Savannah Tech celebrates Black History Month

By | February 25, 2009

Savannah Technical College proudly presents Dr. Sharon J. Willis’ performance of “A Monologue of Harriet Tubman,” on Wednesday, February 25. The dramatic storytelling and character re-enactment will take place twice during the day in the Eckburg Auditorium at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Student Activity Council and is hosted by the General Studies Division’s … Continue reading “Savannah Tech celebrates Black History Month”

CAT Will Miss You, Randy Williams!

By | February 25, 2009

On any given day during the week, at any given hour – between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – on ONE particular route, you might glimpse a bus traveling through the streets of Savannah, GA with ONE particular man at the steering wheel. That man, Ranell “Randy” Williams, has become entwined with the history of the Chatham Area Transit Authority … Continue reading “CAT Will Miss You, Randy Williams!”

Resolution to Increase Teacher Education Programs Passes

By | February 25, 2009

State Senator Lester Jackson (D-Savannah) saw passage of his resolution out of the Senate Higher Education Committee, on February 18, which urges the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia to establish and offer teacher education programs at each of its universities offering four-year degree programs. The unanimously passed Senate Resolution 173 aims to increase the number of … Continue reading “Resolution to Increase Teacher Education Programs Passes”

Savannah Jewish Film Festival begins February 25

By | February 25, 2009

Featuring a variety of films sure to appeal to all types of audiences, the Joan and Murray Gefen Memorial Savannah Jewish Film Festival will run from February 25th through March 8th, 2009, at four venues throughout the city. The Festival is a project of the Savannah Jewish Federation and the Jewish Educational Alliance and this year’s Festival is also supported … Continue reading “Savannah Jewish Film Festival begins February 25”

United Way of the Coastal Empire Receives a Four Star Rating

By | February 25, 2009

United Way of the Coastal Empire is proud to announce that for the first time our organization has been awarded a Four-Star rating by Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charitable organizations. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that the United Way excels, as compared to other charities in the United States, in successfully managing the … Continue reading “United Way of the Coastal Empire Receives a Four Star Rating”

SSU Young Democrats to travel to Washington D.C.

By | February 25, 2009

Savannah State University Young Democrats will be in Washington D.C. February 28-March 2 to participate in the national campaign Power Shift 2009. Power Shift 2009 will afford SSU students the opportunity to deliver a message of change to eleced officials. The aim of the campaign is to continue to strengthen the climate and clean energy movement by infusing our nation’s … Continue reading “SSU Young Democrats to travel to Washington D.C.”

St. John to hold 3rd Pastor’s Anniversary

By | February 25, 2009

St. John Baptist Church “The Mighty Fortress” will commemorate the Third Anniversary of their esteemed pastor, Rev. George P. Lee, III, Ph.D. on the weekend of Thursday, March 5, 2009 through Sunday, March 8, 2009. The schedule of activities is as follows – Thursday, March 5, 2009, 7 p.m. – Opening Anniversary Praise and Worship Service Celebrating “Joy in the … Continue reading “St. John to hold 3rd Pastor’s Anniversary”

Local Students participate in American History Essay Contest

By | February 25, 2009

On February 11, 2009 Savannah Chapter, NSDAR members visited two elementary schools, to recognize local student participation in the National DAR American History Essay Contest. The title of the American History Essay was “The Ideals of the Gettysburg Address”.

Savannah State to host BEEP Seminar

By | February 25, 2009

Savannah State University (SSU) will host the National Urban League’s Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP), a career awareness and planning seminar, February 25-27, 2009. The theme is “Success After Graduation: Are You Up for the Challenge?” Executives representing CIGNA Foundation, Consolidated Edison, UPS, GBX Brands and more will lead a number of panel discussions, workshops and classroom visits. Topics will … Continue reading “Savannah State to host BEEP Seminar”

Black Heritage Festival concludes this week

By | February 25, 2009

The 2009 Savannah Black Heritage Festival, presented by the city of Savannah and Savannah State University, will conclude this week with Allan Harris and Cross That River at First Bryan Baptist Church on Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. The show is sponsored by the Savannah Music Festival and First Bryan Baptist Church. Cross That River is the first recording in … Continue reading “Black Heritage Festival concludes this week”