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New Alumni Center Grand Opening!

Armstrong is hosting Grand Opening reception celebrating the new Alumni Center. Located off of the entrance lobby of Burnett Hall, this new center will be a centerpiece of campus and the first impression on potential students, valued alumni, and possible donors to the university.

Nominations for 2014 Alumni Awards

In order to recognize alumni for outstanding achievements in their professions, in their communities, and in service to the University, we are combining the previous Alumni Awards and Notable Alumni programs into one tiered program of recognition. Nominations are open through May 23, 2014. The awards will be presented on October 10.

North Carolina Armstrong Alumni Event

Far from Savannah doesn't mean far from Armstrong! Did you know that almost 900 Armstrong alumni live in North Carolina? Join us for a come-as-you-are FREE event to meet other Armstrong alumni, find out the latest tidbits from your alma mater, and cheer on our Lady Pirates as they take on the Duke Blue Devils!

Alumni Halloween Event

Join us Halloween night for a spooktacular time at
"The Nightmare on Congress Street" Bar Crawl

First Annual Alumni Awards Gala

Armstrong State University will host its first-ever Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, October 10, during Celebrate Armstrong Weekend. The cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and ceremony at 7 p.m.

BBA Reunion 2014

Armstrong is back in business! This fall, as your alma mater launches a new business degree, reunite with your classmates and faculty from the original BBA/MBA program to celebrate. Join us during Celebrate Weekend, October 10-11, for reunion events.

Armstrong Women’s Soccer Honors the 10th Anniversary Team

The 2014 season will be the 10th year of intercollegiate competition for the Armstrong women's soccer program. To celebrate, head coach Eric Faulconer and the Armstrong coaches selected a 10th Anniversary team, representing the best to suit up for the Pirates to this date.

Welcome New Pirates!

Carolina Prats-Millan Named ITA National Women’s Tennis “Player To Watch”

Armstrong Atlantic State University sophomore Carolina Prats-Millan was named the ITA Division II Women's Tennis National "Player To Watch," announced by the organization on Tuesday at the annual awards banquet.

Alumni ‘Hometown’ Events

The Alumni Association is excited to come visit where you now call home. We have set up events in six cities in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. Find an event near you!

Armstrong Joins AmazonSmile

Armstrong is always looking for ways to make it easy for you to give. So, we recently joined the AmazonSmile program on Amazon.com. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

Pirates Paint The Town Maroon!

Wearing maroon t-shirts, hundreds of Armstrong students, faculty, staff, alumni and community supporters gathered in Johnson Square on Wednesday, April 3 to celebrate the inaugural Paint the Town Maroon rally.

Armstrong to Launch New B.S. in Business Economics in Fall of 2014

Offered through the College of Liberal Arts, the new degree program serves as an extension of the university’s longstanding Economics degree. The B.S. in Business Economics builds on Armstrong’s liberal arts roots, emphasizing strong communications skills, ethics and teamwork.

Alumni Board is accepting nominations for new Board Directors

The Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. Any former Armstrong student may be nominated by any Armstrong alumna/us, student, faculty or staff member.

Armstrong’s Professors Are Getting Maroon’d!

Armstrong professors are getting Maroon’d and only you can rescue them! Come support your favorite professor and help them get off their island!

Armstrong Celebrates Black History Month With Several Events

Armstrong’s annual Black History Month Celebration features lively celebrations, informative discussions and high-energy live performances throughout February.

Armstrong Graduate Named Teacher of the Year

Bynikini Frazier, a first grade teacher at Hodge Elementary School in Savannah, was honored as the 2015 Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Teacher of the Year at a special reception on February 4.

Armstrong to Host Georgia Science Bowl on February 22

Armstrong Atlantic State University will host the 2014 Georgia Science Bowl on Saturday, February 22. This event, which is free and open to the public, will attract qualifying high school and middle school teams from across the state.

Kroger Community Rewards

This year, Armstrong has joined Kroger's Community Rewards program. Kroger is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations will earn millions of dollars through Kroger Community Rewards. All you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!

Cameron Clements Is New Alumni Program Coordinator

Armstrong Atlantic State University recently named Cameron R. Clements as the Alumni Program Coordinator. In her new position, Clements will work with the Director of Alumni Development to provide a broad range of engagement activities for Armstrong’s 30,000+ alumni. She will support the planning and execution of various alumni-based events and programs.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade 2014

Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs as we celebrate a legend and participate in the 2014 MLK Day Parade in the City of Savannah. Registered Participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt, a breakfast bag, and lunch. To walk in the parade with the Armstrong community, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 912.344.2618. The group will depart from Armstrong's Memorial College Center at 7 a.m.

Alumni Join Veterans Salute

The City of Hinesville hosted a Veterans Salute parade and festival on Saturday, Nov. 16. Armstrong Alumni partnered with Armstrong's Liberty Center to have a unit in the parade and a booth at the festival.

50 Years On: A Civil Rights Discussion

As part of our Diversity Celebration marking the 50th anniversary of integration, Armstrong will host a panel discussion featuring Dr. Otis Johnson and Judge Murray Silver. Hear first-hand stories about what it took to achieve integration and change the course of history.

Nursing Alumni Awards

(October 21, 2013) Armstrong's Nursing Department held it's annual Nursing Awards dinner last Firday night at 45 Bistro, located in the Marshall House. Three of the department's accomplished alumni were honored for their work.

2013 Alumni Award Honorees

The 2013 awards were presented on Sat, Oct 5. Fifteen of the university's most accomplished alumni were chosen to receive this year's Notable Alumni Award. The recipients of the Distinguished and Outstanding Awards were kept secret and announced at the event. See the list below to find out who received the Notable Alumni Award this year.

Armstrong License Plates Available

Show your Armstrong pride and colors with a new Armstrong branded Georgia license plate.
(Update -- Limited edition "ARM" plates are still available! Get yours today!)

Tips for Managing Your Resources After Retirement

Alumna Linda Friedman '73 shared her expertise in fiduciary services through our first Finance Friday seminar for alumni. She shared a number of great tips and gave terrific advice to help older alumni manage and expand their financial resources after retirement. She is graciously sharing all of her handouts on our web site.

Celebrating Your Big 5-0

If you were born in 1963, Armstrong wants to celebrate your birthday with a big bash on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Armstrong Center. The evening will include dinner and dancing and lots of fun reminders of 1981 - the year you turned 18. Those were the days!

Armstrong Alumni Association salutes our military

If you are an alum who is a veteran, active duty or a reservist, please let us know! The Alumni Association is planning upcoming programs to support current military personnel and their families as well as programs to salute the veterans among us.

Nominations for 2014 Alumni Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Alumni Awards. Please help us recognize alumni who have excelled in their professions/industries, public service, community service, philanthropic activity, volunteer service, leadership, or service to the University.

Job Hunters Group: Tips on Evaluating Your Opportunities

Our Job Hunters series continued last week with a seminar led by Julie Gerbsch ’09. The topic was Evaluating Your Opportunities, which focused both on how to decide which opportunities to pursue and whether to accept a job offer. Here are some of the tips from the evening.

Job Hunters Group: How Personality Affects Your Search

The ongoing Job Hunters Group series heard from Armstrong's new Assistant Director of Career Services Allison Lyon on June 17, who explored how personality impacts your job search. If you would like to learn more about your personality and how that can make you marketable in the job search process, remember that the services provided by Armstrong's Career Services are free to you as an alum. You can also still catch the last of this summer's Job Hunters Group series, "Applying to Federal Jobs," at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Armstrong Center.

Golden Grads: Armstrong honors alumni with luncheon.

(July 2, 2013) Armstrong honored its Golden Grads—alumni from the classes of 1937 to 1963—with a luncheon on Thursday, June 13, at Vic’s on the River, owned by 1941 Armstrong alum Irving Victor.

Job Hunters Group: Tips on Etiquette

In Part 2 of our Job Hunters Group for alumni and graduating seniors, Armstrong MBA recipient Jermaine Whirl ’10 shared his insights on Job Search Etiquette, including what you need to know about your future employers and how to appropriately set yourself apart. Perhaps even more importantly, he offered tips on behaviors to avoid.

Alumni Association selects new Directors, Officers

The Armstrong Alumni Association approved nine new Directors and elected new officers at its Annual Meeting on May 3, 2013. Andrea Mason Turner '93 will serve as President in the 2013-2014 board year.

Job Hunters update: Tips on interviewing

(April 26, 2013) Armstrong’s new Job Hunters Group series started with a lively seminar for alumni and students on April 23. Led by Catherine Kostilnik ’82 ’89, the session explored new trends in interviewing. Here are some of the highlights of Kostilnik’s tips from the first session.

Alumni Invited to Share Their Views at Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association

(March 27, 2013) The Armstrong Alumni Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Friday, May 3 at the Armstrong Center. The evening begins with a reception at 5:30 and the meeting convenes at 6:15. The agenda includes changes to the association’s bylaws and the election of new members of the Alumni Board of Directors and its officers. Nominations are being accepted through April 15.

Job Hunters Group Offers Advice, Support for Alumni Seeking Work

(March 27, 2013) Armstrong’s new Job Hunters Group offers six free events designed to help alumni and graduating seniors in their job search. Starting April 23, these Tuesday evening sessions explore a variety of topics and are led by other alumni who are experts in their fields. All of the events, which will also be available online, are free. Participants may pick and choose which sessions are most useful to their needs.