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ASU, SWAC Release Statements on Monday Night’s Post Game Brawl

Statements from @BamaStateAD_JT and President Ross about last night's incident at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome #STATEofMind pic.twitter.com/D6uh2wIl1O — ASU Athletics (@BamaStateSports) February 4, 2020 Tags: alabama state, ASU, Basketball, brawl, Kentucky State, texas southern, tuskegee

Former ASU Theatre Chair Dr. Tommie Stewart Appointed to Alabama State School Board

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday appointed Dr. Tommie ‘Tonea’ Stewart to represent District 5 on the Alabama State Board of Education. Governor Ivey spoke with Dr. Stewart today to ask her to serve. “Alabama’s students and teachers deserve our best, and Dr. Stewart is prepared to offer that,” Governor Ivey said. “Dr. Stewart is bringing forth a great passion and…

ASU Food Pantry Gets $25k Grant

Alabama State University’s food pantry is getting a late Christmas present of a $25,000 grant from the ECMC Foundation. School officials say the food pantry is open two days a week for students.  They see between 20 and 30 students on a weekly basis.  Food insecurity is a major problem on college campuses across the country, and ASU officials say…

Thousands Attend Annual ASU Turkey Day Classic Parade

Thousands of people kicked off their Thanksgiving holiday festivities in beautiful downtown Montgomery Thursday morning. They were were out taking part in all of the excitement — at the annual ASU Turkey Day Classic Parade. People lined the streets of the Capital City — to witness the pageantry — of the annual ASU — Turkey Day Classic parade. The parade…

ASU Seeking Two New Members for Its Board of Trustees

Alabama State University is seeking to fill two vacancies on its Board of Trustees. University officials say the public is invited to apply for the positions. The seats are for Congressional District 2 and a State-at-Large position. The candidates for the Congressional District 2 seat should live in one of the following Alabama counties: Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington,…

ASU Holds Vigil for Fallen Hornets

Family and friends gathered for a vigil in remembrance of two Alabama State University students who recently lost their lives. One of the students, Alexis Moss, was killed during an early morning shooting on Saturday. The shooting stemmed from an argument at a party. Moss, a sophomore at ASU, was an innocent bystander. The second student, Randerious “Rudy” Scott, was…

Alabama State Celebrates Founders During 150th Anniversary

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama State commemorated its 150th anniversary with an event celebrating its founders. Nine former slaves established the Lincoln Normal School in Marion, Alabama, in 1867. The school later moved to Montgomery and changed its name to ASU. The Montgomery Advertiser reports that until recently, the history of the university’s founding was not widely known. Students in…

New Partnership Brings Head Start Program To Alabama State University

Alabama State University will soon be accepting new students, but much younger than you might think.  Wednesday morning the university, announced a new head start program thanks to a partnership with the Montgomery Community Action Agency. The university already has the Zelia Stephens Early Childhood Center on campus for children from Pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten,  but is now recruiting nearly 100…

Montgomery Born Nat King Cole

He would have turned 100 next month.

The Nat King Cole Society will hold a celebration and scholarship fundraiser on March 17….the day he would have turned 100. The house in which Cole was born is being preserved on the ASU campus, and work  on exhibits telling his story are being prepared for the interior. The March 17th event will be held at the Renaissance Convention Center…

Dr. Quinton Ross Inaugurated As Alabama State University’s 15th President

Alabama State University is celebrating an official change of leadership. Thursday morning Dr. Quinton Ross was inaugurated as the university’s 15th president. Dr. Ross took his oath in front of close family and friends, students and even some long time colleagues.  Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, Congresswoman Terri Sewell, Birmingham’s Mayor Randal Woodfin, and Montgomery County Chairman Elton Dean  gave their…