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Albany State University to offer 100 free passports to study-abroad students

36 ASU students participated in study-abroad opportunities in six different countries this year

  • Staff Reports


  • Oct 18, 2017


Albany State University student Cauntillia Pollard, left, submits documents to a U.S. Postal Service passport agent during a recent “Passport Caravan.” (Special Photo: Reginald Christian)

ALBANY — As part of Albany State University’s efforts to encourage global insight and unique cultural experiences, 100 ASU students received funding recently for free passports. The event was a collaborative effort between the university and the Council on International Educational Exchange’s “Passport Caravan.”

ASU students to host canned food drive for hurricane victims

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 10:34 pm EDT

By Re-Essa Buckels, Reporter


A group of Albany State University students is bringing back the Food Restock event.

Albany Mayor Pro-Tem Roger Marietta helped students organize a canned food drive on Thursday for victims affected by Tropical Storms Harvey and Irma.

Marietta said it’s an event that started back in the 90’s and ran up until 2009, where students had local bands participate in a charity rock concert.

At one time, American Idol winner Phillip Phillips even played at the event.

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‘Not My Life’ film raises awareness about human trafficking

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 9:47 pm EDT By Whitney Shelton, Reporter ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Center of Excellence at Albany State University is highlighting the crime of human trafficking and says it’s an issue young people need to be aware of. The Adventure Center at Flint River Aquarium showed a film called “Not My…

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ASU’S Graham accepted to NCAA coaches academy

October 16, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS- Verniece Graham, an assistant coach for the Albany State University volleyball team, has been selected to attend the NCAA Women Coaches Academy. The NCAA Office of Inclusion will provide the scholarship for the WCA which will take place November 29-December 2 in Englewood, CO. Graham, who is in her seventh season as…