Armstrong News & Headlines


University to Celebrate Day of the Dead on November 3
(October 23, 2014) — Armstrong State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and the CAMINO, HOLA and HORA programs will host a “Día de los Muertos” or Day of the Dead Celebration in honor of the traditional Mexican holiday dedicated to honoring loved ones who have passed away.
 
University to Host Lecture by Author of Scratch Beginnings on November 5
(October 21, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a lecture by Adam Shepard, author of Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25 and the Search for the American Dream, on Wednesday, November 5 at noon at the Fine Arts Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
 
U.S. Air Force Concert Band to Perform Live on Oct. 22
(October 13, 2014) — The live concert, featuring The U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants, begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free but tickets required.
 
Graduates Honored at Inaugural Armstrong Awards Gala
(October 13, 2014) — Armstrong held its first-ever Alumni Awards Gala during Celebrate Armstrong weekend. More than 250 alumni attended the black-tie optional event.
 
Arboretum Armstrong State University Arboretum Wins Savannah Tree Foundation Award
(October 9, 2014) - The 2014 Lynda Beam Award recognizes Armstrong’s commitment to fostering the awareness of the positive impact of trees through the campus-wide Arboretum.
 
University Hosting Leadership Lecture Featuring Ken Blanchard October 29
(October 7, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a special lecture by Ken Blanchard, a renowned author, leadership expert and acclaimed speaker on Wednesday, October 29 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
 
Now Collecting Donations for Third Annual Clothing Closet Event
(October 2, 2014) — The Office of Career Services at Armstrong State University is now collecting gently used, professional clothing, shoes and accessories for the Third Annual Clothing Closet to be held on February 18 and 19, 2015.
 
Crisis in Ukraine Symposium, October 16 and 17
(October 1, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a two-day Crisis in Ukraine Symposium, which will take place on Thursday, October 16 at the Ogeechee Theater at Armstrong State University and on Friday, October 17 at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church.
 
2014 Health and Wellness Fair, October 1
(September 26, 2014) — Armstrong state University will host the fifth annual Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union.
 
G.I. Jobs Honors University as a Military Friendly School for Fifth Year
(September 25, 2014) — Armstrong State University has been officially named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for the fifth consecutive year.
 
Dr. Bleicken Signs Memorandum of Understanding with South University
(September 25, 2014) — Armstrong State University and South University are entering into a partnership designed to help local students pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree without having to leave the Savannah area.
 
Professor Honored by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
(September 23, 2014) — Armstrong State University professor of rehabilitation sciences David Lake received the Outstanding Service Award from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) at their annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif. on September 18-20, 2014.
 
Bruce Barragan Hired as Executive-in-Residence
(September 18, 2014) — Armstrong State University recently hired healthcare industry veteran Bruce Barragan, LFACHE, as Executive­in­Residence for the university’s Masters of Health Services Administration Program.
 
Douglas E. Masini Named a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
(September 12, 2014) — Douglas E. Masini, Ed.D., head of Armstrong State University’s Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Department, has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.
 
First-Ever Farmer’s Market Coming to Campus September 9
(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host the Armstrong Farmer’s Market in front of the Student Union, located at 11935 Abercorn St., on Tuesday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 

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