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Trump Cancels Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Updated at 4:40 p.m. ET President Trump has called off a highly anticipated June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long planned meeting," Trump wrote in a letter to Kim. Trump's decision comes hours after North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, in remarks carried on the country's official KCNA news service, said it...

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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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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."

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Earth Day 2018

Apr 5, 2018

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs will celebrate Earth Day by participating in two upcoming Earth Day events.

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.

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Del McCoury On Bluegrass And Life On The Road

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The #MeToo movement has been a cultural reckoning across industries, from Hollywood to restaurants — but one of the oldest that's been affected is classical music. In March, James Levine, a longtime conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, was fired for allegations of sexual misconduct. And now, centuries-old works from Carmen to Don Giovanni are being challenged for misogynistic plots and themes.

If you were one of the millions of viewers who tuned into the royal wedding last weekend, you may also have been one of the many who were impressed by a young cellist.

Nineteen-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason played three pieces during the interlude in which Prince Harry and Meghan Markle signed the registry.

Johnny Irion On His Artistic Lineage

May 26, 2018

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