Savannah State impacts local economy by $127 million

By | April 08, 2009

A newly released report confirms that in the midst of a severe economic downturn, Savannah State University continues to be a major economic engine in the state pumping $127 million into the Savannah metropolitan economy during the Fiscal Year 2008. The report was conducted by The Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. … Continue reading “Savannah State impacts local economy by $127 million”

Delta Sigma Theta Celebrates Founders Day

By | April 08, 2009

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.- Savannah Alumnae Chapter celebrated its Founders Day Friday, March 27, at Connor’s Temple Baptist Church. The speaker for the occasion was Geraldine W. Hudley, the South Georgia State Coordinator. The highlight of the celebration was the presentation of the Torch Bearer Awards and the contributions to selected community organizations. The Torch Bearer Awards were designed … Continue reading “Delta Sigma Theta Celebrates Founders Day”

AKA Day at the Capitol

By | April 08, 2009

Local members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently attended the Georgia AKA Day At the Capitol. This annual legislative session affords members of the sorority from across the state an opportunity to convene with the legislators and present issues of concern to them. Sorority members heard overviews of legislative activities from Rep. DuBose Porter, Senator Robert Brown and Rep. Alisha … Continue reading “AKA Day at the Capitol”

St. Phillip Celebrates Loyalty Day

By | April 08, 2009

On Sunday, March 29, 2009, St. Philip A.M.E. Church where the Rev. Dr. John Foster is Senior Pastor, celebrated its annual Loyalty Day. The service was hosted by Sis. Swannie M. Richards, (the Loyalty Day Chairperson) and her committee; Sisters Vanessa Lowman, Dorothy Ogden, Queen Thomas, Judy Wilson, Betty Mitchell, Brother David Richards, and Greg Linton. They chose as their … Continue reading “St. Phillip Celebrates Loyalty Day”

SSU to hold Summit on Environmental Entrepreneurship

By | April 08, 2009

Savannah State University (SSU) will host the 2009 National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) Summit on Environmental Entrepreneurship on April 10, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Tiger Arena. The summit is sponsored by the NOAA Educational Partnership Program. “With a busy port here in Savannah, the environmental industry is at the core of the city’s economy,” said Dionne Hoskins, Ph.D., … Continue reading “SSU to hold Summit on Environmental Entrepreneurship”

Woodville Tompkins Hall of Fame Accepting Applications

By | April 08, 2009

The Woodville-Tompkins High Hall of Fame will be accepting applications for induction into the hall of fame through April 30, 2009. Eligible candidates include athletes or coaches who played or coached at Woodville or Tompkins prior to 1986. For more information please contact Rev. Chester Ellis at 232-3549, or Anthony J. Bailey at 692-1066. The Hall of Fame Association meets … Continue reading “Woodville Tompkins Hall of Fame Accepting Applications”

Free Adoption Webinar

By | April 08, 2009

Adoptions From The Heart (AFTH), a licensed, non-profit adoption agency, will hold a free online webinar on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 7:00PM. Attendees will learn about our agency and our programs. The focus of the webinar will be on our African- American and African- American Biracial Domestic Adoption programs. Because we have AN URGENT need for adoptive families for … Continue reading “Free Adoption Webinar”

Savannah Children’s Choir Continues Concert Tour, Announces Fundraising Dinner

By | April 08, 2009

On Monday evening, April 20 from 5-7:30 stop by Eos Restaurant, 1801 Habersham Street (34th & Habersham) to dine in or take home a delicious spaghetti dinner to benefit the Savannah Children’s Choir’s Preparatory Choir and their upcoming tour to Chattanooga, Tennessee. The $5 dinner includes pasta, choice of meat or vegetarian sauce, salad and bread. Drinks and dessert are … Continue reading “Savannah Children’s Choir Continues Concert Tour, Announces Fundraising Dinner”

Local Teachers Visit Southern LNG

By | April 08, 2009

In 2008, Southern LNG at Elba Island and the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project came together to provide local educators with the opportunity to learn more about energy, liquefied natural gas, and energy in their local community. The Savannah Chatham County Public Schools, as well as local private and charter schools were invited to participate in this pilot project … Continue reading “Local Teachers Visit Southern LNG”

AASU Campaign Raises $429,638

By | April 08, 2009

Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) announced the total amount of funds raised during the community campaign, 3 Days for AASU, at a victory celebration on Friday, April 3. Mike Kemp, senior vice president of Synovus Trust Co. and Ann Purcell, of Radiation Therapy Associates, served as campaign co-chairs. Kemp and Purcell presented a check to AASU President Thomas Z. Jones … Continue reading “AASU Campaign Raises $429,638”