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Armstrong gratefully recognizes the loyalty and commitment of alumni, parents, faculty and staff, and friends of the university through our donor recognition societies.
 


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Heritage Society

Celebrating those who have chosen to name Armstrong as a beneficiary through a planned gift, such as a bequest in a will. The Heritage Society supports not only the present needs of the university, but also seeks to make provisions for future generations of Armstrong students.

Your membership involves no dues, obligations, or solicitations, but it does allow us to thank you and recognize you for the plans you have made, and it may inspire generosity in others.
 


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Armstrong Society

Armstrong’s arboretum campus is full of stately trees that are strong, full of life, and deeply rooted—but even the majestic oak trees flanking Burnett Hall began as acorns.

Armstrong Society members all made a first gift to the university, and then continued to nurture their philanthropic impact. As individuals, couples, or organizations support the university, their growing long-term commitment and generosity is honored.

Lifetime giving to the university is celebrated at the following levels:


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1935 Society

1935 is the year that Savannah’s leaders established Armstrong Junior College. Since then, Armstrong has progressed to the respected university that it is today. Annual support from donors keeps the university strong year after year.

Annual gifts to the university are celebrated at the following levels:


President’s Circle


Maroon & Gold Circle


Founder’s Circle

3 consecutive years of giving at the Maroon & Gold level or higher


Please contact Julie Gerbsch with questions about Armstrong’s giving societies or how your gift will be recognized: 912.344.2600 or Julie.Gerbsch@armstrong.edu

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