Lockett Appointed to Orange County Advisory Committee

By | February 23, 2011

Recently, the Orange County, Florida, Board of County Commissioners appointed LaTeah S. Lockett to the Minority/Women Enterprise Advisory Committee. Ms Lockett will serve a 2 year term in an advisory capacity to the County’s Compliance Officer and other county staff in implementing the goals of the County’s Minority/Women Business Enterprise Ordinance and to aid in the establishment of procedures to … Continue reading “Lockett Appointed to Orange County Advisory Committee”

Paperboy Sports Selects Students for College Express Trip

By | February 23, 2011

Paperboy Sports wi1l be choosing the best 40 high school girls basketball players from the Coastal Empire and wi1l be taking them to Mississippi State University to meet and hear from Coach Sharon Fanning. The girls will have an opportunity to give Coach Fanning a highlight tape and hear Coach Fanning talk about the program at MSU. The student athletes … Continue reading “Paperboy Sports Selects Students for College Express Trip”

Johnson High Graduate Chosen to Attend Morehouse College Spring Tour 2011

By | February 23, 2011

Morehouse Senior Accounting Major James B. Small, Jr. has been chosen as one of twenty candidates to attend a Spring Tour to Paris, France, Casablanca, Morocco and Istanbul, Turkey. Mr. Small, the son of Selinthia B. Small, won the all expense paid trip based on professors’ recommendations and a 15 page research paper on the “Government Involvement in the Economies … Continue reading “Johnson High Graduate Chosen to Attend Morehouse College Spring Tour 2011”

Department Of Defense Awards Grants to Minority Institutions

By | February 23, 2011

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced plans to award 52 grants totaling $45.7 million to minority institutions as part of the fiscal 2010 DoD Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions Program. The grants will enhance education programs and research capabilities at the recipient institutions in scientific disciplines critical to national security and the DoD. This announcement is … Continue reading “Department Of Defense Awards Grants to Minority Institutions”

Civil Rights Heroes Share Their Story With the Savannah Community

By | February 23, 2011

Two of America’s unsung Civil Rights heroes Alvin Turner and Baxter Leach visited Savannah State University last week to tell their stories about surviving racial hatred in a battle for worker’s rights, commonly known today as the legendary “I AM A Man” sanitation worker’s strike. Turner and Leach were among the 1,300 Memphis, Tenn. sanitation workers who walked off their … Continue reading “Civil Rights Heroes Share Their Story With the Savannah Community”

Silver Cheetahs Medal at 2011 Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet

By | February 23, 2011

The Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs Track & Fieid Club competed in the 2011 Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet hosted in Gainesville, Florida at the O’Connell Center on Saturday, January 29, 2011. Seven athletes ranked within the top eight in their respective events. Bringing home the Gold was Taylor Deloach, with a jump of 14 feet, 5 inches in the 13-14 Girls’ Long … Continue reading “Silver Cheetahs Medal at 2011 Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet”

Travel with the SCLC to Commemorate Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”

By | February 23, 2011

Come and travel with members of the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) to Selma Alabama to commemorate the 46th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. We will be attending worship services at Historic Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma along with the Congressional Delegation of John Lewis of Atlanta, Georgia, Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and many others. We understand that … Continue reading “Travel with the SCLC to Commemorate Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday””

Jack and Jill Announces Rebuild Project

By | February 23, 2011

In an effort to support homeless and displaced families in every region of the United States, Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and the Jack and Jill of America Foundation will launch its national housing initiative, “Jack and Jill Rebuilds America Project,” on March 12, 2011 in New Orleans, LA. The event will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at … Continue reading “Jack and Jill Announces Rebuild Project”

SSU Football Recruiting Class Ranked In Top Ten

By | February 23, 2011

FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW released its annual rankings of the top 10 Historically Black College & Universities( HBCU) Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) football recruiting classes for 2011 and Savannah State has been ranked tenth, along with Alabama A&M. FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW is a sports talk radio show that places major emphasis on HBCU … Continue reading “SSU Football Recruiting Class Ranked In Top Ten”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | February 23, 2011

Tigers Open Baseball Season Savannah State opened their 2011 baseball season with a four-game series with St. Peter’s at Tiger Field. The visiting Peacocks won a doubleheader on February 19 with scores of 6-3 and 4-1. SSU avoided a sweep with a 7-4 win in the first game of a twin-bill on Feb. 20 but fell in the second game … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”