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Green Zone: About

The Green Zone Program promotes an improved campus culture at Armstrong for veterans who are shifting from the structured life of the military — and sometimes a combat zone — to begin a new life as a student in the vastly different environment of a college campus.

The overarching goal of the initiative is to facilitate the successful transition of veterans. The transition from the structured life of the military to a college campus is challenging for many veterans. The Green Zone Program is geared around informing faculty and staff about student veterans and their needs on campus. The primary objective of the Green Zone Program is to increase the knowledge and skills of the Armstrong faculty and staff to identify and address the needs of veterans and assist them in successfully completing their transition from the military to university and civilian life. Faculty and staff members that volunteer to participate will attend training that will focus on key issues veterans face while making this life-changing move. While they will not be expected to "solve" problems, they will be able to provide a sympathetic ear and help the student veteran find the appropriate resource to resolve their issue. Upon completion, offices are given a Green Zone sticker to signify their designation as a "military friendly area of operation".

The Green Zone Program opens the doors to educational success for Veterans, and assists them to achieve their academic and career goals. The program is grounded in Armstrong’s values: to provide an education that is student-focused and leads to student success with an environment of an inclusive community built on trust and collegiality.


Read More Vets Week is Nov 6-11

(November 7, 2017) – Armstrong Veteran Affairs invites the Armstrong and greater Savannah communities to celebrate the heroes that live among us during Vets Week, which runs from Nov. 6-11. This week features informational forums, meet and greets, networking opportunities, filming screenings and more. Vets Week culminates at the grand Veterans Day Parade in downtown Savannah. Event times and locations vary.

Read More U.S. Veterans Magazine Names Armstrong 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools

(June 14, 2017) – U.S. Veterans Magazine has named Armstrong State University as one of the 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. Lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses to determine which universities provide learning environments conducive to student veteran success.

Read More Armstrong State University Named One of the Nation’s Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been named to the list of the Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools by Victory Media, the publisher of Military Spouse, G.I. Jobs and STEM Jobs, for a second year in a row. The annual list recognizes higher education institutions that actively recruit and support spouses of active duty service members while acknowledging and supporting military spouse students through the unique challenges of military life.

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

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