1935 was quite a year!
Parker Brothers releases the board game Monopoly. Babe Ruth hits his 714th and last home run at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, setting a baseball record that will stand for 39 years. The average Cost of new house $3,450. The average wages per year $1,600. Cost of a gallon of Gas 10 cents. Average Cost for house rent $22 per month. A loaf of Bread 8 cents. Average New Car Price $625. Cost of a first-class stamp 3 cents. Amelia Earhart flies solo across the Pacific. Unemployment 20.1%. Academy Award, Best Picture: It Happened One Night. Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography was awarded to Douglas Southall Freeman for R. E. Lee, A Biography. Elvis Presley was born.
My, how times have changed!
One thing has remained the same for over 75 years. Armstrong Atlantic State University continues to occupy a very special place in Savannah's lowcountry.
With your support Armstrong Atlantic State University will continue to be a leader in preparing graduates sorely needed in education, healthcare, law enforcement, science, and the arts to meet the challenges in the years ahead.
Join us in celebrating all that has gone before and all that is to come. Make a special donation to the AASU Foundation for the 75th Anniversary.
There are no small gifts. All donations are meaningful and appreciated. The students, faculty and staff of Armstrong Atlantic State University thank you for your generosity.
Make your 75th gift today!