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BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2017

“The Crisis in Black Education”

(Visit Often for Updates) 

 

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Black History Month Kickoff Speaker

StrayhornT.jpg“Black History Month and Student Success:

Let’s Not Forget the Past as We Move into the Future”

Presenter:  Dr. Terrell Strayhorn

Professor and Director, Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE)

The Ohio State University

11:30 a.m.

 

Black History Film Fest

Sponsors:  Honors Program, LRC

Featuring ...

"The Help" - 4 p.m.

"School Daze" - 6 p.m.

LRC Multipurpose Room

(256) 372-4719

 

National Signing Day Football Party

Clyde Foster Auditorium

College of Business and Public Affairs

5:30 p.m.

 

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Poetry Flyer.jpgThe Harlem Renaissance 1919-29: An Analysis of Poetry

Speakers: Dr. Jessica Temple, English Professor

HughesLangston.jpgMrs. Nichole Jackson, AAMU Writing Center Director

Contact: nichole.jackson@aamu.edu, (256) 372-5698

The AAMU Writing Center

12:30-1:30 p.m.

 

Circus2.jpgLoomis Brothers Circus

AAMU Agribition Center

4925 Moores Mill Road

Huntsville, Ala.

Loomiscircus.com

4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

 

Annual Benjamin Banneker Awards & Scholarship Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Kevin E. Dubose, Church & Community Development Director

Banneker.pngEmerald Youth Foundation, Knoxville, Tenn.

Sponsor: Community and Regional Planning Alumni

Tickets: $40 – Heidi.weaver@aamu.edu; (256) 372-4988

Knight Center

6-8 p.m.

 

City.jpg

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Symposium on the Future of the City

Sponsor: Community and Regional Planning

Dawson Building Auditorium

9 a.m.-12 noon (Free; Public Invited)

 

5-10

2017 Presidential Community Outreach Bus Tour

(Mobile, Montgomery, Selma, Demopolis, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston, Huntsville)

Coordinator:  Office of Admissions

 

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BlackDollars.jpgSERIES: Black Economic Impact on Huntsville

Source:  AAMU College of Business and Public Affairs

Speakin’ Out News (William Smothers, Publisher)

 

 

Black History Film Fest

Sponsors:  Honors Program, LRC

Featuring ...

"Straight Outta Compton" - 4 p.m.

"Meet the Blacks" - 6 p.m.

LRC Multipurpose Room

(256) 372-4719

 

 

Documentary Series

“Hidden Colors – Part 1”

HC1.jpgSponsors: AAMU Bulldog Vets and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room

College of Business and Public Affairs

Contact: Quentin L. Pearson, (256) 372-5805

7 p.m.

 

9

Poetry and Black History Showcase

Sponsor:  Sigma Tau Epsilon Professional Fraternity, Inc.

Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room, 6-9 p.m.

 

9-11

31st Black Engineers Yearly Awards STEM Conference

(Congrats to AAMU Leadership Award Winner Jada Gray)

Washington Marriott Wardman Park – Washington, D.C.

 

10

Black History Month Program

Sponsors:  Omega Psi Phi and Alpha Kappa Alpha

Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room, 6-9 p.m.

 

13-March 10

EXHIBIT

“We Wear the Mask: Redefining Double Consciousness”GordonClifford.jpg

Artist:  Clifford L. Gordon

Instructor

Columbia State Community College (Tenn.)

AAMU Art Gallery

Morrison Fine Arts Building

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

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BlackDollars.jpgSERIES: Black Economic Impact on Huntsville

Source:  AAMU College of Business and Public Affairs

Speakin’ Out News (William Smothers, Publisher)

 

Black History Film Fest

Sponsors:  Honors Program, LRC

Featuring ...

"Barber Shop" - 4 p.m.

"Set It Off" - 6 p.m.

LRC Multipurpose Room

(256) 372-4719

 

Play & Showcase of Talents

Sponsor:  Collegiate 100

Student Center Lobby, 6:30-9 p.m.

 

Documentary Series

“Hidden Colors – Part 2”

HC2.jpgSponsors: AAMU Bulldog Vets and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room

College of Business and Public Affairs

Contact: Quentin L. Pearson, (256) 372-5805

7 p.m.

 

16

“Tour for Diversity in Medicine”

Sponsors:  Career Development Services; College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences; and the College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences

Online Registration (by Feb. 10): t4d-aamu.eventbrite.com

Info: info@tour4diversity.org

Dawson Building Auditorium

9 a.m.

 

Black History Forum

Sponsor:  Eta Kappa Tau

Bond Hall, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

 

17

Movie: "Dorothy Dandridge"

Sponsor: Student Activities

Student Center Lobby, 7-9 p.m.

 

18

“Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America”

Book.jpgFeaturing:  Wil Haygood, Author of Acclaimed Book and Movie “The Butler”

Sponsor: The Rosetta James Foundation

The Fellowship of Faith Church Fellowship Hall

3703 N. Memorial Parkway

12 noon (FREE)

 

19

Mr. Debonair Competition

Sponsors:  Ward Modeling Troop & Alpha Phi Alpha

Clyde Foster Multipurpose, 5-10 p.m.

 

21

"Importance of Voting": Board of Registrars

Sponsor:  Student Activities

Student Center Lobby, 6-8 p.m.

 

21-23

Federal Employment Preparation Week

Federal Employer Day (Feb. 21) – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Bond Hall, Auditorium

Preparing for Panel Interviews (Feb. 22) – 12 noon-1 p.m. – College of Business, The LINQ

Navigating USAJobs.Gov (Feb. 22) - 5-6 p.m. – Bond Hall

Resumes for Federal Employment (Feb. 23) - 12:30-1:30 p.m. – 110 Bond Hall

 

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BlackDollars.jpgSERIES: Black Economic Impact on Huntsville

Source:  AAMU College of Business and Public Affairs

Speakin’ Out News (William Smothers, Publisher)

 

Black History Film Fest

Sponsors:  Honors Program, LRC

Featuring ...

"The Butler" - 4 p.m.

"Red Tails" - 6 p.m.

LRC Multipurpose Room

(256) 372-4719

 

OSALD Black History Movie

"Malcolm X"

Sponsor:  Student Activities

Student Center lobby, 6-10 p.m.

 

Documentary Series

“Hidden Colors – Part 3”

HC3.jpgSponsors: AAMU Bulldog Vets and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room

College of Business and Public Affairs

Contact: Quentin L. Pearson, (256) 372-5805

7 p.m.

 

23

63rd Annual Meeting of Councill Federal Credit Union

All Members Welcome!

AAMU Agribition Center

12 noon

 

RSO Talent Showcase

Sponsors:  SGA/RSO

Morrison Building, 5-9 p.m.

 

Southern Families African American Geneaology Meeting

Convener:  Charles B. Smith (Dues: $35/Year)

AAMU Wellness Center

6-7:30 p.m.

 

Wax Museum

Sponsor:  APO

Student Center Lobby, 6-8 p.m.

 

24

Board of Trustees Meeting

Clyde Foster Auditorium

College of Business and Public Affairs

10 a.m.

 

Dancing with the President and First Lady Event

“A Night Under the Stars”

DancingwiththePresident.jpgSponsor: Bulldog Pride Committee

Ernest L. Knight Reception Center

Alabama A&M University

Tickets: $25 – Students/$10

VIP Tables of 10 - $300

(256) 682-1071

7 p.m. (Doors Open at 6 p.m.)

 

Open House: AAMU School of Graduate Studies

(M.A., M.S., MBA, M.Ed., MURP, MSW, M.Eng., Ed.S., Ph.D., etc.)

Contact: (256) 372-5266

Clyde Foster Auditorium

College of Business and Public Affairs

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

 

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Voter Registration

Sponsor:  Student Activities

Student Center Lobby, 6-8 p.m.

 

Documentary Series

“Hidden Colors – Part 4”

HC4.jpgSponsors: AAMU Bulldog Vets and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Clyde Foster Multipurpose Room

College of Business and Public Affairs

Contact: Quentin L. Pearson, (256) 372-5805

7 p.m.

 

 
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