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AAMU Black History Month 2014

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Alabama A&M University

Black History Month

"Civil Rights in America"


CarmenCast.jpgFebruary 1-2 

AAMU Students Perform in “Carmen”

Musical Director:  Shonda Devine, AAMU Assistant Professor of Voice

Von Braun Center Playhouse 


February 3-28

Biggest Loser Contest

Sponsor:  Student Affairs

Weekly Weigh-Ins:  Conference Room, Carver Complex, Room 110 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays); $5/Students; $10/Faculty and Staff

Cash Prizes for the Largest Weight Loss


February 4     

Village Keepers

Presenting: Amanda “Diva” Seales

Knight Center, 7 p.m.


February 7     

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, 12-3 p.m.


Pink Goes Red for the Day

Sponsor:  Gamma Mu, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Wellness Center, 7:08 p.m.


February 8     

“Rumble in the Jungle” - Trip to Louisville, Ky.

Sponsor:  Office of International Programs


BoyScouts.pngBoy Scouts of America Cultural Day

Sponsor:  Urban Emphasis Council

T.M. Elmore Building, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.



February 10-14

APO Cake Pop Stand


GradSchoolFair.pngFebruary 11   

2nd Annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Sponsor:  School of Graduate Studies

Clyde Foster Auditorium, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.



February 12   

Zeta Phi Beta "Sweet Studies" - 6:30 p.m.



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Zetas "Spin the Wheel of Love" - 11:30 a.m.


VBB Movie Night - TBA



Clyde Foster Auditorium

College of Business and Public Affairs, 7:25 p.m.


February 14

APO "Delivering Valentine Sweets"



Thurgood Marshall College Fund University Recruitment Tour

(Learn about opportunities pertaining to scholarships, internships, Teacher Quality and Retention Program, and the November 2014 Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Contact:  Carla Draper Holloway, (256) 372-5385




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Books & Coffee Series: Recognizing African American Female Writers

Presenter:  Dr. Jonaid Sharif, chair, Department of English and Foreign Languages

LRC Auditorium, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.


APO "Night of Royal Blues"

Clyde Foster Auditorium

College of Business and Public Affairs, 7:25 p.m.


The90s.png"Remember the '90s" Party

Sponsor:  Programs & Activities Councill

Contact:  Dewayne M. Jones

(256) 372-5618

Knight Center

8 p.m. 


February 19   

Ward Modeling Troop's

"Spring Workshop" - TBA


MANRRS Movie Night

“42: The Jackie Robinson Story”

ARC Auditorium, 6 p.m.


Sigma Alpha Iota "For the Love of Music" - TBA - 8 p.m.


February 20

Symposium on “The Future of the City”

Harare, Zimbabwe

Sponsor:  Department of Community and Regional Planning

Guest Speakers:  Dr. Ali Mohamed, USDA-NIFA, and Dennis Maden, City of Huntsville

Dawson Building Auditorium, 9 a.m.-12 noon (Free)


Ward Modeling Troop Spring Interest Meeting

College of Business and Public Affairs, 5:30 p.m.


Annual Benjamin Banneker Awards & Scholarship Banquet

Speaker: Dr. Louis Woods, Associate Professor/Urban History Professor

             Middle Tennessee State University

Knight Center, 6-8 p.m.   (Admission:  $30)


AAMU Great Debaters (TBA)

"A Black History Moment: The History of Blacks and Colored Unequaled"


VBB - "Love or Lust" - TBA


Zeta Phi Beta "Dorm Talk" - TBA - 7:30 p.m.


February 22   

Graduate School Open House 2014, 8:30-11:30 a.m.


February 25

Collegiate 100's "What's Love Got to Do with It?"

TBA - Doors Open at 6 p.m.


February 26

NACPED – North Alabama Connection Professional Employment Day

Co-Sponsor:  AAMU Career Development Services

The Huntsville Marriott

5 Tranquility Base

Huntsville, Ala., 1-4 p.m.


Collegiate 100's "We Won't Forget Trayvon" Walk - TBA


Emancipation.jpgFebruary 27   

“Slavery by Another Name”

Sponsor:  J.F. Drake Memorial Learning Resources Center

(Screening and Discussion)

LRC, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


Zeta Phi Beta "Zeta Mile Cleanup" - 12 noon


Study Away Information Session, 2-4 p.m.

Sponsor:  Office of International Programs


"Step & Stroll: Non-Greek Step Show"

Sponsor:  Programs & Activities Councill

Contact:  Dewayne M. Jones, (256) 372-5618

Frank Lewis Gymnasium, 7 p.m. 


Friday, February 28  

Black Rodeo

Agribition Center, 8 p.m.



Need your event added?

Contact Jerome Saintjones at (256) 372-5607

Office of Marketing and Public Relations
Alabama A&M University
P. O. Box 1027 (303 Patton Hall)
Normal, AL 35762-1027
(256) 372-5654
(256) 372-5034 (Fax)
Jerome Saintjones,, (256) 372-5607
Shirley Alexander,, (256) 372-5607
Interns/Bi-Weekly Students: (256) 372-5625