Armstrong News & Headlines

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.
University to Celebrate Latino Heriatge Week September 19-26
(Sept. 17, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host Latino Heritage Week from Friday, September 19 through Friday, September 26, offering a variety of events that are free and open to the public.
Douglas E. Masini Named a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
(September 12, 2014) — Douglas E. Masini, Ed.D., head of Armstrong State University’s Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Department, has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.
First-Ever Farmer’s Market Coming to Campus September 9
(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host the Armstrong Farmer’s Market in front of the Student Union, located at 11935 Abercorn St., on Tuesday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nursing Student Crowned Miss Collegiate America
(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University student Megan Gordon was crowned the 2014 Miss Collegiate America on July 6 in Orlando, Fla. Gordon, who is originally from North Augusta, S.C., is a junior in Armstrong’s nursing program.
Memorandum of Understanding Signed With Georgia Military College
(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Georgia Military College, a junior college located in Milledgeville, Ga., on August 29, making it easier for students to transfer to Armstrong.
Greek Life and University Staff Participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
(August 28, 2014) — The ALS Ice Bucket challenge has taken social media by storm, and members of the Armstrong State University community have come together to show their support for ALS and the phenomenon that has garnered 1.9 million new donors and $88.5 million for the ALS Association.
Faculty Lecture Series Kicks Off with John Jensen
(Aug. 27, 2014) — Armstrong’s Robert I Strozier Faculty Lecture Series will kick off the 2014-15 academic year with “Ceramics Sculptures and Raku Pottery,” by John Jensen, Armstrong professor of art.
Liberty Center Groundbreaking in Hinesville on September 10
(Aug. 26, 2014) — Armstrong State University and the City of Hinesville will host a groundbreaking for the new Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 10:30 a.m at the Armstrong Liberty Center Building Site on Memorial Drive and Welborn St. in Hinesville, Ga.
University Representatives Meet with Israeli Consul General
(August 15, 2014) — Members of Armstrong’s Cyber Security Research Institute recently met with Israeli Consul General Opher Aviran to discuss future areas of collaboration between Israel and the University System of Georgia.
Move-In Day! The Class of 2018 Occupies Windward Commons
(August 15, 2014) — Armstrong State University officially opened its residence halls for the fall 2014 semester on Thursday, Aug. 14 as 420 new freshman flooded campus excited to start strong at Armstrong.
Cecil “Rock” McCaskill Hired as University Registrar
(August 8, 2014) – Armstrong State University recently hired Cecil “Rock” McCaskill as the University Registrar. In his new position, McCaskill serves as the university’s academic records officer and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Office of the Registrar and Veterans Affairs.
2014-2015 Moveable Feast Schedule Announced
(August 5, 2014) — Armstrong State University is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2014-2015 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university’s College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah.
University Named a Yellow Ribbon School, Tuition Assistance for Military
(August 5, 2014) — Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students.
Police Department Wins Top Award for Cyber Forensics Work
(August 1, 2014) — The Armstrong State University Police Department won the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police Motorola/Dr. Curtis McClung Award of Excellence Award at a special reception held at the Westin Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Ga. on July 29.

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