Clemmons Honored as Carver Celebrates 82nd Anniversary

By | March 04, 2009

On February 28, 2009, Carver State Bank honored John B. Clemmons, Sr. for his many years of leadership and service to the bank and the Savannah community. The tribute took place during Carver’s 82nd Anniversary reception held at the bank’s main office at 701 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Clemmons has been a member of the Board of Directors of … Continue reading “Clemmons Honored as Carver Celebrates 82nd Anniversary”

King Assumes New Position

By | March 04, 2009

History was made on Friday, Februay 27, as Barbara J. King was installed as the first African American and first woman Postmaster at Savannah State University’s Jordan Business Auditorium. King was sworn in by Martin Thompson. After being installed, King told an eager crowd that she and her staff are committed to providing the best service to the community. King … Continue reading “King Assumes New Position”

SSU Appoints Director, Title III

By | March 04, 2009

Savannah State University (SSU) President Earl G. Yarbrough Sr. has named Curdedra N. Andrews as director of the Title III Program. Andrews has served in various administrative positions since joining the Title III office in 2005, including a promotion to interim director in August 2008. As Title III director, which is a cabinet-level position, Andrews is responsible for managing an … Continue reading “SSU Appoints Director, Title III”

Elmore, Holmes Honored at SSU Press Institute

By | March 04, 2009

Charles J. Elmore, professor emeritus of humanities, and Novella Cross Holmes, associate professor of mass communications were both honored during the 58th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute(SRPI) held on Friday, February 28 at Savannah State University. Elmore received the inaugural Louis J. Corsetti Award for Excellence in Journalism for his work in the field of mass communications and journalism. Elmore, … Continue reading “Elmore, Holmes Honored at SSU Press Institute”

Surgeon General Visits SSU

By | March 04, 2009

Vice Admiral Adam Robinson Jr., M.D., surgeon general of the U.S. Navy and chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, visited Savannah State University (SSU) on March 3, 2009. He met with students and others to discuss health and career opportunities in the Navy Medical Corps, in the Jordan Building auditorium. Robinson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in … Continue reading “Surgeon General Visits SSU”

Coe to Retire from Assistant Executive Director post

By | March 04, 2009

The Savannah Airport Commission recently announced that Daniel J. Coe, Jr., Assistant Executive Director, will retire from the Commission on March 1, 2009. Coe’s career in airport management spans over 25 years and has included several positions within the Commission. He was hired by the Commission in August 1983 as an Intern/Administrative Assistant (Operations). He was then promoted to Deputy … Continue reading “Coe to Retire from Assistant Executive Director post”

Black in America

By | March 04, 2009

The Savannah Tribune announces the fourth in a series of articles written by guest columnist Taqwaa Falaq Saleem. Taqwaa is a 2008 honor graduate with the B.A. in English Language and Literature from Savannah State University where she was also awarded the coveted President’s Second Mile Award at the commencement ceremonies. She is currently a graduate student and teaching assistant … Continue reading “Black in America”

Beach Institute welcomes Dr. Sharon Willis

By | March 04, 2009

On Friday March 6, 2009, the Beach Institute Lecture Series presents a return engagement of When I Was In Africa, performed by composer, writer, actress and Chair of the Clark Atlanta University Music Department, Dr. Sharon J. Willis. The free performance will take place at 6pm, Friday March 6th at Second African Baptist Church, 123 Houston St. A modern day … Continue reading “Beach Institute welcomes Dr. Sharon Willis”

Troops Return Home

By | March 04, 2009

The 92nd Chemical Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, is returning to Fort Stewart from Kuwait. The unit’s Welcome Home ceremony will take place Friday, March 6, on Cottrell Field. The ceremony is currently scheduled for 8:35 a.m. Friday. The company’s 123 Soldiers are coming home after a 15-month deployment to Kuwait. 92nd Chemical Company Soldiers … Continue reading “Troops Return Home”

SSU Miss Sophomore presents gospel program

By | March 04, 2009

Savannah State University Miss Sophomore Jordan Riles, in conjunction with First African Baptist Church, will present the Marvelous March Gospel Music Ministry on March 5, 2009, 7:30 p.m., in Adams Hall at Savannah State University. The evening will include performances by the Wardlaw Brothers, Zion, Erick Brack, Brian Rouche and the SSU Wesleyan Gospel Choir accompanied by its dance ensemble, … Continue reading “SSU Miss Sophomore presents gospel program”