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 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).

SSUNAA Diamond-Life Member John Jordan dies at 89

MACON, Ga. — John Inman Jordan, Jr., a 1949 graduate of Savannah State College, died on June 24, aged 89.

Jordan, a Diamond Life member of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association and a longtime member and supporter of the Macon-Metro Chapter, began his teaching career at Ballard Hudson High School as a vocational Technical and Adult Education Teacher. He later worked as the coordinator of the Cooperative Vocational Academic Education program at Northeast High School.

Official Tiger family sympathies were extended to his family.