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Alabama State Starts Football Season with COVID-19 Changes

  Alabama State University is starting football season with a home game against Southern University tonight. The SWAC delayed the season from last fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be some changes this year for fans hoping to attend a game. Only season ticket holders and students who have student tickets will be allowed to attend the games….

Whataburger to Provide Help to Alabama State University with Its Return to Montgomery

1/4Whataburger Groundbreaking – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Whataburger Groundbreaking – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Whataburger Groundbreaking – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Whataburger Groundbreaking – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption As Alabama News Network reported last year, the Whataburger restaurant chain will be returning to Montgomery. With its return comes…

Alabama State University Releases Spring 2021 Reopening Guidelines for Students

Alabama State University officials have released plans for the reopening of the campus. Titled “ASU Reopening Guide for Faculty, Staff, Students and Visitors,” the document is a comprehensive guide detailing the “new normal” under which the campus will operate in the Spring of 2021. “As we approach the upcoming Spring Semester, we want to put forth the guidelines under which…

Three Injured in Shooting on Alabama State University Campus

MONTGOMERY, Al. (ALABAMA NEWS NETWORK) — The Alabama State University Department of Public Safety said three people were injured in a shooting on campus. We’re told the shooting happened Saturday night around 11:40 pm in the Acadome parking lot. One victim was an ASU student. The other two victims are not affiliated with university. All three victims were taken to…

Alabama State University Students Move into Dorms

The university is going to great lengths to try and keep students, faculty, and staff safe.

To view the Alabama State University re-opening guide, click here. Alabama State University students have been moving into residence halls on an appointment only basis. This model helps keep large numbers of students from congregating while moving in, thus decreasing exposure risk. ASU is also requiring mask to be worn on campus and in classrooms. “We’re a mask mandatory campus, and…

Alabama State University Host Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Although the ASU Class of 2020 did not walk across the stage, graduates were still honored. On Friday the class was honored with a virtual ceremony. Back in March the university announced that graduation would be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but last month officials made the decision to honor graduates on the same day that they would have…

Alabama State adds Pike Road’s Tamirea Thomas to 2020-21 Class

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head women’s basketball coach Freda Freeman-Jackson announced the first addition to the 2020-2021 team Tuesday in Pike Road native Tamirea Thomas. Thomas, a 6-3 center, signed her official letter of intent to become the first basketball signee in Pike Road High School history. An All-Area and All-Metro player, Thomas averaged 12.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3…

Alabama State University Hosts Mayoral Forum

The run-off candidates in Montgomery’s mayoral election were invited to participate in a forum on the campus to discuss the issues. But only one was able to attend. Both candidates David Woods and Steven Reed were invited to a forum on the campus. Coordinators say due to a scheduling conflict Woods was unable to attend.  During the forum, students were…

Air University Holds K-12 Education Symposium at Alabama State University

Friday educators and administrators from school systems around the River Region and even some outside of the region and state attended the Air University K-12 Education Symposium. The symposium discussed improving public educational opportunities for dependent children of Air University faculty, staff , and students. Transition can be difficult for students when they are required to move, many times just…