SAVANNAH, Ga. — On Sunday, February 12, the SSUNAA national president, Clyde A. Newton, presented a $10,000 check to Dr. Cheryl Dozier, the president of Savannah State University, during the SSU Day program at Connor’s Temple Baptist Church of Savannah. The SSU Day program is a special worship service hosted annually by the church. Newton was the keynote speaker for the event.
The $10,000 donation represented funds collected from alumni and supporters during the first half of the fiscal year. The funds have been designated to provide support in several areas including scholarship, athletes summer school, the SSU President’s Gala, and the SSU Penny Fund account.
The members of Connors Temple Baptist Church also made a donation to the university.
The Chairperson for the event was SSU alumna Virgnia Parham and other members of the committee included SSU alums Bernard Conyers and Alfred Brown. Reverend Terrence Burrell is the pastor.