Armstrong Alumni Association
The City of Hinesville hosted a Veterans Salute parade and festival on Saturday, Nov. 16. Armstrong Alumni partnered with Armstrong's Liberty Center to have a unit in the parade and a booth at the festival.
As part of our Diversity Celebration marking the 50th anniversary of integration, Armstrong will host a panel discussion featuring Dr. Otis Johnson and Judge Murray Silver. Hear first-hand stories about what it took to achieve integration and change the course of history.
The 2013 awards were presented on Sat, Oct 5. Fifteen of the university's most accomplished alumni were chosen to receive this year's Notable Alumni Award. The recipients of the Distinguished and Outstanding Awards were kept secret and announced at the event. See the list below to find out who received the Notable Alumni Award this year.
Show your Armstrong pride and colors with a new Armstrong branded Georgia license plate.
(Update -- Limited edition "ARM" plates are still available! Get yours today!)
Alumna Linda Friedman '73 shared her expertise in fiduciary services through our first Finance Friday seminar for alumni. She shared a number of great tips and gave terrific advice to help older alumni manage and expand their financial resources after retirement. She is graciously sharing all of her handouts on our web site.
If you were born in 1963, Armstrong wants to celebrate your birthday with a big bash on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Armstrong Center. The evening will include dinner and dancing and lots of fun reminders of 1981 - the year you turned 18. Those were the days!
If you are an alum who is a veteran, active duty or a reservist, please let us know! The Alumni Association is planning upcoming programs to support current military personnel and their families as well as programs to salute the veterans among us.
Nominations are now open for the 2013 Alumni Awards. Please help us recognize alumni who have excelled in their professions/industries, public service, community service, philanthropic activity, volunteer service, leadership, or service to the University.
Our Job Hunters series continued last week with a seminar led by Julie Gerbsch ’09. The topic was Evaluating Your Opportunities, which focused both on how to decide which opportunities to pursue and whether to accept a job offer. Here are some of the tips from the evening.
The ongoing Job Hunters Group series heard from Armstrong's new Assistant Director of Career Services Allison Lyon on June 17, who explored how personality impacts your job search. If you would like to learn more about your personality and how that can make you marketable in the job search process, remember that the services provided by Armstrong's Career Services are free to you as an alum. You can also still catch the last of this summer's Job Hunters Group series, "Applying to Federal Jobs," at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Armstrong Center.
(July 2, 2013) Armstrong honored its Golden Grads—alumni from the classes of 1937 to 1963—with a luncheon on Thursday, June 13, at Vic’s on the River, owned by 1941 Armstrong alum Irving Victor.
In Part 2 of our Job Hunters Group for alumni and graduating seniors, Armstrong MBA recipient Jermaine Whirl ’10 shared his insights on Job Search Etiquette, including what you need to know about your future employers and how to appropriately set yourself apart. Perhaps even more importantly, he offered tips on behaviors to avoid.
The Armstrong Alumni Association approved nine new Directors and elected new officers at its Annual Meeting on May 3, 2013. Andrea Mason Turner '93 will serve as President in the 2013-2014 board year.
(April 26, 2013) Armstrong’s new Job Hunters Group series started with a lively seminar for alumni and students on April 23. Led by Catherine Kostilnik ’82 ’89, the session explored new trends in interviewing. Here are some of the highlights of Kostilnik’s tips from the first session.
(March 27, 2013) The Armstrong Alumni Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Friday, May 3 at the Armstrong Center. The evening begins with a reception at 5:30 and the meeting convenes at 6:15. The agenda includes changes to the association’s bylaws and the election of new members of the Alumni Board of Directors and its officers. Nominations are being accepted through April 15.
(March 27, 2013) Armstrong’s new Job Hunters Group offers six free events designed to help alumni and graduating seniors in their job search. Starting April 23, these Tuesday evening sessions explore a variety of topics and are led by other alumni who are experts in their fields. All of the events, which will also be available online, are free. Participants may pick and choose which sessions are most useful to their needs.