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Latest News Headlines for 2014

 
Two New Nursing Programs Launched

(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.

 
University Named to 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges List

(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.

 
Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event on Dec. 12

(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. 

 
University Hosting Leadership Lecture Featuring Ken Blanchard October 29

(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. 

 
College of Health Professions Receives Georgia Medical Society Award

(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.

 
President Linda M. Bleicken Appointed to AASCU Board of Directors

(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. 

 
University Ranks 12th on Prestigious Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 List

(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. 

 
Ethics in the Workplace Community Symposium on Nov. 20

(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. 

 
Stress-Free Day for Students on Nov. 18

(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. 

 
Moveable Feast Lecture on Imperialism and National Identity, Nov. 13

(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. 

 
Kappa Sigma Shaves to Save!

(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.

 
Inaugural Diversity Week begins Nov. 3

(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.

 
Special Screening of "Mending the Line" Documentary, November 10

(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.

 
University to Celebrate Day of the Dead on November 3

(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. 

 
University to Host Lecture by Author of Scratch Beginnings on November 5

(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.