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Welcome Home sweepstakes for Armstrong Campus students

(Savannah, GA)– Living on campus just got even sweeter, with the University Housing and Coca-Cola “Welcome Home Sweepstakes.”

Students who choose to live with University Housing on the Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus for the 2018-2019 academic year by the July 1, 2018, 5 p.m. deadline are eligible to win one of 10 amazing prize packages through a random drawing.

Ten lucky on-campus residents will earn Coca-Cola prize packs complete with a FujiFilm Mini 9 Camera, JBL Bluetooth speaker, USB chargers and more. Five of those prize packs will also include two tickets to Six Flags Over Georgia. One Grand Prize winner will get a Apple Watch courtesy of Tech Corner.

“Your College experience is so much more than what happens in the classroom,” said Nick Shrader, M.Ed., director of Residence Life. “Campus living is an all-inclusive learning experience that offers you the best opportunities to be engaged and a part of the vibrant Armstrong Campus community. You can be involved in all aspects of campus by living, studying, working and playing in the heart of the activity. Don’t let a local address keep you from experiencing all that college life and living on campus has to offer!”

To sign up for University Housing on the Armstrong Campus and to be automatically entered to win, visit https://auxiliary.georgiasouthern.edu/housing/apply/apply-to-armstrong/.


Georgia Southern University military veterans to maintain American flags on Statesboro Campus housing facilities

Georgia Southern University continues to recognize the the members U.S. military and military veterans in the University community. Through a new initiative, University Housing will have the American flag flown in standard U.S. Flag Code at all eight residence halls on the Statesboro Campus for the first time in University history. The initial flag raising ceremony will take place Tuesday, April 17, at 10 a.m. at University Villas, 1707 Chandler Road.

A volunteer team of military veterans and employees within University Housing and ROTC students will carry out the U.S. Flag Code, which formalizes the act of flying the American flag and aims to show respect and tradition in a unified way across the country. According to the code, certain procedures must be followed to properly honor the patriotic symbol of the flag. The veteran team will provide training on flag etiquette and proper procedures.

The Flag Code will be carried out at each of the eight halls, Monday through Sunday. The flags will never touch the ground and will be secured during inclement weather. When not in use, they will be folded in military form and be stored in a secured location.

“I have had the pleasure of working within the facility profession for more than 29 years now,” said Michael Head, director of University Housing and Auxiliary Facilities. “Our current American flag project here at Georgia Southern is my favorite of all projects that I have been involved with. I can think of no better way to educate our students and show pride toward our country and the freedoms and liberties we are provided, than to proudly display our American Flag for all students, parents, staff and visitors to see while traveling to and from our University Housing complexes.”

The veteran, employee and ROTC student team includes:

  • Danny Woodard, U.S. Navy
  • Mackenzie Thomas, U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps
  • Patrick Holland, U.S. Army
  • Cameron Jones, U.S. Air Force (Co-Chair of Flag Committee)
  • Kenny West, U.S. Marine Corps
  • David Davis, U.S. Army (Co-Chair of Flag Committee)
  • David Cooke, ROTC Cadet
  • Leonard Soriano, ROTC Cadet
  • Deondary Richardson, staff member
  • Calvin Robbins, staff member
  • Lynn Ambrose, staff member
  • Leo Polk, staff member

The University and Statesboro communities are encouraged to attend the initial flag raising. All military veterans will be recognized at the ceremony.

About Auxiliary Services

The division of Auxiliary Services is comprised of six different departments working together to provide the Georgia Southern University campus community with quality products and services. Auxiliary Services supports the strategic direction of the University and is committed to its advancement and success. Visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu/auxiliary.


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