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Latest News Headlines for 2015

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University Receives $100,000 Donation to Establish Emergency Food Resource Fund

(December 18, 2015) – A local family, who wishes to remain anonymous, recently donated $100,000 to establish the Armstrong Emergency Food Resource Fund at Armstrong State University. The family, which includes a faculty member and two generations of university alumni, is committed to support efforts to thwart the national trend of food insecurity among college students.

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Education Trust Names Armstrong a Top Performing School for Underrepresented Minorities

(December 17, 2015) – The Education Trust, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. that shapes and influences national and state policy with a focus on reducing achievement gaps, recently named Armstrong State University a top performing school for underrepresented minority students.

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Hip-Hop Fellow: Armstrong English Professor Heads to Harvard

(December 16, 2015) - Dr. Regina Bradley to serve as the Spring 2016 Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow for the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute at the Hutchins Center.

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Congratulations, Graduates! Armstrong Salutes Class of 2015 at Fall Commencement

(December 14, 2015) - Armstrong proudly hosted Fall Commencement on Saturday, December 12, conferring degrees on more than 630 students in two graduation ceremonies held at Armstrong’s Alumni Arena.

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New Armstrong Liberty Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held in Hinesville, Ga.

(December 11, 2015) - Armstrong State University and the City of Hinesville hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Armstrong Liberty Center, located in Hinesville, Ga., on Dec. 10. The 21,000-square-foot facility, which will open to students in January, is more than double the size of the previous Liberty Center.

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Cyber Excellence: Armstrong Earns Elite National Designation

The National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently recognized Armstrong State University as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. This elite national designation, awarded through the 2021 academic year, underscores the university’s growing commitment to cybersecurity education and research. 

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Armstrong Announces Local Partners for 2016 Small Business Consulting Course

(December 2, 2015) – Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the Small Business Institute, Dennis Barber, recently secured agreements with five local companies to participate in Armstrong’s spring 2016 Small Business Consulting course. 

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College of Education Students Volunteer to Help Prisoners Get Job-Ready

(November 30, 2015) - Dr. Patricia Holt, a professor in Armstrong’s Master of Education in Adult Education program, recently escorted five graduate students to the Estill Federal Corrections Institute in Estill, S.C. 

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FINISHING STRONG: 2015 Graduate Paul Sidney

“Education isn’t just a job,” says Paul Sidney, who will walk across the stage at commencement on Dec. 12, after completing his M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction. “It’s a calling.”

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Armstrong Ranked #7 in Nation by Military Times

(November 9, 2015) - Military Times honored Armstrong State University this week, ranking the institution 7th among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" list.

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Armstrong Hosts Inaugural Summer Communication Camp for Kids

(July 15, 2015) – Armstrong hosts inaugural summer communication for kids at the RiteCare Center.

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Pete Hoffman Promoted to Director of Governmental Relations and Community Engagement

(October 27, 2015) – Pete Hoffman has been promoted to Director of Governmental Relations and Community Engagement at Armstrong State University.  

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Celebrate Armstrong Festival Kicks Off with a Bang

(October 23, 2015) The annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend kicked off on Thursday, October 21 with a lively festival on Burnett Lawn. Students, faculty and staff enjoyed sunny weather, tasty food, live music and interactive games.

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Armstrong Professor Selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellow

(September 26, 2015) – Armstrong State University International Relations and Comparative Politics Professor Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz was recently selected as a Governor’s Teaching Fellow for the Academic Year Symposia 2015-2016.

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University Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Student Support Services

U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter recently announced that Armstrong State University has been awarded a $1.1 million TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education.