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 Central and Suncoast Florida Chapter set to host 2017 Holiday Breakfast

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ORLANDO — SSUNAA Central and Suncoast Florida Chapter member L. Woods delivering toys collect by the chapter for the Toys for Tots Program in 2016.

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Savannah State University National Alumni Association Central and Suncoast Florida Chapter will hold the 2017 Holiday Breakfast and Toys for Tot Collection on December 9 beginning at 10 a.m. at Fred’s Market Restaurant (835 Currency Circle, Lake Mary). Participants are asked to bring an unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots Program.

The Holiday Breakfast is the chapter’s annual opportunity to fellowship with the Central Florida Tiger family.

RSVPs are requested by December 8 and can be submitted online at  

Established in 2012, the SSUNAA Central and Suncoast Florida Chapter serves Orange, Seminole, Volusia and Hillsborough counties of Florida, commonly referred to as the Florida I-4 Corridor. For additional information, visit

SSUNAA Washington DC Chapter continues support for Wreaths Across America

WASHINGTON — For the second straight year, members of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Washington, DC Chapter will participate in the Wreaths Across America program at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday, December 17.

The chapter will be part of a larger group of capital-area alumni associations, corporate groups, and individual volunteers that aim to place 500,000 wreaths on veterans’ graves this year. Wreaths Across America’s mission — Remember, Honor, Teach — is carried out annually thorugh wreath laying ceremonies at veteran cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states, through ceremonies at sea, and at 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil. To learn more about Wreaths Across America locations near you or to donate to the program visit

The Savannah State University National Alumni Association Washington, DC Chapter serves the Savannah State University community in Washington, DC,, northern Virginia, and Southern Maryland and participates in a variety of support, networking, athletic, and family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. For more information about the chapter visit

SSUNAA Metro-Atlanta Chapter set to launch the 2017 Tigers Care Initiative

by Roxy D Hall Williamson
Member, SSUNAA Metro-Atlanta Chapter

ATLANTA — What a beautiful morning to be a Tiger! As the summer comes to an end and we begin the countdown to Homecoming 2017, please consider donating items to the SSUNAA Metro-Atlanta Chapter’s #TigersCare initiative.

Items will be collected every week, beginning August 21, until the first weekend in October, on Mondays and Thursdays between 3 pm and 7 pm at the East Point Library parking lot area and after September 2 on Saturday evenings and all day Sunday before and after the mass services at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Catholic Church in Decatur, Ga.

Items needed for donation include soaps, lotions, shaving items, laundry detergent pods, dryer sheets, linen, non-perishable food items, sanitary supplies, all forms of school supplies, or other items appropriate for college students. Cash donations are also welcome.

Arrangements may also be made to pick up donations in the metro-Atlanta area by emailing or calling (404) 482-5961.

For individuals in the metro-Savannah who wish to make a donation, please contact Kenneth Wilson in the Savannah State University Office of Financial Aid for info on where to drop your donations.

Established in 1960, the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Metro-Atlanta Chapter operates in support of Savannah State University and build fellowship among the university’s metro-Atlanta community. The chapter supports the university academically by assisting with the recruitment of Atlanta-area students and funding scholarships to attract the best students from Atlanta-area high schools and promotes fellowship and professional development of the local university community through events that connect alumni and university supporters.

The Savannah State University National Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) organization whose 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. The SSUNAA is a membership-based organization with chapters around the United States representing more than 22,000 alumni worldwide.