I Am Savannah BOLD

From Savannah to center stage

When a local theatre troupe lost its space, SSU instructor David I. L. Poole couldn’t say no to a perfect opportunity. Check out his movement to spark SSU (and Savannah’s) theatre scene.

From Savannah to the Olympics

Thierry Sawadogo ’20 wasn’t going to let 5,000+ miles stand between him and his dreams. That’s why he swam in the 2016 Olympics and is earning his computer science degree at SSU.

From Savannah to the tree tops

One of Savannah native Dr. Sue Ebanks’ favorite things? The city’s iconic oak trees. See how she’s rallying the community to keep campus, and nearby Thunderbolt, green.

From Savannah to national champs

What happens when the odds are stacked against you? Become the very first HBCU squad to win the CHEERSPORT national title, of course. That’s how these Tigers roar.

From Savannah to speaking up

English professor Dr. Erin DeYoung has technicolor hair, rides a 1972 Honda CB350, loves to fly planes, and has one philosophy: Be true to yourself and speak your mind.

From Savannah to the newsroom

How do you turn a gift for talking to just about anyone (about anything) into a buzzworthy TV and radio career? For JaQuitta Williams ’93, the answer was simple: Take charge.

From Savannah to the American Dream

Brittany Jones ’10 didn’t have much growing up – but she had plenty of dreams. Nothing was going to stop her from reaching them. Now, she’s living a life she’d once only imagined.

From Savannah to behind the scenes

Cattany Brown ’16 wants to change minds with media. So she got as much experience behind a camera as she could. See how widening her lens to opportunities landed her on Capitol Hill.

From Savannah to globe trotter

Jared Kolleh ’16 is on the road to becoming a border-hopping businessman. Thanks to Savannah State, he got the global exposure he needs to work for an international company.

From Savannah to the Big Apple

Tatia Adams Fox ’94 has worked for some of the biggest names in the music and entertainment business and at a slew of Fortune 500 companies. Discover the secret to her success.

From Savannah to the world

As an international student from the Bahamas, T'keyah Butler '16 called SSU her home. It was also the reason she became her best self.

From Savannah to Safe and Secure

Terri Clay knew that Savannah State’s homeland security and emergency management program—the first of its kind in Georgia and one of few in the U.S.—was the perfect place to ready the world’s next great domestic defenders.

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