The '76'ers Do It Again: Several Awards Collected During the 2021 Homecoming Celebration 

Congratulations to the following chapter members: 

Reginald Campbell & Family, Family of the Year, James Brown, Medallion of Excellence, and Audrey C. Rhodes, Entrepreneur of the Year

President Kimberly Ballard-Washington presents SSUNAA plaque to member Reginald Campbell and his nephew Josey Sheppard, Jr. who works in Student Financial Services.

Mary Allen Mack is  Alumna of the Year for 2020-2021!

James Brown with his medallion and plaque

Audrey Rhodes and a creation from her award-winning business Audrey's Attic

The 2020 National Chapter Award Recipients

 Willie Roberson and the Roberson Family, National Family of the Year 2020!
Dr. Luthenya C. Wright, Entrepreneur of the Year 2020

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Our 2022-2023 Scholarship Competition is Underway

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We Surpassed our Goal!

Together, the Class of 1976 raised $10, 565 for the 130 Campaign.

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

Thanks for all your votes! The results were announced on October 10, 2021. We are still awaiting word on the induction banquet date change, but the location remains the same according to the GAHOF website. 

Banquet Location:

Epps Aviation
1 Aviation Way
Atlanta, GA  30341


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

Congratulations to:

2021-22 Awardees

1.Ms.Dianah Anderson: Sophomore, Major: Biology

2. Ms. Amaya Bennett: Sophomore, Major: Mass Communication.

3.Mr. Nigel Smith: Sophomore, Major: Computer Science

4. Ms. Eriana Hammond: Senior,(graduation Dec.),Major: Marine Science

5.Ms.Emmanuella Martin: Senior, Major: Forensic Science.


Graduating Seniors, Dec. 2020

Aaliyah Buckholts, Honor graduate, Mathematics Education

Recipient of the President's Second Mile Award                                            Briana  Byrne, Honor Graduate,             Forensic Science                                               

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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

A 2019 Memory
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L to R President Ballard-Washington, Briana Byrne, Emmanuella Martin, and Scholarship  Chair Evans James pose together at the Scholarship Recognition Program of the SSU Foundation on August 24, 2019. 

Congratulations to all and best wishes for a successful Tiger year!

Scholarship Committee:

Classmates Evans James, chair, Audrey Conyers Rhodes, Charles Young, Mary Allen Mack, Richard Chisholm, Dr. Barbara Thomas, and Prof. Pat West

Current Officers

President-- Charles Young

Vice President--Evans James 

Secretary-- Audrey C. Rhodes

Corresponding Secretary-- Patricia Ann West

Treasurer-- Willie Roberson

Financial Secretary--Mary Allen Mack

Chaplain-- Rev. Thomas Williams


Executive Board

James Brown

Richard Chisholm

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

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Donnie Cochran Inducted in Georgia's Alumni Hall of Fame 

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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.

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