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Staff Council - Special Initiatives


The Armstrong Staff Council sponsors or partners with the campus community on a variety of initiatives. Armstrong State University strives to make a difference in the lives of its students, just as we strive to make a difference in the lives of the Armstrong staff and the local community.

The Shelley Merrick Staff Textbook Scholarship

The Armstrong State University Staff Council created the Staff Textbook Scholarship Fund to award financial assistance in the form of bookstore credit to qualified applicants. The scholarship is funded by tax-deductible contributions to the ASU Foundation Staff Textbook Scholarship Fund (Foundation Account # 206b) and by special events sponsored by the Staff Council. To apply complete the Staff Council Textbook Scholarship Form.

Application deadline dates are: July 15th for Fall, November 15th for Spring, and April 15th for Summer.

Lunch & Learn

The Lunch ‘n Learn program is a series of seminars led by speakers from throughout campus who volunteer to present various educational topics. The Staff Development and Welfare Committee coordinates these sessions and periodically surveys University staff in order to identify those topics that are of interest to a wide audience.

Other Initiatives

Celebrate Used Book Sale Benefits the Shelley Merrick Staff Textbook Scholarship fund. 2016 Flyer Solicition for Book Donations Rec Center Memberships Stay active with Discounted Membership Galley Days Eat for $5 on select days. Present your Pirate Card to qualify. See Dining Service Perks
Toys for Tots Armstrong partners with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to collect new, unwrapped toys for distribution to needy children. Holiday and Summer Luncheon Good food and friends--Keep an eye out for location and date announcements! Employee Block Meal Plans. Eat for less conveniently --stay on campus! See Dining Service Perks
Staff Bookstore Discount Present your Pirate Card to receive a 10% discount. Cannot be combined with other offers. Fall and Spring Assemblies Updates on Staff Council happenings and issues which are important to the Armstrong Staff community Spirit Wear Fridays (2016-2017 Flyer)