SSU Tigers among the huge wreath laying crowds at Arlington

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ARLINGTON, Va. — For a second year, volunteers from the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Washington DC Chapter were among the more than 75,000 volunteers who braved the cold weather conditions and heavy traffic to lay more than 245,000 wreaths during the Wreaths Across America Day at Arlington National Cemetery this past Saturday. Continue reading “SSU Tigers among the huge wreath laying crowds at Arlington”

SSUNAA mourns the loss of former Southern Region Vice President Dowers

TIFTON, Ga. — Former SSUNAA Southern Region Vice President Ida Ruth Dowers died on December 16 in Tifton, Ga..

Ms. Dowers, a 1948 graduate of Savannah State, was an SSUNAA life member and had previously served as the president of the SSUNAA Augusta Chapter and as the co-chair of SSUNAA National Awards committee. Continue reading “SSUNAA mourns the loss of former Southern Region Vice President Dowers”

SSUNAA Macon Metro Chapter mourns the loss of long-standing member Wendolyn Mitchell Smith

MACON, Ga. — Official SSUNAA Tiger sympathies were recently extended to Reverend Bertram Cornell Smith and the family of Wendolyn Mitchell Smith who died on December 6, in Macon. Smith was a member of the SSUNAA Macon Metro Chapter and a life member of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association.

A native of Columbus, Ga., Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 1977 from Savannah State College. She also earned a Master of Science degree from Fort Valley State University; and an Education Specialist degree in Counseling from Troy State University.

A memorial service will be held at St Mark AME Church  (3605 Campbellton Rd. SW, Atlanta) at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 14. The closing funeral services will be at 2 p.m. at the Macon Centreplex (200 Coliseum Dr., Macon).