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Announcements from Academic Affairs

Week of September 19, 2013

Aug 18, 2013, 11:31 pm - Carey Adams

Alumni Association Accepting Nominations for New Alumni Awards

The Armstrong Alumni Association announces the merger of the Armstrong Notables and Armstrong Alumni Awards. The two award categories have been combined into one seamless program designed to recognize and honor the most outstanding alumni.

The Armstrong Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Alumni Awards. The deadline for nominations is Aug. 23, 2013. Awards will be presented on Oct. 5.

Faculty Art Exhibition (sponsored by AMT)

08/15/2013 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Fine Arts Gallery
Visit our art gallery for an expansive array of faculty-created photography, ceramics, painting, digital design, mixed media and so much more.

Gallery reception: noon, Wed, Aug. 21st

Open weekdays now through Aug. 29th   [More Information]
Contact:  912-344-2801 weekdays noon to 3 p.m.

50th Celebration of Desegregation of Savannah

Desegregation Symposium 08/24/13 1:00 PM-5:00 PM. - Savannah High School
Mass Meeting 08/25/13 4:00 PM - First African Baptist Church

This August celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Desegregation of Savannah. Armstrong played a pivotal role in Desegregation and as such, is collaborating with various City Officials and Civil Rights Activists to commemorate such a momentous occasion. Armstrong faculty, staff, and the Armstrong "Anointed Voices" choir will be key features throughout the celebration. Dr. Michael Benjamin and Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas will be facilitating workshops during the symposium.

The Office of OMA will provide transportation, lunch, and t-shirts to the first 50 student participants registered by August 21st.

To register, simply stop by MCC room 212 or email the Director: Nashia.Whittenburg@Armstrong.edu.

Kickoff Meeting for 2013-14 Faculty Reading Roundtables and Faculty Learning Communities

If you have signed up for one of the Reading Roundtables or Learning Communities, remember that the kickoff meeting is Friday, August 23 at 12:15 pm in Ballroom A of the Student Center.