Celebrate Armstrong Week


(October 14, 2011) Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a series of special events During Celebrate Armstrong Week, starting with the16th annual Celebrate Armstrong Day on Wednesday, October 18 and continuing through the weekend with activities that are free and open to the public. On Friday, October 21, the university will host a special reception to honor the 2011 Armstrong Notable Alumni. All events will take place on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn Street. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, October 19

Celebrate Armstrong Day
Noon – 6 p.m., Student Union Residential Plaza
Student organizations, academic departments and programs will sponsor more than 70 booths during a daylong celebration of Armstrong history that includes live performances, food, games, a talent show and a hot dog eating contest. The day culminates with an open mic jam session. The Campus Union Board will offer students free personalized dog tags and photo favors.

Thursday, October 20

Armstrong Chamber Music Recital & Reception
6 p.m., Fine Arts Auditorium
Featuring Armstrong faculty members Emily Grundstad-Hall, DMA, soprano, and Kevin Hampton, DMA, piano. Includes performances by guest artists Lyle Indergaard, DMA, piano; and Armstrong alumnus and world-class tenor, Earnest Murphy ’51.

Saturday, October 22

Treasure Savannah Day of Service
7:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
More than 500 students, faculty, staff and alumni will provide community service at various nonprofit organizations across the region. This growing Armstrong tradition celebrates the university’s long and rich history in Savannah.

The Savannah Mustang Club Car Show
9 a.m. - 5p.m., Science Center Parking Lot on Arts Drive
The Savannah Mustang Club hosts this community event to benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

Women’s soccer vs. Georgia Southwestern
3:30 p.m., Soccer field

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