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AASU May Drop "Atlantic" from Name

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A page on Armstrong Atlantic State University's website shows that the school may be dropping part of its name.

  According to the site, a survey was given asking students, alumni, faculty and staff if "Atlantic" should be dropped from Armstrong's title.  The responses showed that many wanted the change so now school Officials are asking the Board of Regents to do so.

  Officials believe the change will help attract new students and clear up confusion when people associate or mistake "Atlantic" with Atlanta.

  A decision on the name change could be made at the next board meeting as early as April 15th.

  News 3 will continue to follow this story and keep you updated.

  For more information on the reasons behind the change, click here.

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