Armstrong News & Headlines

Robert T. Smith Hired As Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
(July 1, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Dr. Robert T. Smith, a veteran academic administrator, as provost and vice president for academic affairs. In his new position, Smith oversees all academic divisions, faculty, instruction and research affairs at Armstrong.
Nandi Marshall Appointed to American Public Health Association Science
(June 20, 2015) — Dr. Nandi A. Marshall, assistant professor of health sciences at Armstrong State University, has been appointed to the American Public Health Association (APHA) Science Board.
Professors & Director Serve as International Evaluators in the Czech Republic
(June 18, 2015) — Armstrong professors of criminal justice, social and political science José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Becky da Cruz and Director of International Education Jim Anderson recently served as international evaluators at the National Science Exposition sponsored by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Grad Earns Coastal Museums Assoc. Individual of Excellence Award
(June 13, 2015) - The Coastal Museums Association (CMA) recently presented Armstrong graduate, Lacy Brooks, with the 2015 Coastal Museums Association Individual of Excellence Award.
Two Professors Selected as 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellows
(June 11, 2015) — Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Childhood and Exceptional Student Education Anne Katz and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Tricia M. Brown were recently selected as 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellows for the Summer Symposium program at the University of Georgia.
Professor Selected as Japanese Studies Institute Fellow
(June 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University English Professor Teresa Winterhalter has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious 2015 Japan Studies Institute Fellowship for its summer symposium.
University to Host Alumni Open House Party on June 5
(May 27, 2015) — The Armstrong Alumni Center will host an open house party for all former Armstrong students from on Friday, June 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Burnett Hall. The Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. in Jenkins Theater on the same evening.
Armstrong Alum Named Odom Elementary School Teacher of the Year
(May 19, 2015) — Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal recently presented Armstrong College of Education graduate Christy Efaw with Odum Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year Award.
Savannah Bar Association Honors Associate Professor Becky K. da Cruz
(May 16, 2015) – Armstrong State University Associate Professor Dr. Becky K. da Cruz was honored with the Liberty Bell Award during the Savannah Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon and Annual Meeting held May 14 at the Savannah Golf Club.
Nu Zeta Chapter Donates More Than 2,000 Books to Hodge Elementary
(May 16, 2015) — The Nu Zeta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, part of the College of Education at Armstrong State University, recently handed out more than 2,000 books to Sarah Mills Hodge Elementary School students in Savannah in connection with Literacy Alive!
University to Host Spring Commencement on May 9
(May 6, 2015) – Armstrong State University will graduate more than 770 students on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the university’s Spring Commencement at the Savannah Civic Center, located in downtown Savannah at 301 E. Oglethorpe St.
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.

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