Award-Winning Actress Whoopi Goldberg to Address SCAD Graduates

By | May 25, 2011

Award-winning actress, producer and bestselling author Whoopi Goldberg will address the Savannah College of Art and Design graduating class of 2011 at commencement ceremonies in Savannah and Atlanta, Saturday, June 4. Goldberg will speak to graduates at SCAD’s 31st Savannah commencement ceremony, 9 a.m., at the Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. She will then address the graduates at … Continue reading “Award-Winning Actress Whoopi Goldberg to Address SCAD Graduates”

Leadership Savannah Accepting Applications

By | May 25, 2011

Applications for the 2011-2012 Leadership Savannah Class are online now. This will be a one year class and will be limited to 42 people. The Selections Committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community. These leaders and potential leaders should be active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations, and ethnic and minority groups and will … Continue reading “Leadership Savannah Accepting Applications”

NAACP to Reinstate Youth Council

By | May 25, 2011

Savannah Branch of the NAACP announces the reinstatement of the Youth Council. The president of the local chapter Mr. Al Scott has named Rev. James C. Jones as the Youth Works Committee chair. We are seeking new youth members to assist in this process. Being in the new era of technology, we are ready for an innovative approach to strengthen … Continue reading “NAACP to Reinstate Youth Council”

King -Tisdell Kicks off Annual Awards Gala with Luncheon

By | May 25, 2011

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation kicked off its Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 with a luncheon for key community and business leaders at 45 Bistro. The Annual Awards Gala is scheduled for September 24, 2011 at the Savannah Hyatt Regency. Cathy P. Hill, Region Vice President for Georgia Power Company is the Honorary Chairman for this year. The … Continue reading “King -Tisdell Kicks off Annual Awards Gala with Luncheon”

Shabazz Among 2011 Gates Millennium Scholars

By | May 25, 2011

On May 3, 2011 the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) management announced that the nation’s largest scholarship program, the Gates Millennium Scholar (GMS) Program, has awarded good-through-graduation college scholarships to this year’s cohort of students. Kalifa Madeena Shabazz was selected as one of the 1,000 scholars who received this national scholarship. Her accomplishment is especially notable in context of the … Continue reading “Shabazz Among 2011 Gates Millennium Scholars”

The Links, Inc. Induct New Members

By | May 25, 2011

Two community leaders, Kurtina Pollen and ZaDonna Slay, both Savannah natives, were inducted into the Savannah Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, on Sunday, May 15, 2011. Ms. Pollen is the Customer Communications Manager at Gulfstream Aerospace, and Ms. Slay is the Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). “These young women have expertise in several of our facet areas … Continue reading “The Links, Inc. Induct New Members”

Georgia Jobless Rate Drops Below Double Digits in April

By | May 25, 2011

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 9.9 percent in April, down one-tenth of a percentage point, from a revised 10.0 percent in March. The state’s jobless rate was 10.1 percent in April a year ago. The last time the state’s rate was below 10 percent was in June 2009, when it was … Continue reading “Georgia Jobless Rate Drops Below Double Digits in April”

Communications Explorers Visit WJCL – WTGS TV Studios

By | May 25, 2011

On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, nine juniors and seniors representing Savannah Chatham Public High Schools throughout the district attended a Communications Explorer Post event at WJCLWTGS TV Studios to receive an introduction to careers in television. Hosted by Meteorologist, Jonathan Myers, this exciting event included career presentations by Deidre Johnson, news reporter, Frank Sulkowski, sports reporter, Nick Dolanar, promotions department … Continue reading “Communications Explorers Visit WJCL – WTGS TV Studios”

SSU National Alumni Association Hosts Annual Meeting

By | May 25, 2011

The SSU National Alumni Association’s Annual May Meeting was hosted in Savannah on May 5-7, 2011. Opening session and reception were held on Thursday May 5th at the Country Inn & Suites Hotel . Friday morning began with interactive and informational workshops structured to meet leadership development needs of the membership. Association leadership recognizes the importance to ensure that the … Continue reading “SSU National Alumni Association Hosts Annual Meeting”

The Goliards to Appear in Concert

By | May 25, 2011

The Goliards, Savannah’s ambitious and versatile early music ensemble, presents a program consisting of an overview of their productions since the beginning of their Savannah incarnation and a largelyinstrumental realization of music from the British Isles from the 17th and 18th centuries. The performance will be on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 pm in the Garden at Ships of the … Continue reading “The Goliards to Appear in Concert”