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AAMU a Best Value HBCU Graduate School (No.2)

Oct 4, 2017

Alabama A&M University has been identified as one of the best value historically black graduate schools in our recent ranking. The ranking considered quality of course curriculum as it relates to the job market, accolades, faculty expertise, affordability and return-on-investment, tuition assistance opportunities and career assistance.

Erica Fox, Program Director and host of "Community News From the Hill" interviewed Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr., the President of Alabama A&M University on this edition of "Presidential Community News".

Their discussion included the HBCU Roundtable with Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, STEM numbers and rankings for AAMU, Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and much more.

"Hope for Tomorrow" Emergency Fund for Students from Houston Area

Aug 30, 2017

  In the last days of August 2017, thousands of families throughout southeastern Texas were negatively affected by the epic impact of Hurricane Harvey, its tumultuous winds and once-in-a-lifetime flooding episodes.  Many families have lost everything and are facing perhaps months or years of rebuilding.  Moreover, some members of the Alabama A&M University Family are native to or have significant ties to the greater Houston metropolitan area.    Similar to earlier responses to such tragedies, AAMU is activating its “Hope for Tomorrow” Relief Fund through its AAMU

Alabama A&M University "142 Points of Pride"

Jun 15, 2017

ECONOMIC IMPACT

1. Alabama A&M University has an economic impact of over $350 million statewide and $228 million on the region, according to the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce.

2. Through its more than 5,800 students and 800 employees, AAMU is among the Top 20 largest employers in the Tennessee Valley region.

TheHundred-Seven.org: AAMU Tops Among HBCU/STEM Grads

May 24, 2017

Huntsville, Ala. ---- A Washington, D.C.-based organization that promotes higher education through support of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has listed Alabama A&M University among the top producers of African-American graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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

Topics include: Day of Service, New Head Men's Basketball Coach, Honors Day, Ribbon Cuttings, Black Tie Gala, President’s Breakfast, Founder’s Day, Graduation, Administrative Professionals Day.

Alabama A&M University will observe its 142nd Annual Founder's Day and annual Class Reunion Celebration Weekend May 4th - May 7th. Several activities are planned for Alumni and friends of the University as they return to campus to celebrate the life and legacy of William Hooper Councill and to participate in Class Reunion events. A few weekend events include Founder's Day Convocation, Founder's Gravesite Service, campus walking tour, individual class reunion parties, Awards and Scholarship Luncheon and Worship Service and Memorial Walk. 

On Friday, April 28th, Alabama A&M University will host the 17th Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala. This year's event will take place in the Von Braun Center North Hall at 6:30 p.m. Guests, dressed in their black tie best, will enjoy an elegant evening of dining and entertainment by Grammy nominated, singer, songwriter Alvin Garrett. The Black Tie Scholarship Gala will highlight scholarship recipients and recognize businesses, organizations and individuals in the community that show continued support to the University and its students. 

AAMU Hub for "Serving the City as One" Initiative

Mar 8, 2017

Saturday, April 1, more than 900 freshmen will put the Alabama A&M University “Service Is Sovereignty” motto into motion, by collaborating with First Baptist Church for “Serving the City as One” initiative.

 

AAMU Fills Key Cabinet Position

Mar 8, 2017

Alabama A&M University President Andrew Hugine, Jr., has announced the individual who will fill the cabinet post of Vice President for Marketing, Communications and Advancement, a key post that encompasses fundraising, alumni affairs, electronic media communications, public relations, and print/mail.

Archie Tucker, II, who has served in the role of interim vice president since 2014 began the position of Vice President on Wednesday, March 1.