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(Oct 06 2017) $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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(Jan 20 2016) Corine Ackerson-Jones Appointed Director of TRiO Student Support Services

(January 20, 2016) – Corine Ackerson-Jones has been appointed the director of TRiO Student Support Services at Armstrong State University. In this position, Ackerson-Jones will oversee the federally funded program that provides comprehensive academic coaching services, financial aid, financial literacy education and mentorship programs to students.

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(Jul 01 2015) Robert T. Smith Hired As Provost and VP for Academic Affairs

(July 1, 2015) Armstrong State University recently hired Dr. Robert T. Smith, a veteran academic administrator, as provost and vice president for academic affairs. In his new position, Smith oversees all academic divisions, faculty, instruction and research affairs at Armstrong.