Armstrong News & Headlines


Two Professors Secure Grant to Foster Interest in Technology and the Arts
(Aug. 22, 2015) — The American Association of University Women (AAUW), the nation’s leading organization promoting equity and education for female students, recently awarded $7,000 to Armstrong State University Art professors Rachel Green and Angela Horne for their Community Action Grant proposal, “FashionTECH: Engaging Girls in STEAM through Fashion.”
 
University Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Student Support Services
(August 19, 2015) – U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter recently announced that Armstrong State University has been awarded a $1.1 million TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
 
University Signs MOU With China’s Yichun University
(Aug. 15, 2015) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Yichun University, located in Yichun City, China, on August 12, making it easier for faculty and students from both institutions to exchange teaching and learning opportunities.
 
Jeanne McGowan Joins Armstrong as Director of the Counseling Center
(Aug. 13, 2015) — Jeanne McGowan recently joined Armstrong State University as director of the Counseling Center. With more than 25 years of experience, McGowan brings a wealth of knowledge to Armstrong’s campus.
 
University Welcomes American Council on Education Fellow
(Aug. 12, 2015) — Dr. Susan Peters, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Francis Marion University, recently joined Armstrong for her one-year American Council on Education Emerging Leader Fellowship.
 
University to Introduce Online B.A. in French in Fall 2015
(Aug. 11, 2015) — Armstrong State University will offer a fully online B.A. in French, as well as a French minor, starting in the Fall 2015 semester.
 
Armstrong Lecturer Helps Fight Violent Crime in Savannah
(Aug. 7, 2015) — Dr. Maxine Bryant, a lecturer in Armstrong’s Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science, recently traveled to New York with 20 Savannah community and criminal justice partners to meet with the founder of Operation Ceasefire, criminologist David M. Kennedy.
 
Cyber Forensic Division Honored at Southern Legislative Conference
(Aug. 4, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Cyber Forensic Division Program was recently awarded the 2015 State Transformation In Action Recognition (STAR) Award by a panel of policy experts at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC). The event was held in Savannah from July 18 to July 22.
 
Schedule for 2015-2016 Moveable Feast Lecture and Performance Series
(July 24, 2015) — Armstrong State University is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2015-2016 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university’s esteemed College of Liberal Arts faculty in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
 
Free Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event on August 3!
(July 18, 2015) — Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration event for new students to apply, be admitted and sign up for fall classes on Monday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Armstrong Center.
 
Professors and Students Travel to the Czech Republic
(July 14, 2015) — Dr. Patrick Thomas and Dr. Kathleen Fabrikant, both associate professors of education at Armstrong State University, recently led a group of education majors in a study abroad program at the University of South Bohemia (USB) in the Czech Republic.
 
University Chief of Police Honored by IACLEA
(July 7, 2015) — The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) recently presented Armstrong State University’s Chief of Police Wayne R. Willcox with the 2015 Award for Administrative Excellence.
 
Robert T. Smith Hired As Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
(July 1, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Dr. Robert T. Smith, a veteran academic administrator, as provost and vice president for academic affairs. In his new position, Smith oversees all academic divisions, faculty, instruction and research affairs at Armstrong.
 
Nandi Marshall Appointed to American Public Health Association Science
(June 20, 2015) — Dr. Nandi A. Marshall, assistant professor of health sciences at Armstrong State University, has been appointed to the American Public Health Association (APHA) Science Board.
 
Professors & Director Serve as International Evaluators in the Czech Republic
(June 18, 2015) — Armstrong professors of criminal justice, social and political science José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Becky da Cruz and Director of International Education Jim Anderson recently served as international evaluators at the National Science Exposition sponsored by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
 

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