Homecoming 2003 - Special Issue
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Home Again.....!

"Bonding and Engaging Generations of Tigers"

Sunday, November 2:
Gospel Concert; Spirit Rally

Monday, November 3:
SGA/Student Clubs/Organizations Exhibition, Cookout & Greek Stroll-off; Kick-off Party

Tuesday, November 4:
Non-Greek Step Show/Talent Showcase/Freestyle Battle

Wednesday, November 5:
Fashions Show

Thursday, November 6:
SSU Foundation 'Bill" Davis Golf Tournament Scramble; SSUNAA Executive Board Meeting; Alumni Registration; Coronation of Miss SSU (Cori L. Hill)

Friday, November 7:
SSU Foundation 'Bill" Davis Golf Tournament; Alumni Registration; Founders' Day Assembly (Speaker: Captain Bernard L. Jackson); Wall of Scholars & Committee of 1000 Ceremony; Pep Rally; Cluster Reunion Luncheon & Emeritus Induction Ceremony; Career Connections Reception; Alumni Meeting; Annual Alumni Awards Banquet; Hip Hop Concert featuring T.I.

Saturday, November 8:
Life Members Breakfast; Homecoming Parade; President & First Lady's Reception for Registered Alumni; SSUNAA & Reunion 2003 Tailgate Party; Pre-Game Show featuring Montell Jordan; Homecoming Football Game; Greek Stampede; SSUNAA Post-Game Jam!


SSU Alumni in COST








Speaker on Founder's Day - Friday, November 7 at 10:00 AM

Captain Bernard L. Jackson
Commander of United States Navy Destroyer Squadron (DESRON)

Captain Bernard L. Jackson is a native of Macon, GA and a 1976 graduate of Savannah State University where he earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Captain Jackson was commissioned an Ensign through the NROTC program.

His first tour of duty was as Gunnery Officer and Damage Control Assistance on board USS EL PASO. From August 1982 to April 1985, Captain Jackson was assigned to NROTC Unit at Savannah State University. During this period he also obtained a BS in Mathematics. He had tours as Engineering Officer in USS CONNOLE (1985-87) and USS JOSEPHUS DANIELS (1987-89).During 1989-91, Captain Jackson served on the staff of Commander Cruiser Destroyer Group Eight. In March 1992, Captain Jackson reported to USS TICONDEROGA as Executive Officer.

In November 1993, Captain Jackson attended the Naval War College in Newport, RI, where he earned a Master's Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. Subsequently, he assumed the duties as action officer within the Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, the Joint Chief, Washington, DC.

In August 1997, Captain Jackson reported to the precom unit McFAUL as the Commanding Officer. The McFAUL was awarded the CINCLANTFLT "Retention Excellence Award" for 1999. In December 1999, Captain Jackson reported to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations as the Director Washington Liaison Office and subsequently as Executive Secretary to the Navy Human Resources Board of Directors (NHRBOD).

Captain Jackson's personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), the Navy Achievement Medal and various unit, campaign and service medals.

Source: http://www.cnsl.spear.navy.mil/cds14/Commo%20bio.htm

Ah! .... Getting Ready for the Coronation!

Crystal Monishay Boggs
First attendant

Cori LaDawn Hill
Miss SSU

Tori Bryana VanPelt
Second Attendant

Source: http://www.savannahstate.edu/adm/sa/sga/court.htm
Dear Alumni!
Some Faces You Don't Miss During Homecoming!

Carlton E. Brown
President, SSU

Joseph H. Silver, Sr.
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Annette K. Brock
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Arthur L. Moncrief
Vice President for Business & Finance

Randy S. Gunter
Vice President for Student Affairs

Beverly Watkins
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dear COST-Alumni,

It is a pleasure to welcome you to this Special Homecoming Issue of our e-Bulletin "SciTech".
As you are aware, "SciTech" is a monthly reporting on recent goings in COST, and you will also be able to see all the issues of this e-Bulletin at the COST website at: http://www.savannahstate.edu/scitech/archive.htm

You are a very important part of our College’s heritage. We want to maintain a strong and on-going relationship with you. We would love to hear from you and welcome you back to College if you are ever visiting Savannah or its surroundings. We have a lot to tell you about our College – the faculty, the awards and grants they won, our students and their achievements, our programs, research activities, collaborative ventures, and growth.

On behalf of COST, I thank you very much for donating funds. We continue to promote quality and excellence, even though we face severe financial challenges due to state budget cuts. I am sure, you appreciate how critical it is that we have increasing concern and growing support of our alumni to help COST provide quality education and effective community service.

We hope that many of you will be able to attend homecoming 2003. You don’t want to miss our homecoming events and to mingle with former classmates, professors and staff. We invite you for renewing friendship, fun and fellowship. Come and experience again the energy and excitement of the SSU campus. Come and visit your alma mater and rekindle fond memories of COST and SSU.

We look forward to hearing from you. We wish you continued success in your professional endeavors.


Acting Dean, COST

Dear Alumni! .... Please Help Us in Recruitment!

Do you know a relative or friend or someone in your neighborhood who may want to pursue college studies this year or next year?

Use the form below to tell us about him/her.

We will add the student to our mailing list and send him/her her an application package.

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Please provide as much information as possible about the person you would like us to consider.

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This monthly e-Bulletin, ‘SciTech’, will provide you with the latest information about the College of Sciences and Technology of Savannah State University. It will also include selected highlights from the world of Sciences and Technology.

Please send your comments/contributions to next e-Bulletin to jay or Berenice Scott before 15th of each month.

Dr. Kuppuswamy Jayaraman
Acting Dean, College of Sciences and Technology
P.O. Box 20019, Savannah, GA 31404
Tel: 912 356 2349
Fax: 912 356 2432
Email: jayaramk@savannahstate.edu