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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.

 

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February 10-14

APO Cake Pop Stand

 

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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

 

APO "AAMU Feud"

Clyde Foster Auditorium

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

 

February 14

APO "Delivering Valentine Sweets"

 

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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”

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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

 

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“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?

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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, jerome.saintjones@aamu.edu, (256) 372-5607
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