Armstrong News & Headlines

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 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.
LeFavi, Biodynamics Center featured in the Washington Post
(July 24, 2014) – Dr. Robert LeFavi was recently featured in The Washington Post for his cutting-edge research on a 14-year-old weightlifter from Beaufort , S.C. who is attracting international attention for his remarkable strength.
Armstrong Catcher Inks Professional Contract with Giants Organization
(July 22, 2014) — Armstrong State University catcher Clayton Miller will have an opportunity to further his baseball career as he has inked with the San Francisco Giants organization this week.
Armstrong Promotes Melody Rodríguez to Director of Lumina Program
(July 16, 2014) — Melody Rodríguez, the long-time director of Armstrong State University’s Hispanic Outreach & Leadership at Armstrong (HOLA) program, was recently promoted to director of the Lumina Foundation’s Community Partnership for Attainment program in Savannah.
Fees for Active Duty Military Waived
(July 16, 2014) — Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active duty military starting in the fall semester of 2014.
Armstrong to Hold Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event on August 5
(July 11, 2014) — Armstrong State University will be waiving the application fee at a one-day-only registration event on Tuesday, August 5.
Armstrong’s Master of Public Health Program Reaccredited for Seven Years
(July 9, 2014) — Armstrong’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program has been granted reaccreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through July 1, 2021.

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