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(Nov 07 2017) 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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(Jun 14 2017) U.S. Veterans Magazine Names Armstrong 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools

(June 14, 2017) – U.S. Veterans Magazine has named Armstrong State University as one of the 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. Lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses to determine which universities provide learning environments conducive to student veteran success.

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(Mar 10 2017) Armstrong State University Named One of the Nation’s Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been named to the list of the Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools by Victory Media, the publisher of Military Spouse, G.I. Jobs and STEM Jobs, for a second year in a row. The annual list recognizes higher education institutions that actively recruit and support spouses of active duty service members while acknowledging and supporting military spouse students through the unique challenges of military life.

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(Feb 13 2017) Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

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(Feb 01 2017) Armstrong Honored in Online College Plan’s Top 20 Best Four-Year Colleges for Veterans

(February 1, 2017) – Armstrong State University recently ranked #20 on Online College Plan’s Top 20 Best Four-Year Colleges for Veterans list. Online College Plan compiled the list by utilizing data and research from multiple sources, such as National Center for Education Statistics, Military Times and Military.com.

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(Jan 05 2017) Armstrong Receives Gold-Level Military Friendly Award

(January 5, 2017) – Armstrong State University was recently named a Gold-Level Military Friendly School Award recipient in the small public school category for 2017 by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. This is the eighth year in a row Armstrong has been recognized as a Military Friendly Institution.

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(Dec 16 2016) Armstrong Employees, University Recognized for Employer Support of National Guard and Reserve Service Members

(December 16, 2016) – On Dec. 15, Ret. Col. Ed Wexler of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented Patriot Awards to College of Science and Technology Interim Dean Delana Gajdosik-Nivens and Armstrong Police Chief Wayne R. Willcox. U.S. Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter attended the ceremony and addressed the audience.

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(Nov 01 2016) Armstrong Ranked #4 in Nation in Military Times’ Best for Vets: Four-Year Universities 2017 List

(November 1, 2016) – Earlier today, Military Times honored Armstrong State University, ranking the institution 4th in the nation among four-year schools on its Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 list. This year marks the third consecutive year Armstrong has been included on the prestigious list. In 2016, Armstrong was ranked #7 in the U.S.

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(Aug 17 2016) Armstrong Student and Georgia National Guardsman Wins 2016 National Best Warrior Title

(August 17, 2016) – Armstrong State University junior and Georgia National Guardsman Spc. Joseph Broam won the 2016 National Best Warrior title and earned the opportunity to represent the U.S. Army National Guard in the U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition. Broam took top honors at the brigade, state, regional and national levels of the Best Warrior Competition in order to compete against the Army’s finest next month.

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(Jun 08 2016) Armstrong’s Student Veterans of America Chapter Awarded $10,000

(June 8, 2016) – The Home Depot Foundation and Student Veterans of America (SVA) recently awarded the SVA chapter at Armstrong State University $10,000 for its Military Resource Center on campus as part of the Vet Center Initiative. Armstrong is the only university in Georgia to receive this grant.

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(May 12 2016) Armstrong Named One of the Nation’s Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools

(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong State University has been named to the inaugural list of the Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools by Victory Media, the publisher of Military Spouse, G.I. Jobs and STEM Jobs.

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(Mar 18 2016) Armstrong Hosts Training Program To Empower Veterans’ Service Providers

(March 18, 2016) – More than 70 veterans’ service professionals representing 51 different colleges and universities from 16 states and the District of Columbia participated in the Certificate for Veterans’ Service Providers (CVSP) professional development training March 9-11 at Armstrong State University.

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(Jan 04 2016) Victory Media Honors Armstrong as a 2016 Military Friendly School

(January 4, 2016) – Armstrong State University has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Military Friendly Public Universities and Colleges by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. The 2016 designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

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(Dec 11 2015) 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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(Nov 09 2015) 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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(Oct 27 2015) 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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(Oct 27 2014) 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.

 
(Aug 04 2014) University Named a Yellow Ribbon School, Tuition Assistance for Military

(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.