Armstrong faculty and staff who are also alumni gathered for a group shot at Fall 2014 Convocation.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Advance your career, help Armstrong recruit great students, volunteer your time, or just have fun with your fellow alumni. Events with asterisks include volunteer opportunities. Call 912.344.2586 or email to RSVP or to volunteer. PLEASE NOTE: Parking permits are required on campus; we can only secure one for you if you RSVP in advance.

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September 2014

Gospel Choir 25th Anniversary Reunion   POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21

Phone-a-Pirate Night

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 7 p.m.-9 p.m. | Alumni Center, Burnett Hall
Join us for a fun evening of reconnecting with other alumni. Up to nine volunteers are welcome to "compete" for prizes while dialing fellow Pirates to invite them to upcoming events and talk to them about Armstrong. Snacks provided

Contact to sign up

October 2014

Health and Wellness Fair

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Student Union Savannah Ballroom
There will be over 40 health professionals including nutritionists, physicians, massage therapists and more.  There will also be free give-a-ways, free massages and lots of other free educational information.  In addition, there will be people performing body fat assessments, blood pressure readings, flexibility testings, and more.  All students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to attend.

Picnic In The Park

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | Forsyth Park | Free
For more information regarding times and this year's Picnic theme visit the City of Savannah's official website.

Celebrate Armstrong Weekend

Thursday, October 9 to Saturday, October 11, 2014

Celebrate Festival

Thursday, October 9, 2014 | Afternoon | Armstrong Quad | Free
Join Armstrong's biggest celebration of the year at the Celebrate Armstrong Festival. Explore the many departmental and student organization booths, participate in games and contests, and sit back and enjoy the live entertainment on the beautiful quad of the campus. Organized by the Campus Union Board (CUB). Visit the Alumni Booths for free barbecue, prizes, and henna tattoos! This event is free and open to the public.

Alumni Awards Gala

Friday, October 10, 2014 | 6 p.m. | Armstrong Center Ballroom | Black Tie Optional | $75 per person; $500 per table of eight
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Enjoy our first-ever Awards Gala as we honor 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient Dr. Robert Strozier '49, Distinguished Alumni Award Recpient Drew Ernst '74, and 15 Notable Alumni Award Recipients. 

BJ Ford Treasure Walk

Saturday, October 11, 2014 | Morning | Alumni Arena  
Click here to register for the BJ Ford Treasure Walk
The B.J. Ford Scholarship was established in 2012 in honor of the head coach for the inaugural women's basketball and softball teams at Armstrong, B.J. Ford. Last year's second annual women's walk raised another $10,000 towards the scholarship. The B.J. Ford Scholarship is awarded to one student-athlete who competes on one of the six women's intercollegiate athletic teams - volleyball, soccer, basketball, tennis, golf or softball.

Treasure Savannah

Saturday, October 11, 2014 | Check-in begins at 7:15 a.m. | Student Union | Free
Click here to register for Treasure Savannah
Treasure Savannah is an Armstrong day of service that celebrates Armstrong’s long and rich history in Savannah. Join hundreds of students, staff and faculty to learn about the issues facing our city, to give back to our community and to build connections between Armstrong students and the surrounding community.

Alumni Volleyball Game

Saturday, October 11, 2014 | approx. 3 p.m. | Alumni Arena | Free

Celebrate Beach Music Blowout

Saturday, October 11, 2014 | Evening | Armstrong Quad | Purchase Low Country Boil Dinner
The Celebrate Armstrong weekend will go out with a bang at the Beach Music Blowout that will be full of food, fun and fireworks! Relax on the front lawn off of Burnett Boulevard and enjoy a military salute and music from Band of Oz, a prominent U.S. beach music group with roots as far back as 1967. Guests may purchase our traditional Lowcountry Boil dinner for $15 per person, $10 for Armstrong students, military, and children under 10, or bring their own picnic.

BBA Reunion Weekend 

Click here to register for BBA Reunion weekend
Friday, October 10 to Saturday, October 11, 2014 | During Celebrate Armstrong Weekend | $25 Reunion Registration / $20 for Active Alumni (Tickets for the Alumni Awards Gala are not included in the Reunion Registration. They are $75 per person with a portion of proceeds benefiting scholarships.)

Armstrong is back in business!  This fall, as your alma mater launches a new business degree, reunite with your classmates and faculty from the original BBA/MBA program to celebrate. Reunion registration includes Wine Reception, Campus Tour, Luncheon, Lecture, and Beer Bash. Sponsored by Stephanie Tucker Duttenhaver and John Duttenhaver.

  • Friday, October 10, 2014

BBA Wine Reception

5:30 p.m. | Armstrong Center Balcony | Black Tie Optional
Mingle with your friends at a pre-event cocktail party just for our reunion guests before the Alumni Awards Gala. 

  • Saturday, October 11, 2014

Campus Tour

Noon | Meet at Alumni Center, Burnett Hall, Armstrong State
If you’d like to see some of the highlights of how campus has changed in recent years, from new Alumni Center to the Student Union to the student residences, join us for a casual walking tour. (Please let us know if you will need a golf cart ride.)

BBA/Business Econ Luncheon

1 p.m. | Armstrong Center Ballroom
Re-connect with your classmates and faculty from the BBA program AND meet the faculty of today’s new Business Economics degree, including department head Dr. Yassaman Saadatmand.

Lecture: Savannah's Economy Since the BBA & Armstrong's Role

2:30 p.m. | Armstrong Center Auditorium
Get an expert view of how the area’s economy has changed in the last three decades and how Armstrong is responding to those changes in a special lecture prepared by Dr. Michael Toma, Armstrong’s Calloway Professor of Economics and Director for Center for Regional Analysis, and delivered by Dr. Nicholas Mangee, Armstrong Assistant Professor and Research Associate for the Institute of New Economic Thinking (INET) Program on Imperfect Knowledge (IKE) at the University of Copenhagen.

BBA Beer Bash

6 p.m. | Alumni Center, Burnett Hall, Armstrong State
Unwind with a fun and festive low-country boil with brews just for our reunion guests during Celebrate Armstrong’s Beach Music Blowout. Enjoy dinner at the Alumni Center, then join the party on the lawn, and cap it all off with a fantastic fireworks show—we’re reserving a VIP viewing area just for you!

Faculty Lecture Series: Maxine Bryant  

Friday, October 10, 2014 | Noon | Student Union, Ogeechee Theater | Free 
“Are Students With Criminal Histories Invisible on College Campuses? The Call to See the Invisible Student.” Presented by Armstrong’s Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science, the lecture will focus on students with criminal histories on college campuses and how they often feel more invisible and less included than other students. This event is free and open to the public.

Phone-a-Pirate Night 

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 | 7 p.m.-9 p.m. | Alumni Center, Burnett Hall
Join us for a fun evening of reconnecting with other alumni. Up to nine volunteers are welcome to "compete" for prizes while dialing fellow Pirates to invite them to upcoming events and talk to them about Armstrong. Snacks provided

Contact to sign up.

Light the Night

Friday, October 17th, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. | Forsyth Park
Join Armstrong as we raise money to help fight blood cancer by raising money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Check-In begins at 5:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 7 p.m.

Click Here to register and help Armstrong raise money for Light the Night!

Nursing Alumni Dinner

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. | Marshall House 45 Bistro | Free by invitation only

Phone-a-Pirate Night

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 7 p.m.-9 p.m. | Alumni Center, Burnett Hall
Join us for a fun evening of reconnecting with other alumni. Up to nine volunteers are welcome to "compete" for prizes while dialing fellow Pirates to invite them to upcoming events and talk to them about Armstrong. Snacks provided

Contact too sign up.

Leadership Lecture Series: Ken Blanchard

October 29, 2014 | 6 p.m. | Fine Arts Auditorium | Free with advance ticket
Armstrong will host a special lecture by Ken Blanchard, renowned author and leadership expert. He is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world and is respected for his groundbreaking work in the fields of management and business. Blanchard will discuss in his lecture how the world is in desperate need of a different leadership role model and will focus on the importance of taking care of employees, customers and other costituents through servant leadership. 

"The Nightmare on Congress Street" Charity Bar Crawl

Friday, October 31, 2014 | 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. | The Rail Pub | $15
Click here to purchase tickets!
Join Savannah's creepiest and scariest bar crawl along Savannah's eeriest strip. Costume Crawlers will quench their thirst on drink specials at each participating bar as they creep down chilling Congress Street. As opposed to a typical "bar crawl" where participants travel as one big group with designated time slots at each bar, this event allows participants to "crawl" at their own pace. This year Armstrong's Alumni Association will be sponsoring the costume contest! Consumption of alcoholic beverages is optional. 

November 2014

Armstrong Women's Basketball Exhibition vs. Duke University

Sunday, November 2, 2014 | 2 p.m. | Cameron Indoor Stadium | Durham, NC

Rock n' Roll Marathon

Thursday November 6 through Sunday November 9, 2014
For more information visit the Rock n' Roll Marathon official website.

Health & Fitness Expo

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Savannah International Trade & Convention Center | Free
Friday, November 7, 2014 | 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

"For two days, over 60 exhibitors will offer free samples, showcase the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health & nutritional information and much more. Pick up some last-minute race essentials before race day and be sure to visit the Brooks Official Merchandise Store. All runners must visit the expo to pick up their race number, gear bag and t-shirt"

Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, 1/2 Marathon & Relay

Saturday, November 8, 2014 | 7 a.m. | Cost varies

Rock n' Roll Savannah 5k and 1 Mile

Sunday, November 9, 2014 | Time TBA | Cost Varies

KiDS ROCK Savannah

Sunday, November 9, 2014 | 2 p.m. | Daffin Park | Cost Varies

Hinesville Veterans Salute

Saturday, November 15, 2014 | Morning through early evening | Meet at Liberty Center, Hinesville, GA | Free

December 2014

Alumni Board/President’s Guild Holiday Reception

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. | LocationTBA | Free

Fall Graduation

December 13, 2014 | Morning and afternoon | Alumni Arena | Free


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