Local Authors Receive USA Book News Award

By | November 17, 2010

USA Book News, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of THE “BEST BOOKS 2010” AWARDS (BBA) on October 26, 2010. Savannah’s Black “First Ladies”, Vol. I: The Past, Present, and Future by local authors Pamela Howard- Oglesby & Brenda L. Roberts, is the “Finalist” in the African American … Continue reading “Local Authors Receive USA Book News Award”

Black In America

By | November 17, 2010

I casually use the term “colored” often in my close circle. Some might erroneously think I’m being flippant or disrespectful but I find the term endearing and richly rooted in my intended context. Verbally, there is something stronger in being “colored” than being simply “of color”. “Colored” has history. I suppose you just have to be colored to understand my … Continue reading “Black In America”

Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs Medal in Whitesburg

By | November 17, 2010

The Savannah- Chatham Silver Cheetahs traveled to the 2010 Georgia AAU District Cross Country Championships held at McIntosh Reserve Park in Whitesburg, Georgia on Saturday, November 6th. Every Cheetah athlete who competed placed within the top six in their respective events. Beginning with our Gold medalists, we have Joshua Quiller in the 10 yr old Boys 3000 M Run with … Continue reading “Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs Medal in Whitesburg”

SSU Homecoming Weekend Entertainment includes Regina Belle, Yolanda Adams

By | November 17, 2010

Savannah State University Homecoming weekend will begin and end with concerts from Regina Belle and Yolanda Adams, two awardwinning female vocalists with fan bases from all walks of life. Belle, a four-time Grammy-winning songstress, will headline the inaugural “Jazz on the Marsh” show at 8 p.m., Nov. 19, in the King-Frazier Student Center ballroom. Savannah’s own Teddy Adams Sextet will … Continue reading “SSU Homecoming Weekend Entertainment includes Regina Belle, Yolanda Adams”

Renowned Pediatrician, Health Advocate to Speak at SSU Founders Day

By | November 17, 2010

Nationally recognized pediatrician Roselyn Payne Epps, M.D., will be the guest speaker at Savannah State University’s Annual Founder’s Day Observance at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 22, at Tiger Arena. Epps is the daughter of William K. Payne, who served as SSU president from 1949 to 1963. After earning her Bachelor of Science and medical degrees with honors from Howard University, … Continue reading “Renowned Pediatrician, Health Advocate to Speak at SSU Founders Day”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | November 17, 2010

Savannah State 28   North Carolina Central 21 Savannah State broke their 11-game losing streak with a win over North Carolina Central at Memorial Stadium before a crowd of 3,518. Sheldon Barnes led the way on offense by rushing for a career-high 120 yards along with a one-yard touchdown run that gave the Tigers (1-9) a 28-7 lead with 4:03 left … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”