SSUNAA Washington DC Chapter members participate in the National Wreaths Across America Day

ARLINGTON, Va. — Despite icy, cold and rainy weather conditions volunteers from the SSUNAA Washington DC Chapter turned out for the 2016 Wreaths Across America remembrance event.
Photo provided by A. Kent

By Absolon Kent
Member, SSUNAA Washington DC Chapter

ARLINGTON, Va. — Volunteers from the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Washington DC Chapter were among the more than 44,000 volunteers who turned out in the icy, cold and rainy weather conditions to help lay 245,000 wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery on December 17, during the Wreaths Across America remembrance event. Continue reading “SSUNAA Washington DC Chapter members participate in the National Wreaths Across America Day”

SSUNAA Washington DC Chapter set to participate in the Wreaths Across America 2016

WASHINGTON — Members of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Washington, DC, Chapter will participate in the annual Wreaths Across America program, an event that aims to place 500,000 wreaths on veterans’ graves this year. The SSUNAA will be part of a larger group of capital-area alumni associations, corporate groups, and individual volunteers that are laying wreaths on grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday, December 17. For more information about the event visit dcchapter.ssunaa.org.

 

 

SSUNAA Hampton Roads Chapter donates dictionaries to local school

NORFOLK, Va. — On Jan. 8, the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Hampton Roads Chapter contributed dictionaries to a second grade class at Campostella Elementary School in Norfolk, Va.

Campostella Elementary is the Science, Technology, Pre-Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) for the Norfolk Public School System which works to increase early student value and awareness in S.T.E.M. areas while preparing them with 21st Century skills necessary to meet the future demands of a globally competitive workforce.

The Savannah State University National Alumni Association Hampton Roads Chapter was chartered by the Savannah State University National Alumni Association in October 2012 to provide a local organization for SSUNAA members in Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina. The primary purpose is to promote the welfare of Savannah State University and to assist in advancing the mission and the goals of the university’s administration as we meaningfully engage and support Savannah State University and its alumni community.