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SSUNAA Class of 1976 2023-2024 Scholarship Recipients Maintaining Academics at 3.5 and Above!

Returning Scholar  Alexander Richardson, Jr. of Atlanta, GA

Senior Middle Grades Education Major

Mr. SSU, 2023 White House HBCU Scholar

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Continuing student Jinorri Wilson of Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica W.I

 Computer Science Major, Student Government Association (SGA), International Student Association (ISA), SSU Honors Program, SSU Model African Union

Continuing student Sunzahra L.  Banks of West End, Anguilla, Caribbean

 Sophomore Mass Communications Major

Savannah State Women's Tennis Team

Incoming freshman Myla Baxter, Graduate of Discovery High School, Lawrenceville, GA, Mass Communication-Multimedia Major, Black Student Union, Thespian Honors Society, Drama Club, Creative Media Team, Student Academy Ambassador, Theater

Incoming freshman, Daisia Joyner, Savannah High School, Business Administration & Management Major

Beta Club, National Honor Society, Savannah State Upward Bound Program

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Incoming freshman Lexington Matthews, Graduate of Union Grove HS, McDonough, GA, Cyber Security Major, Nation Junior Honor Society, JROTC, All- Region Football Team

GAAHBSU is Feb. 6-8, 2024!
Get Ready for the 2024 Southern Region Meeting in Dublin, GA

 

Conference registration is $65 (cut-off date is February 16, 2024). Register online assunaa.org (please indicate SR Conference), OR mail your check payable to SSUNAA to SSUNAA *POBox 22843 * Savannah, GA. 31403

 

PLAN NOW to attend. An informative agenda is planned. SSU Interim President Cynthia Alexander and Savannah Chatham County Commission Chairman Chester Ellis '73 will address attendees. There will also be a SSUNAA Candidates Forum during the conference.  

 

15 Rooms are on hold for SSUNAA at the Fairfield Inn and Suites * 620 Pinehill Rd * Dublin, GA. 31021 (478) 277-0333. King Standard (1bed) - $129.  King Suite (2 beds) - $159. Cut off to reserve your room is February 16.


 A Gallery of Scenes from the March 2023 Southern Region in Savannah

2023-2024 SSUNAA Honorees from the Class of 1976
Congratulations!
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alumnus of the Year                                                                   Richard Chisholm
Presidential Medallion Award of Excellence                 Mary Allen  Mack    Chapter Queen                                                               Bronwyn McCall Hughes
Distinguished Community Service                                    Patricia Ann West

Homecomog winners 2024-Richard, Mary, Pa
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Homecoming 2022  National Awards 

Congratulations! 
Evans James
Presidential Medalion of Excellence
Richard Chisholm

Family of the Year

Evans James (L) and Richard Chisholm (R)  after receiving honors at the "Friday Night Live" Awards Ceremony on Oct. 7, 2022 at Savannah State University

See more photos on the Homecoming and Special Events Page.

The 2024 Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program is officially underway! It’s time for all SSU students, alumni, faculty, staff – the whole community – to go vote!  The top three schools with the most votes in each cluster can win up to $150K in Campus Improvement Grants.

 

How to Vote

•                    Visit the Home Depot RYS website to cast your vote daily. The only votes that will count toward your HBCU’s official vote total will be those made at https://retoolyourschool.com/vote

•                    Anyone can vote.

•                    Vote as many times as you want!

•                    Check the leader board every day at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to see where your school stands.

 

The Voting Period will begin February 26, 2024 at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and end March 24, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Click for a complete list of official program rules.

Current Officers 2023-2024

President-- Charles G. Young

Vice President--Evans James 

Secretary-- Audrey C. Rhodes

Corresponding Secretary-- Patricia Ann West

Treasurer-- Richard Chisholm

Financial Secretary--Mary Allen Mack

Chaplain-- Rev. Thomas Williams

 

Executive Board

James Brown

Richard Chisholm

Classmate Cmdr. Donnie L. Cochran Inducted into Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame! 

Several classmates attended the enshrinement banquet for classmate Donnie Cochran as he was honored by the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. The event was held on April 30, 2022 at Epps Aviation in Atlanta.

Class of '76 Chapter Pledges and Awards   $8,500 in Scholarships

Gallery photos of our Class of 2020-21 Scholarship Awardees:

Dianah Anderson, Amaya Bennett, Nigel Smith,

 Erianna S. Hammond, Emmanuella Martin

2019-2020 Miss SSU Aaliyah Buckholts and Briana Byrne

Queens on Parade Gallery
 
2017-2018 Audrey C. Rhodes
2018-2019 Mary Allen Mack
2019-2020 Dr. Luthenya Wright
2020-2021 Shirley B. Marshall
2021-2022 Anne McGhee Clark
2022-2023 Patricia Ann West

Donnie Cochran Inducted in Georgia's Alumni Hall of Fame 

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Regent Don L. Waters with Donnie Cochran
(Photo credit USG Foundation)

The outstanding achievements of retired Commander Donnie L. Cochran, Class of 1976, were recognized by the University System of Georgia on Feb. 8 during a black-tie gala at the St. Regis Atlanta.

According to the USG website, the purpose of the award is to "recognize distinguished alumni and friends for outstanding achievements in their professional lives, personal integrity and stature, and dedicated service to a University System of Georgia institution."

View the video salute presented during the gala and also available online. Congratulations, Donnie! We appreciate all you do for our chapter and our Alma mater, Savannah State University.

A Seriously Impressive Class

We are proud of each of our classmates. Click on each picture here to discover a few outstanding stories and accomplishments. Contact us to share your news.

"The way we were..."

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