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Office of the President

Welcome to Armstrong State University. Situated on a beautiful arboretum campus in charming and historic Savannah, Georgia. Armstrong was founded in 1935 by our city fathers, who were dedicated to providing the opportunity for citizens in our region to gain a quality education. Today as then, Armstrong holds strong to our founding values: our commitment to being a teaching-first university, our strong ties to Savannah, our sound professional preparation and our liberal arts core that prepares our graduates not just for careers, but for thoughtful, civically engaged lives.

I am honored to have joined Armstrong in July 2009, and to lead a talented and dedicated team of faculty, administration and staff who share our common and over-arching goal: to foster student success. Every aspect of the Armstrong experience points our students toward success: Teaching at Armstrong inspires and challenges our students. Hands-on learning opportunities allow research and discovery—of not just facts, but also a sense of self. Service and leadership opportunities make us better people and our community a better place. Professional experiences and connections made here last a lifetime.

Whether you visit Armstrong for the first time as a prospective student or parent, or return for a campus event as an alumni, you are sure to feel the sense of warmth and community that is Armstrong. Thank you for your interest, and I hope you visit us often, on campus or on the Internet.

Sincerely,

Linda M. Bleicken
President

Bleicken's Board

Spring Convocation 2016

Did You Know?

Dr. Bleicken joined Armstrong on July 1, 2009, becoming the seventh  president and the first woman to lead the institution since the establishment of Armstrong Junior College in 1935.

President's Report

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(April 12, 2016) – Presented jointly by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs since December 2015, the Campus Conversation series creates a safe space for students, faculty and staff to address complex issues together.

Read More Pirate Pride: Third Annual Paint the Town Maroon Celebration Takes Over Johnson Square

(April 8, 2016) – Hundreds of Armstrong students, faculty, staff, alumni and local supporters took over Johnson Square in downtown Savannah on Friday, April 8 for Paint the Town Maroon. 

Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

Read More Treasure Savannah: Serving Up Civic Engagement

(March 7, 2016) On Saturday, March 5, 320 students, faculty and staff gathered on the Student Union steps in the early morning to prepare for Treasure Savannah, Armstrong’s bi-annual day of service.

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