Fri., April 12, 2013 4:00pm
The man who shot a viral video showing the beach on Tybee Island littered with trash last year says he hopes that he won't be making a sequel this weekend. The video was shot after Orange Crush, an informally-arranged spring break mainly for African-American college students. This year's Orange Crush is Saturday.
Mon., October 8, 2012 3:00am
An Indianapolis-based educational foundation is giving $600,000 to three Savannah higher education institutions. The Lumina Foundation is aiming to double the number of Latino students enrolling in and completing college in a four county area.
Tue., June 12, 2012 1:19pm
A film being shot in Savannah held a casting call Tuesday for extras. "CBGB", a movie about the iconic New York club, was looking for actors and actresses for bit-roles in the film's bar scenes.
Wed., December 7, 2011 4:50pm
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is issuing warnings to two of Georgia’s public universities. SACS says Fort Valley State University in Middle Georgia needs to improve its finances, faculty competence, and the way it handles federal student aid.
Mon., December 5, 2011 5:45pm
The state Senate's Higher Education Commitee chairman says, he's been assured, there won't be any mergers of Georgia's historically black universities. Savannah-area State Senator Buddy Carter says, that word comes from University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby. Carter says, Huckaby told him, historically-black schools won't be on a coming list of colleges to be merged amid legislative cost-cutting.
Mon., November 14, 2011 5:07pm
College boosters looking for clues as to what state universities could be merged got little help in a recently adopted set of principles. The Board of Regents approved guidelines for merging public colleges and universities to save money and improve education. Savannah and Armstrong Atlantic State Universities are perennial merger targets because they are close together.
Wed., September 28, 2011 5:04pm
Georgia State University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby is urging campuses "not to panic" as he studies possible campus mergers. Huckaby this month said, he'd be reviewing consolidations as a way to cut down on school expenses. This week he's visiting two schools long-considered prime merger candidates, Savannah State and Armstrong Atlantic State Universities.
Sat., August 20, 2011 8:47am
The University of Georgia and six other colleges in the state have received a $4.9 million federal grant to encourage minority participation in science, math and technology fields. The program also aims to increase the number of minority students getting graduate degrees in those fields.
Sat., April 23, 2011 7:18am
Savannah State University President Earl G. Yarbrough said administrative differences with the Georgia Board of Regents led to his unexpected departure. The regents voted Tuesday not to renew Yarbrough's contract. He has been president of the historically black public university since 2007.
Thu., July 15, 2010 3:44pm
Savannah State University, a historically-black school, faces lawsuits concerning its former football coach, who is white.