(Dec. 20, 2014) — In response to a growing demand for nursing professionals, the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University—the number one producer of undergraduate health professionals in the University System of Georgia since 2007—has launched two new nursing programs that will help remedy the projected shortage of nurses statewide.
(Dec. 10, 2014) — Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges list by Victory Media and will be featured in the Winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine.
(Dec. 2, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration event for students to apply, be admitted and sign up for classes on Friday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Armstrong Center.
(Oct. 28, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a special lecture by Ken Blanchard, a renowned author, leadership expert and acclaimed speaker on Wednesday, October 29 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
(Nov. 26, 2014) — Armstrong State University’s College of Health Professions was awarded the Georgia Medical Society’s Institution/Organization Award at the 14th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Nov. 18. in Savannah. Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken, Interim Assistant Dean of the College of Health Professions Sandy Streater, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Department Head Doug Masini and Health Sciences Department Head Robert LeFavi accepted the award on behalf of Armstrong.
(Nov. 18, 2014) — Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) during the organization’s annual meeting on Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
(Nov. 12, 2014) — Military Times honored Armstrong State University earlier today, ranking the institution 12th among four-year schools on its Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 list.
(Nov. 12, 2014) — Armstrong State University and Savannah State University will co-host a special presentation on Thursday, November 20 about ethics and fraud in today’s workplace.
(Nov. 12, 2014) — Armstrong's Department of Recreation and Wellness will host a special event on Tuesday, Nov. 18 to help students de-stress before final exams and to learn healthy ways to cope with stress.
(Nov. 4, 2014) — As part of its “Moveable Feast” lecture series, Armstrong State University will host a special lecture entitled “X Marks the Spot: Treasure Maps and National Identity in the Far, Far Away” by Director of Gender and Women’s Studies Jane Rago on Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Savannah.
(Nov. 1, 2014) — Armstrong is a little less hairy these days after Armstrong’s Kappa Sigma fraternity shaved 40 heads for the annual Shave to Save event. The project aims to raise money for the American Cancer Society and to heighten awareness about breast cancer. The Omicron Iota chapter raised a total of $2,500.
(Oct. 29, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host its inaugural Diversity Week beginning Monday, Nov. 3. The weeklong series of events will celebrate diversity at Armstrong and highlight current issues within the local community. All events are free and open to the public.
(Oct. 28, 2014) — In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary <em>Mending the Line </em>on Monday, November 10 at 7 p.m. in the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union.
(October 23, 2014) — Armstrong State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and the CAMINO, HOLA and HORA programs will host a “Día de los Muertos” or Day of the Dead Celebration in honor of the traditional Mexican holiday dedicated to honoring loved ones who have passed away.
(October 21, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a lecture by Adam Shepard, author of <em>Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25 and the Search for the American Dream</em>, on Wednesday, November 5 at noon at the Fine Arts Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
(October 13, 2014) — Armstrong held its first-ever Alumni Awards Gala during Celebrate Armstrong weekend. More than 250 alumni attended the black-tie optional event.
(October 13, 2014) — The live concert, featuring The U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants, begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free but tickets required.
(October 9, 2014) - The 2014 Lynda Beam Award recognizes Armstrong’s commitment to fostering the awareness of the positive impact of trees through the campus-wide Arboretum.
(October 2, 2014) — The Office of Career Services at Armstrong State University is now collecting gently used, professional clothing, shoes and accessories for the Third Annual Clothing Closet to be held on February 18 and 19, 2015.
(October 1, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host a two-day Crisis in Ukraine Symposium, which will take place on Thursday, October 16 at the Ogeechee Theater at Armstrong State University and on Friday, October 17 at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church.
(September 25, 2014) — Armstrong State University and South University are entering into a partnership designed to help local students pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree without having to leave the Savannah area.
(September 25, 2014) — Armstrong State University has been officially named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for the fifth consecutive year.
(September 23, 2014) — Armstrong State University professor of rehabilitation sciences David Lake received the Outstanding Service Award from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) at their annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif. on September 18-20, 2014.
(September 18, 2014) — Armstrong State University recently hired healthcare industry veteran Bruce Barragan, LFACHE, as Executive-in-Residence for the university’s Masters of Health Services Administration Program.
(September 17, 2014) — Armstrong State University will host Latino Heritage Week from Friday, September 19 through Friday, September 26, offering a variety of events that are free and open to the public.
(September 12, 2014) — Douglas E. Masini, Ed.D., head of Armstrong State University’s Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Department, has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.
(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Georgia Military College, a junior college located in Milledgeville, Ga., on August 29, making it easier for students to transfer to Armstrong.
(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University student Megan Gordon was crowned the 2014 Miss Collegiate America on July 6 in Orlando, Fla. Gordon, who is originally from North Augusta, S.C., is a junior in Armstrong’s nursing program.
“We think it’s important for students to have access to healthy food and information about how to eat healthy and local,” said Megan Feasel, director of Armstrong’s Student Recreation Center. “We invite the public to attend and to support local farmers and vendors.”
(August 28, 2014) — The ALS Ice Bucket challenge has taken social media by storm, and members of the Armstrong State University community have come together to show their support for ALS and the phenomenon that has garnered 1.9 million new donors and $88.5 million for the ALS Association.
Armstrong’s Robert I Strozier Faculty Lecture Series will kick off the 2014-15 academic year with “Ceramics Sculptures and Raku Pottery,” by John Jensen, Armstrong professor of art.
(August 15, 2014) — Armstrong State University officially opened its residence halls for the fall 2014 semester on Thursday, Aug. 14 as 420 new freshman flooded campus excited to start strong at Armstrong.
Members of Armstrong’s Cyber Security Research Institute recently met with Israeli Consul General Opher Aviran to discuss future areas of collaboration between Israel and the University System of Georgia.
(August 8, 2014) – Armstrong State University recently hired Cecil “Rock” McCaskill as the University Registrar. In his new position, McCaskill serves as the university’s academic records officer and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Office of the Registrar and Veterans Affairs.
(August 5, 2014) — Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students.
(August 5, 2014) — Armstrong State University is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2014-2015 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university’s College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah.