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New Scholarship Fund to Support Area Military Spouses
(April 28, 2015) — Earlier today, representatives from The Landings Military Family Relief Fund, Armstrong State University and Savannah Technical College signed a gift agreement for a new scholarship fund designed to support local military spouses and to enable them to complete college.
Faculty and Staff Honored at 2015 Leadership Awards Ceremony
(April 28, 2015) — Armstrong honored faculty and staff members at the 2015 Leadership Awards ceremony on April 23.
University to Host Stress-Free Day for Students on April 28
(April 28, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Department of Recreation and Wellness will host a special event to help students de-stress before final exams and to learn healthy ways to cope with stress.
Graduation Fair to be Held April 22
(April 21, 2015) — Armstrong will host the 2015 Spring Graduation Fair on Wednesday, April 22 from 1-7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom for seniors who are preparing to participate in the 2015 Spring Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 9.
Inaugural Mark Finlay Memorial Lecture Featuring Acclaimed Musician and Environmentalist
(April 20, 2015) — On May 1, award-winning pianist, author and conservationist Chuck Leavell will deliver the first of a series of lectures focusing on the importance of environmental stewardship.
2015 Engineering Design Challenge on April 25
(April 14, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Engineering Studies Program will host the 2015 Engineering Design Challenge, which will showcase the ingenuity and creativity of students from Johnson High School, Beach High School, Savannah High School, Savannah Early College, Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Richmond Hill High School, Savannah Arts Academy and Jenkins High School.
Farmer’s Market Coming April 22
(April 11, 2015) — Armstrong State University will host a Farmer’s Market in front of the Student Union on Wednesday, April 22. This Earth Day event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by Armstrong’s Recreation and Wellness Department and the university’s Office of Multicultural Affairs.
University to Host Blackfish and Plastic Paradise Film Screenings on April 22
(April 8, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Makin’ Maroon Green will host a special film screening of the acclaimed documentary Blackfish, in honor of Earth Day 2015 on Wednesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union's Ogeechee Theatre.
Graduate Student Earns First Place Honors in FastPitch Competition
(April 7, 2015) — Andy Cabistan, an ambitious Professional Communication and Leadership graduate student at Armstrong, recently scored a first place win in the student entrepreneur category in the 2015 FastPitch competition, which identifies him as a promising force in Savannah’s professional community.
In-State Tuition for Florida, South Carolina and Alabama Residents Starting in Fall 2015
(April 4, 2015) — Armstrong State University will offer in-state tuition to residents of Florida, South Carolina and Alabama, starting in the fall semester of 2015. The University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents recently voted to offer in-state tuition at 10 public universities, including Armstrong.
Chief of Police Honored at Federal 100 Awards Gala in Washington D.C.
(April 1, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Chief of Police Wayne Willcox was honored with a Federal 100 Award at the 26th Annual Federal 100 Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. on March 26.
Joe Buck Named as Savannah Graduates Executive Champion
(March 28, 2015) — Savannah Graduates, a new community-wide initiative focused on creating a more educated workforce in Chatham County, has named Joe Buck as the organization’s executive champion.
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.