I Am Savannah PROUD

From Savannah to Chapel Hill

What’s the power of a megawatt, pearly white smile? For aspiring orthodontist Antonio McMillan ’19, it’s show-stopping confidence and brand-new experiences.

From Savannah to people's champion

For as long as she can remember, social work major Alexis Tuggle ’18 has had a single calling: Help others. Savannah State was the perfect place to put her people skills to work.

From Savannah to living history

For Dr. Amir Jamal Touré, history is a living, breathing thing. See how he pushes his students—and people from around the world—to tap into the past to write their futures.

From Savannah to medalist

Future accountant Tiyana Braxton ’19 really knows how to put her brain to work. In fact, every year, this number cruncher amps up her academic achievements. See what inspires her.

From Savannah to Woman of the Year

If you would’ve asked Alicia Montgomery ’19 if she was going to college a few years ago, she would’ve said no. Fast-forward. Now she’s known campus-wide for giving her all to SSU.

From Savannah to the superior courts

From campus leader to Georgia history maker, Dr. William Simmons ’98 is proof: Getting involved gets Tigers pretty far.

From Savannah to a nuclear reactor

Kurt Lynn ’16 loves a good challenge. So when Savannah State gave him a chance to power up his mental energy, he went for it. The task: Keep cool while cooling down a nuclear reactor.

From Savannah to White House All-Star

He was an ambassador to the White House—at only 21 years old. Shelton Bowens ’16 turned his campus involvement into a platform for spurring change across the country’s historically black colleges and universities.

From Savannah to the heart of a robot

To Dr. Kisha Cunningham, tomorrow’s engineers come from today’s ingenuity. Watch her philosophy—that creativity is essential to innovation—in action.

From Savannah to the wide, blue sea

Kris Drummond ’15 dove head first into the waters and research. Check out how he made waves as he earned a degree in Marine Sciences from Savannah State.

From Savannah to AWOL

Chris Middleton’s professors paved the way for him to find his passion. And now he’s doing the same for at-risk youth. Learn how he, a successful Savannah lawyer, is getting kids on the right track.

From Savannah to the big screen

Video-journalist-in-the-making LaTasha Wright knows there’s always more to the story—like all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into telling one. Her story is no exception.

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