Armstrong News & Headlines
|Kappa Sigma Shaves to Save!
(November 1, 2014) — Armstrong is a little less hairy these days after Armstrong’s Kappa Sigma fraternity shaved 40 heads for the annual Shave to Save event. The project aims to raise money for the American Cancer Society and to heighten awareness about breast cancer. The Omicron Iota chapter raised a total of $2,500.
|Inaugural Diversity Week Kicks Off on Nov. 3
(Oct. 29, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host its inaugural Diversity Week beginning Monday, Nov. 3. The weeklong series of events will celebrate diversity at Armstrong and highlight current issues within the local community. All events are free and open to the public.
|Special Screening of “Mending the Line” Documentary, November 10
(Oct. 28, 2014) — In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary Mending the Line on Monday, November 10 at 7 p.m. in the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union.
|University Hosting Leadership Lecture Featuring Ken Blanchard October 29
(Oct. 28, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a special lecture by Ken Blanchard, a renowned author, leadership expert and acclaimed speaker on Wednesday, October 29 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
|University to Celebrate Day of the Dead on November 3
(October 23, 2014) — Armstrong State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and the CAMINO, HOLA and HORA programs will host a “Día de los Muertos” or Day of the Dead Celebration in honor of the traditional Mexican holiday dedicated to honoring loved ones who have passed away.
|University to Host Lecture by Author of Scratch Beginnings on November 5
(October 21, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a lecture by Adam Shepard, author of Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25 and the Search for the American Dream, on Wednesday, November 5 at noon at the Fine Arts Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
|Graduates Honored at Inaugural Armstrong Awards Gala
(October 13, 2014) — Armstrong held its first-ever Alumni Awards Gala during Celebrate Armstrong weekend. More than 250 alumni attended the black-tie optional event.
|Armstrong State University Arboretum Wins Savannah Tree Foundation Award
(October 9, 2014) - The 2014 Lynda Beam Award recognizes Armstrong’s commitment to fostering the awareness of the positive impact of trees through the campus-wide Arboretum.
|Now Collecting Donations for Third Annual Clothing Closet Event
(October 2, 2014) — The Office of Career Services at Armstrong State University is now collecting gently used, professional clothing, shoes and accessories for the Third Annual Clothing Closet to be held on February 18 and 19, 2015.
|Crisis in Ukraine Symposium, October 16 and 17
(October 1, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a two-day Crisis in Ukraine Symposium, which will take place on Thursday, October 16 at the Ogeechee Theater at Armstrong State University and on Friday, October 17 at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church.
|2014 Health and Wellness Fair, October 1
(September 26, 2014) — Armstrong state University will host the fifth annual Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union.
|G.I. Jobs Honors University as a Military Friendly School for Fifth Year
(September 25, 2014) — Armstrong State University has been officially named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for the fifth consecutive year.
|Dr. Bleicken Signs Memorandum of Understanding with South University
(September 25, 2014) — Armstrong State University and South University are entering into a partnership designed to help local students pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree without having to leave the Savannah area.
|Professor Honored by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
(September 23, 2014) — Armstrong State University professor of rehabilitation sciences David Lake received the Outstanding Service Award from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) at their annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif. on September 18-20, 2014.
|Bruce Barragan Hired as Executive-in-Residence
(September 18, 2014) — Armstrong State University recently hired healthcare industry veteran Bruce Barragan, LFACHE, as ExecutiveinResidence for the university’s Masters of Health Services Administration Program.