SAVANNAH - A local family that wishes to remain anonymous recently donated $100,000 to establish the Armstrong Emergency Food Resource Fund at Armstrong State University. The family, which includes a faculty member and two generations of university alumni, is committed to support efforts to thwart the national trend of food insecurity among college students.
Savannah State University's College of Business Administration will host a tax conference on Friday, Jan. 22, on the second floor of the Student Union. Sessions run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The conference is presented in collaboration with Hancock Askew and Co.
SAVANNAH - The International Education Center at Savannah State University has organized Operation SHEA, Sending Humanitarian Education Abroad.
STATESBORO - In early December, nine master of fine arts graduate candidates from the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art drove to Miami, for Art Basel Miami Beach, an international art fair that connects artists, gallerists and collectors from around the globe.
SAVANNAH - The Education Trust, a nonprofit organization in Washington that seeks to shape and influence national and state policy with a focus on reducing achievement gaps, recently named Armstrong State University a top performing school for underrepresented minority students.
Two Liberty County schools are on the Highest-Progress School list of the Georgia Department of Education's 2015-16 Title I Reward Schools, which was released Dec. 11.
TROY, Ala. - Troy University recently recognized students who graduated during the fall semester/term 2.
Members of the Walker Middle School Beta Club recently gave 98 fleece throws to residents at Coastal Manor in Ludowici. The gifts were part of the teens' community-service projects and to celebrate Christmas. Coastal Manor Director Elise Stafford said the visit made the day for residents and that she appreciated the students and teachers.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University hosted the 2015 fall commencement Dec. 12, conferring degrees on more than 630 students in two graduation ceremonies at Armstrong's Alumni Arena.
Liberty County Board of Education members who recently voted against having their meetings videotaped expressed several concerns - not necessarily with the concept, but how it would be implemented and whether the board is ready for it.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration for new students to apply, be admitted and sign up for classes Friday.
Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee has been selected as a member of the 2016 Lexington Education Leadership Award Fellowship by the Lexington Institute.
Joseph Martin Elementary School is helping feed people for Christmas through its Giving Tree food drive for the Manna House. It is a JME tradition to have a canned food drive for Thanksgiving, where students and parents donate food. However, this year JME decided to focus on Christmas meals.
SAVANNAH - The National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently recognized Armstrong State University as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
Wells earns bachelor's
The Liberty County School Nutrition Program recently hosted a Breakfast with the Breakfast Team.