

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