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Cathy Hill

“Armstrong has shown an ability to organize its resources and respond effectively to challenges that confront our country as well as our region. Contributions, large and small, will help ensure that scholarships are provided to worthy students and that the university has the resources needed to meet the workforce of today and tomorrow.”

– Cathy Hill, Vice President - Coastal Region, Georgia Power

John Duttenhaver

“Armstrong is important to Savannah and this region. It offers a first rate education to all its students and is one of the only universities in the Southeast to graduate high demand health professional specialists such as radiation therapists and cardiovascular interventional technologists. This is why I support Armstrong with my time and contributions.”

John Duttenhaver, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Anderson Cancer Institute

Donna Brooks

“I have given to Armstrong’s faculty/staff campaign for a number of years; however, I began giving more generously to the university upon the retirement of Mr. Alfred Owens, Armstrong’s first director of Minority Affairs, in an effort to endow a scholarship in his name. Since its endowment I have been contributing to a fund to endow a scholarship for students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. I see my giving to Armstrong as a means to “pay back” the financial aid and scholarship money that enabled me to pursue my academic studies from undergraduate to doctoral, virtually debt-free; it’s my thank you.”

Donna Brooks, Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

Elwin Tilson

“I believe in getting more scholarship money out there, we have to prepare this community for a ‘silver tsunami’ as Baby Boomers are retiring at the rate of 10,000 per day.  It’s important to me personally to help find solutions because I am in the healthcare field.”


Ellen Bolch, CEO, THA Group


Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Consul General of Mexico to Provide Scholarships

(December 13, 2016) – On Friday, Dec. 9, Consul General of Mexico Javier Díaz de Leó visited Armstrong State University to sign a memorandum of understanding with Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken. The Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong program is a recipient of the Mexican Consulate’s 2016-2017 IME-Becas Scholarship Program, which benefits Mexican and Mexican-American students.

Read More Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Awards Two Scholarships to Armstrong

(December 9, 2016) – Armstrong State University has received a three-year commitment from the Hammond for Hope Foundation -- founded by Great Dane -- to fund two scholarships, beginning in fall 2017. One $10,000 scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to students working toward graduate degrees in Armstrong’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. 

Read More Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to Armstrong to Support Veterans and Military Students

(July 18, 2016) – Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Armstrong State University for the second consecutive year. Armstrong will use the grant to support its Veteran’s Career and Educational Pathways Program, an initiative designed to create clearer career pathways for Armstrong’s veterans and military students by better equipping them with necessary job skills and career knowledge.

Read More Armstrong State University Receives $79,000 Gift to Support New Tennis Complex

(May 25, 2016) – Savannah residents Michelle and Barry Vine presented a gift of $79,000 to Armstrong State University in support of the university’s state-of-the-art tennis complex, currently under construction on campus. The new complex will be home to Armstrong’s eight-time NCAA Division II National Champion women’s tennis team, and three-time National Champion men’s tennis team..

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