Armstrong State University will present its second-ever Eminent Alumni Award to Dr. Irving Victor at its Fourth Annual Alumni Awards Gala on the evening of Friday, October 20, 2017. The Eminent Alumni Award is only presented occasionally an in cases of extraordinary merit. Fifteen other Armstrong alumni will also be honored at the event.
Dozens of guests and Armstrong Alumni gathered to celebrate Armstrong's rich history and to honor their favorite faculty and staff from the Armstrong Junior College era.
(June 21, 2017) After seven years as Armstrong State University’s president, Dr. Linda Bleicken will retire at the end of this month, but her legacy will never be forgotten thanks to the creation of the Linda and Carl Bleicken Commitment Fund.
(June 15, 2017) – In a yearlong initiative, Armstrong State University’s Alumni Office will host four events to celebrate faculty and staff from the university’s four historic eras, which include The Golden Years: 1937-65; Armstrong State College: 1966-96; Armstrong Atlantic State University: 1997-2014; and Armstrong State University: 2015-17.
On Friday, June 2nd, alumni from near and far gathered for the 2017 Alumni Open House. Over 70 guests enjoyed delicious refreshments, corn hole games on Burnett Lawn and live entertainment by Jason Salzer MA '16 and Tobe Frierson. Afterwards, Alumni Association members gathered in Ogeechee Theater for the Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association.
The Student Government Association honored three Armstrong alumni as "Armstrong Heroes" on April 25.
Emotions ran high when Armstrong alumni gathered in Brunswick on March 14 to hear the latest news about the consolidation between Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. After a lengthy question-and-answer period, Alumni Board Member John Sewell ’60 stood up. “I’m just like you, I don’t understand why the state is doing this. I’m upset and I’m disappointed,” Sewell told the assembled group, “but I have come to realize that this isn’t about me; it’s about the students.”
The Armstrong Alumni Association will be hosting our fall hometown receptions in both the Savannah and Atlanta areas. All alumni are invited to connect with fellow alumni and catch up on the latest information regarding their alma mater!
(June 22, 2016) A lively group filled Burnett Hall on Friday, June 3 for the 2016 Alumni Open House. Afterwards, Alumni Association members gathered in Jenkins Theater for the Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association.
(May 25, 2016) – Savannah residents Michelle and Barry Vine presented a gift of $79,000 to Armstrong State University in support of the university’s state-of-the-art tennis complex, currently under construction on campus. The new complex will be home to Armstrong’s eight-time NCAA Division II National Champion women’s tennis team, and three-time National Champion men’s tennis team..
(May 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University hosted 2016 Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 7, 2016, conferring degrees on more than 800 students, a record number, in a special ceremony at the Savannah Civic Center.
(June 7, 2016) From Monday, May 2 through Friday, August 12, the Alumni Center will be open Tuesday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All other times by appointment only due to decreased student staffing. To schedule an appointment, please contact us at 912.344.2586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.
(March 4, 2016) The Armstrong Alumni Center will be open by appointment only from Monday, March 14, 2016 to Friday, March 18, 2016. To schedule an appointment, please contact Alumni Director Cheryl Cuicevich at email@example.com.
(January 29, 2016) Armstrong Alumnus Josh Johanssen '15 has made it through the group rounds of Hollywood Week on American Idol! Johanssen, who graduated this past December, sang his way past the American Idol judges and earned a golden ticket to Hollywood earlier this year.