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Open House

The best way to learn about Armstrong's community and values during this transitional time with the future Georgia Southern consolidation is to visit us! At Open House, you and your family can experience all that Armstrong has to offer. Meet with faculty, participate in a hands-on workshop or lecture, learn about admissions and financial aid, tour our beautiful 268-acre arboretum campus, check out residential housing and more! Open House is open to all high school students (focused on seniors), transfer students, and graduate students. The application fee is waived for all Open House attendees. 

Open House Dates - Register today!

Savannah Campus: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Liberty Center (Hinesville): 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Sample Open House itinerary for Main Campus - Savannah, GA 

8:30am: Check-in - Fine Arts building

9:00am: Welcome

9:45am: Faculty-led workshops, academic program information tables, and campus tours begin

10:30am: Info sessions begin

12:00pm: Faculty-led workshops conclude

12:30pm to 2:00pm: Lunch and Get Hooked! Student Fair

2:00pm: Info sessions and tours conclude

Sample Faculty-led workshop descriptions

All That Remains with Dr. Virginia Estabrook - Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Social & Political Sciences

Understanding of growth and development in human skeleton to be able to identify how old a people are when they die, their sex, and other features about their lives. In a forensic context can help us identify the victim and prosecute a criminal and in an archaeological context can give us clues about people's lives in the past. 

Frightening but True: I am the Decisive Element in any Classrom with Dr. Brenda Logan - Associate Professor of Middle/Secondary Education

Covers the following: Those attracted to teaching, what teachers do, what teachers make, benefits of teaching, areas of need, why teachers love what they do, best stories ever, secrets of what effective teachers do, potential impact as a teacher and teacher memories.

How to Train Your Termite with Dr. Jennifer Zettler - Professor of Biology

Like Hansel and Gretel in the classic fairy tale, termites lay down a trail to retrace their steps after a long foraging trip. Rather than leaving a visual trail like bread crumbs, termites have abdominal glands that secrete pheromones to form an invisible path. If a termite finds a good food source on its foraging trip, its chemical trail will recruit and lead other termites to that location. Some common household items contain chemicals that resemble termite pheromones. In today’s activity, you will find the best tools to train your termite.

I Got Rhythm, How 'Bout You?! with Benjamin Warsaw - Assistant Professor of Music

This musical presentation will include a short performance by Benjamin Warsaw on the piano followed by an introduction to rhythm and music fundamentals. The session will conclude with an interactive performance by the audience and Benjamin.

Is This What It's Like Being a Real, Live, Functioning Teacher? with Dr. Nedra Cossa - Assistant Professor of Reading

This interactive presentation will explore how the College of Education prepares future educators by creating meaningful learning opportunities through established relationships within the local community schools.

Sculpting with Clay/Pottery Demo with Alicia Perez - Instructor of Art

An introduction to the Arts program at Armstrong with a discussion on various art programs. Enjoy a student demonstration of the pottery wheel and a variety of clay bodies during a tour around the ceramic building and a sneak peek at the glazing room and firing space.

The Virtual Emergency Room with Dr. Doug Masini and Sherry Warnock - Department Head, Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences, and Program Coordinator, Respiratory Therapy. Sherry: Lecturer and Simulation Coordinator, School of Nursing

Interactive simulation of a true emergency room. Volunteers will be able to directly participate in a simulated patient interaction involving a motor vehicle accident.


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