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Leadership with a Global Perspective: Sri Lankan Student Finds Opportunities at Armstrong

In 2015, the Georgia Rotary Student Program funded a one-year scholarship for Sri Lanka native Nipuna Ambanpola to attend Armstrong. Excited, Ambanpola was also nervous about adjusting to his new life on a U.S. college campus.

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SGA and Liberty Center Student Council Seek Donations for Toys for Tots

(November 10, 2017) – The Student Government Association and the Liberty Center Student Council of Armstrong State University request donations of new toys for their annual Toys for Tots campaign. The goal for the university’s 2017 campaign is to collect 500 toys. Donation boxes are located throughout campus.

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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.

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Armstrong to Host Free Concert by French Singer Eric Vincent on November 3

(October 25, 2017) – Armstrong State University's Office of International Education and the Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy invite the Savannah community to celebrate National French Week by attending a free concert by acclaimed French musician Eric Vincent. As The New York Times observed, "His music is universal." This event is free and open to the public.

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Treasure Savannah: The Power of Helping Others

(October 18, 2017) – On Saturday, October 14, more than 400 students, faculty and staff gathered in the crisp, morning hours to participate in Treasure Savannah, Armstrong’s biannual day of service in Savannah and Hinesville.

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Eleventh Annual USG Procurement Expo will be October 24, 2017 in Savannah

(October 4, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host the 11th Annual University System of Georgia (USG) Procurement Expo Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Expo will be held at the Armstrong Center located at 13040 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA.

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Armstrong Earns Prestigious Designation as National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence

(October 9, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. The university is only one of 14 institutions in the country to earn this prestigious designation. 

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$5.2 Million Federal Grant to Provide Scholarships to Underserved Students in Waters College of Health Professions

(October 6, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Donna Brooks, Ph.D., is the recipient of a four-year U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program Grant valued at $5.2 million.

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Student Government Association Dedicates Campus Memorial to Late Students, Faculty and Staff

(October 5, 2017) – In a midday ceremony at the Armstrong State University Student Union Fountain yesterday, the Student Government Association (SGA) dedicated a memorial plaque in memory of all late Armstrong students, faculty and staff.

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Armstrong Economic Monitor Reports Steady Economic Growth in 2nd Quarter 2017

(October 2, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued healthy growth in the second quarter of 2017 while forecasting moderately slower year-end movement.

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Liberty Center in Hinesville to Host Rescheduled Open House and Fall Mini-mester Registration

(October 4, 2017) - The Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville will host an open house and registration event for the university’s 7-week Fall 2017 Mini-mester, which begins on Oct. 16. This event is free and open to the public. 

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Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

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Armstrong Selected for Erasmus Grant to Support International Exchange Opportunities

(September 22, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology Felix Hamza-Lup, Ph.D., recently secured an Erasmus Plus Grant, which will fund international exchange opportunities for students and faculty at Armstrong and Georgia Southern University.

 
Armstrong State University Selected for Erasmus Grant to Support International Exchange Opportunities

Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology Felix Hamza-Lup, Ph.D., recently secured an Erasmus Plus Grant, which will fund international exchange opportunities for students and faculty at Armstrong and Georgia Southern University.

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New Waters College of Health Professions Facility Breaks Ground

(Aug. 29, 2017) – Armstrong State University officially broke ground earlier today on the new building that will house the Waters College of Health Professions in Savannah. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the $22 million state-of-the-art facility at a ceremony attended by more than 300 community leaders, political dignitaries, faculty, staff and students.