Armstrong News & Headlines


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.
 
Armstrong Hires Amy Zieziula as Assistant Dean of Student Integrity
(July 1, 2014) — Armstrong State University recently hired Amy Zieziula as assistant dean of student integrity. In her new position, Zieziula is responsible for upholding the university’s Honor Code and Code of Conduct and providing educational outreach regarding civility on college campuses.
 
Savannah Winds to Present Annual Patriotic Concert on June 29
(June 25, 2014) — Savannah Winds will conclude its season with the Annual Patriotic Concert at Armstrong State University on June 29.
 
Armstrong Professor Awarded $50,000 National Science Foundation Grant
(June 24, 2014) — Dr. Amy Potter, assistant professor of geography at Armstrong Atlantic State University, recently secured a $50,000 National Science Foundation Grant to fund research focusing on historic Southern plantation culture.
 
Armstrong Professor Accepted to Health Disparities Cyber-Mentoring Program
(June 19, 2014) — Nandi Marshall, assistant professor of health sciences at Armstrong Atlantic State University, was recently accepted into the 2014-2015 Health Disparities Cyber-Mentoring Program as a protégé.
 
Armstrong Professor Publishes Book About African American Servicewomen
(June 13, 2014) — Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., associate professor of Communication and African American Studies at Armstrong, recently published Marching as to War: Personal Narratives of African American Women’s Experiences in the Gulf Wars.
 
Armstrong’s Latest Economic Monitor Reports Rapid, Broad-Based Growth
(June 11, 2014) — Armstrong Atlantic State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the first quarter of 2014 and should continue to experience strong growth throughout the year.
 
Two Armstrong Professors Selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellows
(June 4, 2014) — Two faculty members at Armstrong Atlantic State University -- associate professor of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science Dr. Becky da Cruz and assistant professor of Psychology Dr. Mirari Elcoro -- were recently selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellows for the 2014 Summer Symposium Program.
 
Armstrong Brings Home Three Best of Savannah Awards
(June 3, 2014) Armstrong was well represented this year in Connect’s Best of Savannah awards, with recipients from a soccer team to a recent graduate to a professor’s blog.
 
Armstrong Hires Nick Shrader as Director of Housing and Residence Life
(May 22, 2014) — Armstrong Atlantic State University recently hired Nick Shrader as the director of housing and residence life.
 

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