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Tiny Desk Family Hour: Wyclef Jean

At this point in his life and career, Wyclef Jean can do just about whatever he wants. He's sold millions in many configurations: as a leader of The Fugees, as a solo artist, as a featured guest on Shakira's eternal "Hips Don't Lie," as a producer and collaborator on Santana's Grammy-winning 1999 blockbuster Supernatural and more. His latest project is an endearing exercise in torch-passing called Wyclef Goes Back to School , an album in which he collaborates with college students he'd...

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Women’s Week at Alabama A&M University

Beyond Normal Lecture Series “Tea on The Hill" with guest speaker, Kandi Burruss. March 28, 201912:30 p.m. Knight CenterYOU MUST R.S.V.P. to attend attend. Click here to reserve your seat. 

19th Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala

Alabama A&M University is excited to announce its 19th Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Black Tie Scholarship Gala is Alabama A&M University’s premiere fundraising event and is designed to support talented students who demonstrate a financial need. Of our 6,108 students, roughly 90 percent are in need of financial aid. Your support of this event will grant students an education and a future filled with possibilities.

2019 Scholarship Recognition & Promotional Tour

The President, along with the First Lady, students, alumni, and community members, returned to campus at 3 p.m. Friday after a week-long tour across the state. The group traveled a total of 1,193 miles!

The February 2019 Edition of the "Presidential Community News From The Hill" is here!

Alabama A&M University President, Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. is interviewed by WJAB 90.9 Program Manager, Erica Fox Washington. They discuss several topics related to Alabama A&M, including 50th Anniversary of the designation of Alabama A&M gaining university status and the establishment of The Foundation, Electric Buses, Presidential Scholarship and Promotional Bus Tour, Chase Road and Meridian Street intersection and a new crosswalk.

In response to the fire in Foster Complex on Monday night, Alabama A&M University officials have re-opened the building and started an incremental move-in approach.  All students have been scheduled to return to Foster Complex or have been reassigned to other residence halls.  The University has and will continue to provide toiletries, blankets, and hygiene items to students that were displaced.  Those items are now available for displaced students at Foster Complex on campus. 

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Patricia Haley Advocating for Change Charity will host the Community Rainbow of Knowledge 2nd Annual Day of Action Banquet on Thursday, April 25th, 6:30 p.m. at the Historical Huntsville Depot & Roundhouse. The special guest for the evening will be Comedian Rickey Smiley.

For more information www.patriciahaleycharity.com

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As a musician who has spent two decades on the road, Menno Versteeg of Hollerado understands the particular challenges of caring for your mental health when you make your living as an artist. There are the high-highs and low-lows of performing, being surrounded by all sorts of substances, having to deal with lots of pressure and little sleep.

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Scott Walker, a pop singer who gave up stardom to carve out one of the most original and uncompromising careers in modern music, died Friday. He was 76. His record label, 4AD, announced Walker's death on Monday morning. No other details were provided.

Walker was best known for his work with blue-eyed soul trio The Walker Brothers in the 1960s, but it was his late-career trilogy of challenging art-rock albums that defined his reputation as one of avant-garde music's most electrifying auteurs.

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