SSUNAA Savannah Chapter set to hold it’s annual Influential Alumni Benefit

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Savannah State University National Alumni Association Savannah Chapter will hold the 2015 Influential SSU Alumni Scholarship Benefit on May 16 at 11:30 am in the Student Union Ballroom on the campus of Savannah State University. The annual luncheon event is designed to builds support for “Up and Coming Influential Alumni” who are 11th or 12th grade students or current SSU students.

The celebration will recognize the achievements of the 2015 ‘alumni couple’ honorees: Robert and Betty Bess, John and Herlene Fluker, Ronald and Ruby Booker, John and Beverly Copeland, Warren and Betty Mitchell, and Minister Clara and Elder Raymond Rouse. The program will also feature alumni and students who have contributed to the goals and objectives of Savannah State University.

Members of the community may participate by reserving space in the program booklet for ads and messages. You may also contact a member of the SSUNAA Savannah Chapter to purchase tickets. The deadline for sponsorships and donations is May 12. Interested persons should contact the Fundraising Committee Chairperson, Ruth C Wright, or Tony Wright, Sr., president of the SSUNAA Savannah Chapter, at (912) 233- 4306.

SSUNAA East Atlanta Suburban Chapter to hold Spring Scholarship Concert

IMG_4189LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. —  The Savannah State University National Alumni Association East Atlanta Suburban Chapter will host the Spring Scholarship Concert featuring the Savannah State University Wesleyan Gospel Choir on Saturday, March 14, beginning at 6 pm. The concert will take place in McDonough, Ga. at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church (397 Racetrack Rd.).

Tickets are $20 and the proceeds will benefit the Hilda P. Willis Memorial Scholarship.  Tickets are available online at www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/WebScript?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HPMFR922C72WG or by phone at (678) 744-5933.

The East Atlanta Suburban Chapter was officially chartered on Aug. 24, 2013 to provide support for the Savannah State University community in Butts, Gwinnett, Henry, Jasper, Morgan, Newton, Rockdale, Spalding and Walton counties in Georgia. For further details on the SSUNAA East Atlanta Suburban Chapter or the Spring Scholarship Concert, email us at SSUNAA_EASC@ssunaa.org or by calling 678-744-5933.

SSUNAA South Dekalb Perimeter Chapter to host annual scholarship banquet

ATLANTA —The Savannah State University National Alumni Association South Dekalb Perimeter Chapter will host its annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, April 18 at 7:30 pm at Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia, Ga. The banquet is held each year to assist the chapter in sponsoring for area high school senior.

For ticket information, please contact any South Dekalb Perimeter chapter member.  You may also email jdays2@bellsouth.net. 

Dr. Judy Days-Dee is the chapter’s president.

Savannah State University National Alumni Association District Of Columbia Chapter Presents 2012-13 Scholarships

WASHINGTON – The Savannah State University National Alumni Association District of Columbia Chapter recently awarded its 2012-13 DC Chapter scholarships to Sierra Ross, Josh Duiguid, and Sanjay A. Hines, seniors at Savannah State University.

During the May 19 presentation at the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA, the chapter also honored 2012 Savannah State University graduates Brittany Livingston and Dené Richardson, previous recipients of chapter scholarships.  Livingston was awarded a B.S.W. in Social Work and Richardson earned a B.S. in Biology.  Both were on hand at the presentation and became members of the chapter, joining the scholarship and membership committees.

The SSUNAA District of Columbia Chapter annually awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors and college students in need of financial assistance who reside in the DC area to attend Savannah State University.

The purpose of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association is to promote the welfare of Savannah State University and to assist in advancing the mission and goals of the university’s administration.

For information on becoming a member of the District of Columbia Chapter, call Mr. Clifford Wilborn at (703) 489-5932.

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