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Chapter Members Obtain SSUNAA Life Membership Status


Congratulations to:



Richard Chisholm, Louise Mitchell, Ruth E. Parker, Jerry  Thomas, and Swornia D. Thomas



Bernard D. Adams, James Brown,  Mary Allen Mack, Dr. Barbara Cornelius Thomas, and Marsha Brown Twiggs

Evans James Participates in 2019 SSUNAA Southern Region Conference

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

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Congratulations to Willie Roberson and the Roberson Family, National Family of the Year!
Dr. Luthenya C. Wright, Entrepreneur of the Year
James Brown, Medallion of Excellence Award Nominee
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Chapter Recognized with Several SSUNAA Awards during 2020 Virtual Homecoming!

Salute to
Ann McGhee Clark
Our 2021-2022
Chapter Queen!

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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 is a Candidate for the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame! 

Voting is closed, but we hope you got yours in before the deadline. The awards banquet is scheduled for October 9, 2021. Individual tickets are $125.00

Epps Aviation
1 Aviation Way
Atlanta, GA  30341

For more information, visit the GAHOF website.

A Video Salute to Cmdr. Donnie L. Cochran:
"Glad to be Here"

Shirley Brinson Marshall Chapter Queen 2020-2021
Thank you for a year of Service!

Class of '76 Chapter Pledges and Pays  $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

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

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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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