Sports with Walter Moore

By | April 07, 2010

Jackson Earns Basketball Honor Savannah State Crissa Jackson has been named to the 2010 All-Independent Women’s Basketball Second Team for her play during the 2009-10 season. The sophomore guard averaged 9.3 points and 2.9 rebounds per game while leading the team in assist with 105, and field goals made (91). Tigers Over .500 The Savannah State baseball team improved their … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

New Policy Boosts Needy Students, HBCUs

By | April 07, 2010

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – With the signing of yet another historical piece of legislation, President Obama made good on his promise to make higher education more affordable and accessible for all Americans. The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, enacted on March 30, strengthens the Pell Grant program, invests in community colleges, extends support for historically Black colleges and other minority-serving … Continue reading “New Policy Boosts Needy Students, HBCUs”

Bell Promoted to Management and Financial Services Director

By | April 07, 2010

Upon the recent departure of Savannah’s Assistant City Manager Chris Morrill to assume the duties of City Manager of Roanoke, Virginia, Carol Bell was promoted to Interim Management and Financial Services Director. In this capacity, Carol is responsible for administrative oversight of Human Resources, Research and Budget, Information Technology, Vehicle Maintenance, Revenue, Purchasing, Auditing, Recorders Court, Central Services and Enterprise … Continue reading “Bell Promoted to Management and Financial Services Director”

Savannah Children’s Choir to hold Spaghetti Supper

By | April 07, 2010

The Savannah Children’s Choir will hold a Spaghetti Supper on Monday, April 12 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 34th & Abercorn. The cost is $7 per meal, and includes pasta, meat or vegetarian sauce, salad and bread. Drinks and desserts will also be available for sale. The dinner will benefit the Preparatory Choir’s upcoming tour … Continue reading “Savannah Children’s Choir to hold Spaghetti Supper”

City Welcomes Guardsmen Home

By | April 07, 2010

Mayor Otis Johnson, members of City Council, and the famous Washington Guns welcomed home the Georgia National Guard 1/118th Field Artillery Regiment, which has just returned from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The ceremony took place at 11 a.m. Monday, March 29 just to the south of the Fort at Forsyth Park. In March 2009, just prior to deployment, Alderman … Continue reading “City Welcomes Guardsmen Home”

3 Days for AASU Raises $700,000

By | April 07, 2010

The seventh annual 3 Days for AASU campaign came to a close Friday morning after John Helmken, CEO and president of Savannah Bank and chair of the AASU Foundation Board, presented a check for $695,909 to Armstrong Atlantic State University President Linda Bleicken. Helmken announced following presentation of the check that Savannah Bank would increase its gift to raise the … Continue reading “3 Days for AASU Raises $700,000”

Let Us Make Man Program Comes to Savannah

By | April 07, 2010

Leaders of Savannah’s religious, civic and political community will come together on Saturday, April 24, 2010 to sponsor Let Us Make Man- The Gathering to Reclaim Black Manhood. Senator Lester Jackson is serving as Honorary Chairman of the event. The event will take place at Savannah State University, 3219 College Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31404. Doors open at 7am. The Opening … Continue reading “Let Us Make Man Program Comes to Savannah”

Local AKA’s Celebrate Founder’s Day

By | April 07, 2010

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. celebrated the 102nd anniversary of its founding on January 15, 2010. A Tri-County Founders’ Day Ceremony and Celebration with over 100 participants took place on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the Woodville-Tompkins Career and Technical Institute in Savannah, GA. The Tri-County Chapters are Nu Delta Omega (Beaufort, SC); Gamma Sigma Omega, Gamma Upsilon, and Sigma … Continue reading “Local AKA’s Celebrate Founder’s Day”

Hospice Savannah Accepting Applications for Camp Aloha

By | April 07, 2010

Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle, a Center for Education and Grief Support, is now accepting camper applications for its overnight grief camp. Camp Aloha is a weekend camp to help children ages 6 – 18 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 18 months. The Camp will be held at New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Effingham … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah Accepting Applications for Camp Aloha”

Employment Empowerment Expo set for April 21

By | April 07, 2010

This spring at campuses across the nation, students are looking for ways to gain an edge in a tough employment market. At Savannah Technical College, business leaders are stepping forward to offer an EMPLOYMENT EMPOWERMENT EXPO, April 21 from 8:15 – 11:30 AM in the Eckburg Auditorium on the college’s Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road. (poster attached) The Expo, … Continue reading “Employment Empowerment Expo set for April 21”