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Announcements from Academic Affairs

Week of February 25

Feb 24, 2013, 11:14 pm - Carey Adams

Are you interested in mentoring undergraduates?

The Honors Program and Undergraduate Research are updating a comprehensive list of available research opportunities for Armstrong undergrads -- for Honors Projects, Senior Thesis/Projects, & Independent Studies.  The aim of this project is to compile a central database, housed on Armstrong’s website, to provide students with detailed information regarding faculty research interests and prerequisites.  The list of last year's respondents, can be found online under Mentoring on the Undergraduate Research website.

The form asks for basic information that will help guide students to appropriate mentors.  Even if you are not currently accepting students, please complete the attached template and return it to by Wednesday, February 27.  The final column is the place to indicate if you are currently accepting students –(Y/N).   Contact  Allison Belzer & Jonathan Roberts if you have questions.

Spring Career Fair

Armstrong Career Services will host a Spring Career Fair on Wednesday Feb. 27 from 3-6:00 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. 36 employers will be present to talk with students about full-time careers, internships, and summer jobs. The fairs is open to all current Armstrong students and alumni. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring copies of their resume to distribute. Please encourage your students to participate and take advantage of this great opportunity.

Masquers present An Evening of Improv

February 28th - March 2nd; 7:30 p.m.,  Jenkins Hall Black Box Theater

The Armstrong Masquers troupe continues its Black Box Theater series with an Evening of Improv... unique, creative, unscripted, and audience participative performances that will be filled with fun and laughter.  All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and are at Armstrong's Jenkins Hall Black Box Theater.  Seating is limited, so arrive early. Doors open at 7 p.m.   No tickets for this event. Free admission at the door until all seats are filled.  Call 912.344.2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays, for information. 

Emily Grundstad-Hall, soprano

Armstrong music faculty member Emily Grundstad-Hall, D.M.A, soprano, presents a faculty music recital at 7:30 p.m.

Treasure Savannah Spring 2013

Saturday, March 2, 2013 7:30a.m.-noon

Treasure Savannah is Armstrong's campus-wide day of service event that celebrates Armstrong's long and rich history in Savannah. Volunteer opportunities are available for students, faculty, staff, and alumni both on campus and in the Savannah community. View the service projects and information on how to register at


Black History Month @ Armstrong

February 25, 7-10pm, Nelly’s Echo- Student Union Ballroom
Campus Union Board presents the exciting and talented Nelly’s Echo from the hit TV Show “The Voice”. For more information, please   contact 912-344-2504
February 28, 6-9pm, Inaugural Armstrong Black History Month Awards Dinner Student Union Ballroom
We will culminate our Black History Month Programs and celebrate our those within our Armstrong Community who have been instrumental change agents. RSVP required. To RSVP please email: or call 912-344-2618
See the month's full lineup of events.

Armstrong Participates in Savannah Black Heritage Month

A full schedule of events is available online.

Savannah Winds Celebrates 35 Years

(Feb. 20, 2013) In celebration of its 35th anniversary, the Savannah Winds community wind symphony-in-residence in Armstrong’s Department of Art, Music & Theatre (AMT), is throwing itself a party in the form of a public concert, Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Armstrong's Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St.