Armstrong News & Headlines

Inaugural Mark Finlay Memorial Lecture Featuring Acclaimed Musician and Environmentalist
On May 1, award-winning pianist, author and conservationist Chuck Leavell will deliver the first of a series of lectures focusing on the importance of environmental stewardship.
2015 Engineering Design Challenge on April 25
(April 14, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Engineering Studies Program will host the 2015 Engineering Design Challenge, which will showcase the ingenuity and creativity of students from Johnson High School, Beach High School, Savannah High School, Savannah Early College, Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Richmond Hill High School, Savannah Arts Academy and Jenkins High School.
Farmer’s Market Coming April 22
(April 11, 2015) — Armstrong State University will host a Farmer’s Market in front of the Student Union on Wednesday, April 22. This Earth Day event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by Armstrong’s Recreation and Wellness Department and the university’s Office of Multicultural Affairs.
University to Host Blackfish and Plastic Paradise Film Screenings on April 22
(April 8, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Makin’ Maroon Green will host a special film screening of the acclaimed documentary Blackfish, in honor of Earth Day 2015 on Wednesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union's Ogeechee Theatre.
Graduate Student Earns First Place Honors in FastPitch Competition
(April 7, 2015) — Andy Cabistan, an ambitious Professional Communication and Leadership graduate student at Armstrong, recently scored a first place win in the student entrepreneur category in the 2015 FastPitch competition, which identifies him as a promising force in Savannah’s professional community.
In-State Tuition for Florida, South Carolina and Alabama Residents Starting in Fall 2015
(April 4, 2015) — Armstrong State University will offer in-state tuition to residents of Florida, South Carolina and Alabama, starting in the fall semester of 2015. The University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents recently voted to offer in-state tuition at 10 public universities, including Armstrong.
Chief of Police Honored at Federal 100 Awards Gala in Washington D.C.
(April 1, 2015) — Armstrong State University’s Chief of Police Wayne Willcox was honored with a Federal 100 Award at the 26th Annual Federal 100 Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. on March 26.
Joe Buck Named as Savannah Graduates Executive Champion
(March 28, 2015) — Savannah Graduates, a new community-wide initiative focused on creating a more educated workforce in Chatham County, has named Joe Buck as the organization’s executive champion.
Student Honored with Georgia Legislative Academic Recognition Day Award
(March 20, 2015) — Armstrong State University senior Blair Weaver was honored with the Georgia Legislative Academic Recognition Day Award during the University System of Georgia’s board meeting in Atlanta on March 18.
Savannah Graduates to Host Free FAFSA Workshops in March and May
(March 18, 2015) — Savannah Graduates, a new community-wide initiative focused on creating a more educated workforce in Chatham County, is offering free workshops to assist community members in completing the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
Schedule Announced for Savannah Asian Cultural Festival on March 27-28
(March 10, 2015) — Armstrong State University and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs have officially announced the entertainment schedule for the 2015 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, one of the South’s largest Asian celebrations, on March 27 and 28.
Yolinda German Hired as Bursar
(March 5, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Yolinda German as Bursar for the division of Business and Finance.
Paint the Town Maroon on March 27!
(March 4, 2015) — On Friday, March 27 Armstrong State University will host a rally downtown in Johnson Square, located at Bull St. and E. Congress St., with The Pinyan Company serving as the presenting sponsor.
University to Host Treasure Savannah on Saturday, March 7
(March 3, 2015) — Registration for Treasure Savannah Spring 2015 is underway! This semester's event will take place on Saturday, March 7 and will gather Armstrong students, faculty, staff and members of the community to volunteer in service opportunities throughout the city.
Armstrong Wins CASE Grand Award for Best Branding/Identity Campaign
(Feb. 26, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently won the Grand Award for Best Branding/Identity Campaign, in recognition of the university’s Start Strong campaign, at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Southeast District III Conference in Orlando, Fla. Armstrong graphic designer Michael Lowe accepted the award on behalf of the university at a special awards banquet on February 17.

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