Armstrong News & Headlines

Student Honored with Georgia Legislative Academic Recognition Day Award
(March 20, 2015) — Armstrong State University senior Blair Weaver was honored with the Georgia Legislative Academic Recognition Day Award during the University System of Georgia’s board meeting in Atlanta on March 18.
Savannah Graduates to Host Free FAFSA Workshops in March and May
(March 18, 2015) — Savannah Graduates, a new community-wide initiative focused on creating a more educated workforce in Chatham County, is offering free workshops to assist community members in completing the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
Schedule Announced for Savannah Asian Cultural Festival on March 27-28
(March 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs have officially announced the entertainment schedule for the 2015 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, one of the South’s largest Asian celebrations, on March 27 and 28.
Yolinda German Hired as Bursar
(March 5, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Yolinda German as Bursar for the division of Business and Finance.
Paint the Town Maroon on March 27!
(March 4, 2015) — On Friday, March 27 Armstrong State University will host a rally downtown in Johnson Square, located at Bull St. and E. Congress St., with The Pinyan Company serving as the presenting sponsor.
University to Host Treasure Savannah on Saturday, March 7
(March 3, 2015) — Registration for Treasure Savannah Spring 2015 is underway! This semester's event will take place on Saturday, March 7 and will gather Armstrong students, faculty, staff and members of the community to volunteer in service opportunities throughout the city.
Armstrong Wins CASE Grand Award for Best Branding/Identity Campaign
(Feb. 26, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently won the Grand Award for Best Branding/Identity Campaign, in recognition of the university’s Start Strong campaign, at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Southeast District III Conference in Orlando, Fla. Armstrong graphic designer Michael Lowe accepted the award on behalf of the university at a special awards banquet on February 17.
University Celebrates Women’s Empowerment Month
(Feb. 26, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Gender Studies program is pleased to announce the schedule for the annual Women’s Empowerment Month celebration, featuring a series of lectures, panel discussions, presentations and special events throughout March.
Science on Tap Event Focusing on The Science of Consequences on March 3
(Feb. 20, 2015) — Armstrong State University will host the second monthly Science on Tap event featuring Dr. Susan Schneider, adjunct professor and visiting scholar of psychology at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. on Tuesday, March 3 at 6 p.m. at Coastal Empire Trading Co., 215 W. Liberty St.
University Hires Joanne Landers as Director of Admissions
(Feb. 20, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Joanne Landers as the new director of admissions. She brings more than 14 years of experience in enrollment and recruitment management at a range of institutions of higher education to her new position and is responsible for the strategy, execution and management of the university’s admissions and recruitment process.
Lecture by Acclaimed Ecologist and Vertical Gardening Guru on Mar. 3
(Feb. 18, 2015) — Dickson Despommier, a professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University, will deliver a lecture about urban agriculture and vertical farming, an innovative technology designed to move agricultural production within densely-populated cities on Tuesday, March 3 at the Armstrong Center Auditorium.
University to Host Pirate Preview Open House on Saturday Feb. 21
(Feb. 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University will host an open house event for prospective students and their parents. Guests will have the opportunity to meet professors, talk with current students, tour campus, see first-year housing, learn about financial aid, and participate in specially designed sessions.
Free Lecture and Writing Workshop by Acclaimed Chilean Author
(Feb. 5, 2015) — Armstrong's Department of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy, along with the women's studies program, will host the award-winning Chilean author Pía Barros in the Student Union's Ogeechee Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
C-SPAN Bus to Visit Campus on Feb. 13
(Feb. 5, 2015) — The C-SPAN bus will visit Armstrong State University on Friday, Feb. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the opportunity to learn about public affairs, current events and C-SPAN programming.
Georgia Power Donates $20,000 to Support STEM Initiatives
(Feb. 4, 2015) — Cathy Hill, vice president of Georgia Power’s Coastal Region, recently presented Armstrong State University president Dr. Linda M. Bleicken with a check for $20,000 from the Georgia Power Foundation to benefit the university’s College of Science and Technology and ongoing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives.

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