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Azziz sees big university future

Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz launched far-reaching goals in an address Thursday.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Augusta State golfers tie for ninth

In Dallas, Alex Wennstam posted a top-10 finish as Augusta State closed out the fall portion of its 2012-13 season by finishing tied for ninth in the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

Students react to name compromise

Students at Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities offer their thoughts on adding Augusta to the name of the consolidated school.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Augusta back in university name

After a fierce public protest, Augusta will be in the name of the consolidated Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities as its "brand," officials said Thursday morning.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Deal urges compromise in GRU name controversy

Gov. Nathan Deal said he has encouraged both sides in the Georgia Regents University controversy to work together toward a compromise but that as governor, "I'm not in the naming business."
By Rob Pavey | Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Jaguars' Chang ties for sixth

Augusta State turned in its low round of the week and finished in a tie for 11th place in the Isleworth Collegaite Invitational.
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Save the A group meets with leaders

The group pushing to keep Augusta in the name of the newly-consolidated university has initiated discussions with Board of Regents members about a possible compromise, officials said.
By Steve Crawford | Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

ASU alumni fear end of A Day

Augusta State University graduates and supporters questioned what will happen to the A Day event after the merger of ASU and GHSU.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Texting now part of Save the A campaign

In addition to the existing petition at, petitioners can now text "savethea" followed by their name to 91011 and to add their name to the petition, according to a news release.
Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

'Save the A' reveals thousands of backers

The group pushing for the University of Augusta to be the name of the city's consolidated university is listing its supporters in ads in Sunday's Augusta Chronicle.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

Former Jaguar wins pro golf event

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Augusta pro Henrik Norlander broke through for his first eGolf Tour title on Friday, winning the Olde Sycamore Open.
Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

GHSU leaders dominate consolidated school posts

Of more than 80 filled positions on the chart, GHSU had nearly twice as many people as ASU. And in areas where there were shared services, it appears the GHSU person got the superior position.
By Tom Corwin and Sandy Hodson | Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

'Save the A' could soon go public

The Save the A group is in the process of gathering support and could come out with a list of those backing the University of Augusta effort in a newspaper ad this weekend, spokesman Nick Evans said.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

'Save the A' group meets to talk strategy

A group of 20 local business leaders is developing a strategy to persuade state officials to make University of Augusta the name of the city’s planned consolidated university.
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

Regent University sues over GRU name

Regent University in Virginia has sued the University System of Georgia and individual members of its Board of Regents over the name change.
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

Free astronomy program Saturday at ASU

Augusta State University will host Look Up at Night, Augusta, an astronomy program that will give residents the opportunity to view the planets, stars and other space objects. 
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

Group seeks to keep Augusta in new university's name

A group called Save the A intends to launch a statewide campaign to persuade the board of regents to reconsider the decision to name the new school Georgia Regents University.
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

ASU's Reese Library celebrates

A ceremony Tuesday at Augusta State University will celebrate the Reese Library's 50th year as a federal depository library.
Monday, Sept. 17, 2012

Letter: Try this GRU compromise

I offer a compromise. I've experienced many mergers in my 82 years.
By George Odell | Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012

New university has list of needs

The consolidated ASU and Georgia Health Sciences University that will become GRU if approved is putting together ambitious plans for growth while trying to fix and enhance programs at ASU.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012
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