SSU set to hold Founders Day on Nov 14

Pictured: The Class of 1900
Front row, left to right: M. L. Whitmire, R.R. Wright (President), O. C. Suggs, (Vice President), E. W. Bisard Back row, left to right: J.W.G. Haigler, F.A. Fields (Class Vice President), E. W. Houstoun (Class President), S. A. Grant (Class Secretary), E. McIntosh (Class Treasurer), E. A. Overstreet
Photo Source: Savannah State University Archives, Asa H Gordon Library

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Savannah State University will celebrate Founders Day and present its legacy awards on Thursday, Nov. 14, beginning at 9:30 am, in the Savannah State University Student Union building. The event is free and open to the public.

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SSUNAA Macon-Metro Chapter sponsors bus trip for SSU vs FVSU

Metro-Macon Bus Trip Flyer

MACON, Ga. — The Savannah State University National Alumni Association Macon-Metro Chapter will sponsor a bus trip to Savannah on November 2 for the SIAC football game as the Savannah State Tigers host the Fort Valley State Wildcats at 5 pm in Savannah.

The bus will depart at 12 noon on November 12 from the Roses parking lot on Shurling Drive in Macon. The cost is $70 per person for round trip travel and a game ticket.

To register or for additional information contact Ann Callaway at (478) 731-7562 or Elsie Ridley at (478) 396-0202.

SSUNAA co-sponsors SSU Health Fair

SSU Health Fair

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Savannah State University National Alumni Association will co-sponsor the Savannah State University Health Fair on Friday, October 25, from 10 am to 5 pm in Adams Hall on the campus of Savannah State University. The SSUNAA will join  Savannah State alumnus Dr. Elgin Andrews (class of 1992) of the Georgia Gwinnett College Exercise Science Program and the American Medical Student Association to sponsor the event.

Multiple tests and exams will be available including body composition testing, an alumni health survey, and the Weight Loss Analysis Exam. The Weight Loss Analysis Exam, a fasting only test, will take ten minutes to perform. If interested in this exam, please do not eat anything prior to testing and show up between 9:30 am and noon to register.

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SSU announces 2020 Alumni and Friends Cruise Excursion

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Savannah State University Office of Alumni Relations recently announced the 2020 Alumni & Friends Cruise Excursion, a five-day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Cruise Liner “Elation.”

The cruise will depart from Port Canaveral, Fla. on Monday, July 20 with planned stops in Amber Cove, the Dominican Republic, and the Grand Turk and Caicos Islands. The ship is scheduled to return to Port Canaveral on Saturday, July 25.

The total cost of the trip is $959 per person (two per room/cabin); $859/person (3 or 4 per room/cabin); ocean view double stateroom with window $1,029/person ( two per room); three or four persons in the same room/cabin is $929 each. No balcony cabins available. The complete package for the trip includes motor coach transportation to and from Port Canaveral, snacks, water and soft drinks on the bus, five day cruising, all port charges and government taxes, on-ship gratuities, Captain’s Cocktail Party and Gala Dinner, complimentary 24-hr stateroom service and 24-hr pizzeria and ice cream parlors. The insurance protection plan is not included, but can be purchased for an additional $139 per person.

A non-refundable booking deposit of $250 is due no later than Friday, December 6, 2019 and a payment plan has been devised.

If you have questions or concerns, please call Dot Wilson at D W Travel Agency at (912) 352-1986.