News Writing & Reporting
News Writing & Reporting
Lucy Stone, News Editor Armstrong began its fourth annual Moveable Feast Lecture Series Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Kennedy Pharmacy. Guest faculty speakers included Dr. Nicholas Mangee of the Department of Economics and Dr. Lara Wessel of the Department of Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science.
Lucy Stone, News Editor Aggressively Civil, a new activist organization in Savannah, held its first event last Wednesday at the Sentient Bean. Partnered with the Psychotronic Film Society and co-sponsored by Connect Savannah and The Book Lady Bookstore, Aggressively Civil held a film screening of the 1954 British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) TV version of George...
Lucy Stone, News Editor On Nov. 10, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) and GPB Savannah hosted a preview screening and community conversation of "Black America Since M.L.K.: And Still I Rise" at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. Located in downtown Savannah, the museum marks the history of the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah.
Lucy Stone, News Editor Therapy Dogs International brought its furry friends to Armstrong's campus once again Tuesday, Sept. 27. Stationed in the Learning Commons from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., five friendly faces were happily greeting students and offering a distraction from their busy schedules. "Petting an animal is scientifically proven to reduce stress.
Lucy Stone, News Editor A "Sanctuary Campus" resolution was discussed at the most recent Faculty Senate meeting on Nov. 28. There has been a recent push across the United States for colleges and universities to become "sanctuaries" for undocumented or immigrant students who are in fear of the President-Elect Donald Trump's claims that he will deport millions...
Lucy Stone, News Editor As Suicide Prevention Awareness Month comes to a close, a new group on campus is beginning to flourish. The National 501(c)3 non-profit organization Active Minds will be bringing its chapter to Armstrong's campus in October. Active Minds is a student-run organization that promotes mental health awareness.
Lucy Stone, News Editor Over the summer, the Armstrong Police Department and Facility Services were busy installing school safe lockdown devices on doors across campus. This device was first tested last spring in the Science Center and is now present in the majority of classrooms. The lockdown device will allow students, faculty and staff to secure...
Lucy Stone, News Editor Photography exhibition, "Faces and Spaces," took place at the Oglethorpe Gallery in downtown Savannah this weekend from April 21 through 23. Graduating SCAD students, Laura Beckerdite and Rob Crossno, showcased their senior portfolios at the gallery. Photography major Laura Beckerdite took part in the 'Faces' aspect of the art show.
Lucy Stone, News Editor September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Along with other colleges in the state, Armstrong is promoting "Move to Zero Suicides," a campaign that believes all suicides are preventable. According to the CDC, suicides have continued to be the second leading cause of death in people ages 18 to 24.