The 82nd coronation of Miss Savannah State University (SSU) will be part of SSU’s annual homecoming festivities. The ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., Tiger Arena and is free and open to the public. Miss Savannah State University is Aaliyah Buckholts, a senior mathematics major with a track in secondary education. A native of Riverdale, Ga., she … Continue reading “Homecoming Coronation Will Crown 82nd Miss SSU”
Savannah State University (SSU) interim President Kimberly Ballard-Washington has appointed Annette Ogletree McDougal as vice president of Marketing and Communications. “Annette has worked in various roles in higher education communications, public relations, media, and marketing,” Ballard-Washington said. “She brings a unique blend of experiences that make her an ideal choice for this position and as a member of the executive … Continue reading “New Vice President Joins Savannah State University”
The passing of House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings leaves a vacancy in the leadership of the congressional impeachment inquiry, as the powerful Democrat was spearheading the efforts alongside Adam Schiff and Eliot Engel. Cummings, a native of Maryland, passed away early Thursday morning “due to complications concerning long-standing health challenges,” his office said in a statement. The late congressman … Continue reading “Rep. Elijah Cummings Passes Away At The Age of 68”
Savannah State University has released their official line-up for this year’s homecoming celebration beginning October 21st – 26, 2019. All events will be located on campus at the Tiger Arena and will begin at 8pm except for the Greek Yard Show which will be located at Alexis Circle. Starting Monday, October 21st there will be a Residential Hall step show … Continue reading “SSU 2019 Homecoming Line-Up”
The Savannah Branch NAACP held their 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet last Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront. Mr. Richard Shinhoster and Attorney Chad Mance presided over the program. With over 500 in attendance, Rev. Jai Haithco, Sr. gave the invocation. Presentations were made to the 2019 Honorees. Mrs Mary Shank presented the Esther F. Garrison Education … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Held”
Looking for actors to do an “old school” drama. Need two 50+ males, one thirty-ish male, one college age male, and one 40-50-ish female. Contact Ben Harris, phone 912/272-7328, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Savannah’s Cultural Resources Department will host the inaugural Savannah Talent Showcase on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Local Talent will sing, rap, dance, and perform musical solos. Special guests Sankofa Dance will also perform. While admission to the show on Nov. 2 is free and open to the public, tickets are … Continue reading “City Hosts Inaugural Savannah Talent Showcase”
On October 10, 2019, Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated received a City of Savannah Proclamation for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The proclamation was presented for Alpha Kappa Alpha’s focus on Breast Cancer Awareness under the leadership of its International President, Dr. Glenda Glover. In 2018, Dr. Glover made a commitment to bring awareness by … Continue reading “AKAs Receive Proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness”
Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation (SMART) Army, a Brotherhood of Retired Railroad Workers made a contribution of $625 to Greenbriar Children’s Center. Several members of the organization have been working to make repairs to Greenbriar properties and wanted to do more. The President of the organization is Tom Green and the Vice President is John Thomas.
Our featured Student of the Month representing the month of September attends White Bluff Elementary School and is in fifth grade. Her teachers describe her as “a role model for other students at her school.” She is extremely observant in class. This student demonstrates academic success in her subject areas, while modeling great behavior. She is able to put together … Continue reading “Kala Godbee Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month – September 2019”