Sports with Walter Moore

By | June 24, 2009

Plump To Run In Junior Outdoor Championships Eric Plump, a rising sophomore at Savannah State will run in the 2009 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships June 25-28 in Eugene, Oregon at Hayward Field. Plump, a Columbus, GA native, will compete in the men’s 200m race on June 27. The meet will serve as the selection meet for the … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

It’s All Good in the Neighborhood!

By | June 24, 2009

Have you heard the Applebee’s Restaurant slogan, “Eating good in the neighborhood?” Well, the eating is just as good at the Neighborhood Soul Food Restaurant located at 504 1/2 West 42nd St. Nestled between Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Burroughs Street, Neighborhood Soul Food specializes in the very best of southern cuisine for breakfast lunch and dinner. Some of … Continue reading “It’s All Good in the Neighborhood!”

Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission Seeks Community Input

By | June 24, 2009

Throughout mid-July, the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission (GGCHCC) is conducting public engagement meetings to capture comments from Gullah/Geechee community members about how they want the GGCHCC to recognize and manage places, things, and traditions considered important to them. If you would like to participate, you may submit comments electronically by visiting us online at http://parkplanning. nps.gov/guge. Once there, just … Continue reading “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission Seeks Community Input”

Savannah State Students attend Summer Science Intern Program

By | June 24, 2009

Two Savannah State University students are attending the new Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP), a summer science intern program designed to promote diversity in the Woods Hole, Mass., science community while giving students real-world exposure to the issues facing today’s scientists. The students are Sanya Compton of Saint Vincent and Grenadines, West Indies, who graduated with honors in May, … Continue reading “Savannah State Students attend Summer Science Intern Program”

HUD Receives Record Number of Discrimination Claims

By | June 24, 2009

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – More than 10,000 housing discrimination complaints were filed in 2008, according to a report released last week by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The report, which is produced for Congress each year, shows 44 percent of the 10,552 cases were filed by persons with disabilities. Thirty- five percent, or 3,699, of the complaints alleged … Continue reading “HUD Receives Record Number of Discrimination Claims”

Students to Give Local Homes a Facelift

By | June 24, 2009

In the midst of tough and uncertain economic times, more than 23,000 students have made a decision to pay money out of their own pockets in order to help improve living conditions for people across the United States and Canada. “This will be a life changing week for all involved,” said John Bailey, Team Leader for World Changers. “The students … Continue reading “Students to Give Local Homes a Facelift”

President Obama Unveils ‘United We Serve,’ Calls on All Americans to Commit to Volunteer Service

By | June 24, 2009

In a video message, President Obama unveiled United We Serve, an extended call to service challenging all Americans to help lay a new foundation for growth in this country by engaging in sustained, meaningful community service. The initiative will be led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency dedicated to fostering service in communities across the … Continue reading “President Obama Unveils ‘United We Serve,’ Calls on All Americans to Commit to Volunteer Service”

SSU Collecting Final Data for Obesity Outreach Study

By | June 24, 2009

Savannah State University Community Outreach Obesity Program (COOP) officials are calling on all project participants to take the second health screening at the St. Joseph’s/Candler African- American Health Information & Resource Center (AAHIRC), located at 1910 Abercorn St. Screening hours are 11:30- 6:30, Monday-Friday. Those who complete the screening process will be eligible for prizes and rewards, including a $50 … Continue reading “SSU Collecting Final Data for Obesity Outreach Study”

Coastal Heritage Society Welcomes Foreign Diplomats to Savannah to Help Launch New Websites

By | June 24, 2009

Parlez-Vous Francais? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? If not, you should know that many visitors to our fair city do! Now the Coastal Heritage Society has teamed up with the State of Georgia, the Savannah Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Inn at Ellis Square, the Coastal Museums Association, and the family of the late Honorary French Consul to Savannah, Dominique Audran, to … Continue reading “Coastal Heritage Society Welcomes Foreign Diplomats to Savannah to Help Launch New Websites”

Thompson Named Associate of the Year By Georgia Utility Contractors Association, Inc.

By | June 24, 2009

This year’s associate of the year is an entrepreneur, a man, and, a business that has weathered the volatile environment of the construction over the past 25 years. Frankie Thompson, Frankie Thompson Enterprises, Inc. (FTE), personifies GUCA involvement and business leadership and is this year’s Associate Member of the Year. Thompson graduated from Savannah State University wrth a Bachelor’s Degree … Continue reading “Thompson Named Associate of the Year By Georgia Utility Contractors Association, Inc.”