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Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Death Toll Rises To 6 In Miami-Dade County

Updated at 8 a.m. ET on Friday The number of people who died after a newly placed pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University has risen to six, as crews work to clear debris and wreckage from the scene in Miami-Dade County. In addition to the six people who were found dead at the site, 10 others were transported to area hospitals, Miami-Dade Police said in an update on the accident Friday morning. Weighing some 950 tons, the pedestrian bridge was still under construction...

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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."

AAMU Football Season Tickets Special

Mar 9, 2018

Alabama A&M Athletic Department has announced the launch of the "Strive for 5,000" season ticket sale, which is an initiative to sell 5,000 season tickets for the 2018 football season.

Click here for more information.

"Promoting broader knowledge, heightened awareness, strategic actions for learning and intergenerational sharing" 

The Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute (VCLLI) aims to establish a state-of-the-art facility that offers traditional and futuristic courses, while providing a stimulating educational, social, and life enhancing environment by having an impact on older adults, families, and caregivers.

Alabama A&M University is looking volunteers to usher for the Spring 2018 Commencement Exercises. The Commencement will be held Friday, May 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Von Braun Center Propst Arena. To volunteer, please contact Ms. Nicole Jackson at (256) 372-8747, Ms. Janet Jones at (256) 372-8089, or click here.

Looking for extra money to cover your tuition? Alabama A&M’s First Lady, Abbiegail Hugine, and the Bulldog Pride Committee has established the First Lady Scholarship. The scholarship will be $1,000 and available to one student from each college. The scholarship application is available until March 23rd. The scholarship will be given at the First Lady’s Scholarship Initiative Luncheon on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. To apply, click here.


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Little Black Dress Dinner Party

Mar 12, 2018

Ladies, it’s time to show off your little black dress. by celebrating 10 years of business with a "Heavenly Engagement" dinner party. The Little Black Dress Dinner party is themed “Women Who Inspire.” This will be used as a time to uplift and to be inspired by community women who are making a difference. The red-carpet event will provoke networking, engaging conversation, fashion, food, and more. The “Little Black Dress” Dinner Party will be held April 14th at Kona Grill in Bridge Street Town Centre, in Huntsville, AL.

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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Sing Sing Correctional Facility is not the sort of place you'd expect to find a flourishing music community, but a workshop run by Carnegie Hall offers inmates the ability to learn in harmony. Twice a month, artists from New York City travel to Sing Sing and spend a day giving 30 inmates enrolled in the Musical Connections program formal training.

I don't think you could find two acts with sounds as different as the dreamy rock grooves of The Marias and the explosive Afro-Latina expression of Amara La Negra. But there they were, sharing the stage for two hours right in the middle of the week at SXSW 2018.

There's plenty to hear on stages across Austin during SXSW, and what you can hear on this page is just a taste — a recording of a pair of live shows from Alt.Latino's showcase at the Radio Day Stage on Wednesday.

Paul Thorn is a natural-born Southern storyteller with humble stage banter and musical delivery that's gritty and gruff.

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