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Supreme Court Ruling Means Some Online Purchases Will Cost More

Some online sales are about to start costing more. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on out-of-state purchases. The 5-to-4 decision reversed decades-old decisions that protected out-of-state vendors from sales tax obligations unless the vendor had a physical presence in the state. Those earlier decisions, one half a century ago, the other a quarter-century ago, date back to a time when mail-order sales were relatively...

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AAMU News

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. provides updates on the University and discusses University events with Host Erica "Fox" Washington. 

Congratulations to the Spring 2018 Graduation Class of Alabama A&M University!

2018 Spring Commencement Friday, May 4, 20186 p.m.Von Braun Center Propst ArenaSpeaker: Honorable Anthony Daniels 

 

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J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College held its graduation on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Von Braun Center South Hall 2.

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. was the speaker.

The President of Alabama A&M University, Dr. Andrew Hugine Jr. is interviewed by WJAB 90.9 Program Manager, Erica "Fox" Washington for the March Edition of the Presidential Edition Community News from the Hill. 

Topics discussed: 

-AAMU Board Meeting

-New Residence Hall Ribbon Cutting

-College Wide Meetings

-AAMU Leadership Program - 2nd Cohort

-Youth Motivational Task Force

-Conversations with the President

-Alabama A&M University Branch Powered by -Redstone Federal Credit Union Ribbon Cutting

It's Official! The Alabama A&M University Branch Powered by Redstone Federal Credit Union is now open! A Grand Opening Ceremony was held Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Ernest L. Knight Reception Center. With standing room only, members of the Presidents Cabinet, Redstone Federal Credit Union Employees, Members of the Alabama A&M Family (alumni, faculty, staff, students) and media were all in attendance. 

Joe Newberry, President & CEO of Redstone Federal Credit Union began his remarks with a "Go Bulldogs," "Thankful for this opportunity. This is a dream come true."

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Happenings

Unity Concert 2018

Jun 21, 2018

Unity Concert 2018

June 23, 2018

6 p.m.

Von Braun Center - Concert Hall

Tickets available at the VBC Box Office for $28 and $25 or at www.ticketmaster.ccom

 "Bring the unity together for love" Bishop Edwards & Minister Fred Whitlow II. A night of High Praise, Annointed Worship, Southern Quartet, Urban Praise and the Inspirational DJ Sam Smite!

The 4th Annual Microwave Dave Day is scheduled for June 24, 2018 in downtown Huntsville on Washington Street. The event will run from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. with multiple stages and nine local bands with Microwave Dave and the Nukes closing out the festivities. Donations from the day go to the Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation furthering their mission -"Supporting Music Education in North Alabama."

SUGGESTED EVENT DONATION - $10.00
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT - The Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation 

The Alabama STEM Education will host the 2018 STEM Summer Fun camp on the campus of Alabama A&M University! 

Alabama STEM Education is offering this fun, learning experience to 30 middle and high school students. The camp begins June 4th, 2018 and last until August. Registration in $350 per month which includes meals and field trips. For more information, please contact (205) 436-2107.

Join the Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Alabama A&M Alumni Association as they host the Spring Day Party "Fedoras and Fascinators" on March 24, 2018 from    4 - 8 p.m.   

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Music

Priscilla Renea has just two solo albums, but she's written chart-topping pop songs for years: Rihanna's "California King Bed," Pitbull's "Timber," Fifth Harmony's "Worth It" and dozens more.

On Monday, June 18, rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The fallout from his death has been complicated given the rapper's dark past. In 2016, he was charged with aggravated assault and battery and false imprisonment of a pregnant victim.

On NPR in 2012, Jill Barber called herself "Canada's Sweetheart." And even though her new album Metaphora, out now, doesn't conjure up the same sugary connotations as her previous works, she says the sweetheart title still holds true. "This record's maybe a little less sweet, but I hope it still reaches people in their heart," she says.

On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his quartet arrived at Van Gelder Studios in New Jersey to record an album. It was a busy time for the group, which featured pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones.

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