Theta Chapter Alumnus Robert Armstrong’s G Mommas Cookies Is A Finalist For A 30-Second Super Bowl Commercial

Photo via (Joe Songer)

Photo via (Joe Songer)

From – G Mommas, a Selma-based cookie brand, is competing in a contest that could catapult the small business onto a huge national stage.

The prize? A free, 30-second commercial during the upcoming Super Bowl on Feb. 7.

G Mommas and nine other small businesses are finalists in the Small Business Big Game competition, which is put on by software maker Intuit Inc. They were selected from 15,000 entries, and now the public decides the winner in an online vote.

The contest gives small business owners the rare opportunity to be in a big spotlight.

The live TV audience for past Super Bowls has topped 121 million people. And the cost of advertising in front of all those eyeballs is high, too, hitting $4.5 million for a 30-second spot during this year’s game.

“This would be huge for me,” said Robert Armstrong, a Selma native who started G Mommas using his grandmother’s cookie recipe. “One of the biggest hurdles, and it’s like this for any new food company, is just brand awareness, people knowing about your product and being willing to try it.”

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Robert Armstrong’s G Mommas Southern Style Bite Sized Cookies From Selma Good

Theta chapter alumnus Robert Armstrong graduated from Alabama in 2008 and started Selma Good in 2009 after quitting a job in Birmingham and moving back to Selma. In the video below, Robert talks about the inspiration behind Selma Good’s G Mommas Southern Style Bite Sized Cookies. For more information and to contact Robert, visit

Sigma Nu Theta Chapter Awarded Manpower Award By The Sigma Nu General Fraternity

Congratulations to the active chapter and alumni of the Theta Chapter of Sigma Nu for being awarded the Manpower Award for the 2012-2013 academic year by the Sigma Nu General Fraternity.

Each year, Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc. recognizes those chapters that excel in the areas of recruitment and manpower. The Manpower award is given to the chapters who have achieved a manpower of above 100 men.


Sigma Nu Theta Chapter Alumni Mitch Floyd Sworn In As District Judge In Marshall County, Alabama

Congratulations to Mitch Floyd of Albertville, AL.  Mitch was recently sworn in as a district judge in Marshall County, Alabama.

“Now I’m going to sit in the middle and call balls and strikes and still serve the people of this county and that’s what I feel like I’ve been called to do.” – Judge Mitch Floyd

Fall 2012 Alumni News

Dr. Robert W. Lawrence Jr. ’55 retired after more than 47 years of practicing dentistry.  He resides in Panama City, FL and would love to hear from his Sigma Nu brothers.  Email Dr. Lawrence.

Russell Lovelady ’07 is an associate producer for NBC Universal.  He resides in New York City.  Email Mr. Lovelady.