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Honors Program

 Greetings from the Alabama A&M University Honors Program!

Welcome to the virtual home of the Alabama A&M University Honors Program. We are delighted to have you explore the enriching opportunities and academic excellence that define our Honors community.

As a part of our commitment to fostering a culture of intellectual curiosity and achievement, we invite you to discover the diverse and engaging experiences that await you within our program. Whether you are a prospective student, current member, or alumni, this platform is designed to provide valuable insights, resources, and updates.

Feel free to navigate through our pages to learn more about our challenging coursework, research opportunities, and the vibrant community that makes up the Alabama A&M University Honors Program. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for being a part of the Alabama A&M University Honors Program family.

Our Stats

315 Student Members   

80% Scholarship Recipients  

3000+ Service Hours Completed  

3.60 Average GPA of 2023 HP Graduating Seniors  

12% Student Athletes  

97% Graduation Rate  

Application Dates

  • Currently, Enrolled Students: Priority Application is March 1, 2024. The late deadline is May 15, 2024.
  • New incoming freshmen/ new transfers: Priority Application deadline is March 15, 2024. The late deadline is June 1, 2024.
  • For more information regarding the Addmission Process, go to Application Guidelines tab.
Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight - Mrs. Nadia Young-Eatmon, Esq.

Our Honors Alumni spotlight for this month is Mrs. Nadia Young-Eatmon, Esq. Mrs. Young-Eatmon is a recent graduate of TSU’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She aspires to establish her career as a criminal defense and juvenile/education justice attorney. Besides her passions for law and justice, she also loves the visual and performing arts, writing, and spending time with family!

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight - Mr. Jarvis P. Prewitt

Our Honors Student spotlight for this month is Mr. Jarvis P. Prewitt. Mr. Prewitt is a senior double majoring in mechanical engineering & mathematics. He currently serves as our Honors Program Executive Chief Operations Officer. Through his constant dedication to academic excellence and leadership within the Honors Program and other various organizations, Mr. Jarvis Prewitt has truly distinguished himself as an outstanding individual.

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight - Dr. Gatsinzi Basanínyenzí

Our Honors Faculty Spotlight for this month is Dr. Gatsinzi Basanínyenzí. He currently teaches Honors World Literature and has been in this position for years. Dr. Basanínyenzí’s scholarly contributions and mentorship beyond the classroom reflect his dedication to the Honors Program's ideals. As we shine the spotlight on Dr. Gatsinzi Basanínyenzí this month, we express our gratitude for his dedication to excellence in education and his unwavering commitment to the students of the Honors Program.

Contact Us

Honors Program
Phone: 256-372-5385
Honors Center Building
Ala'Torya V. Cranford, Ph.D.
Director | Honors Program
(256) 426 - 9173
Carla Draper-Holloway
Assistant Director | Honors Program
Academic Learning Enhancement Specialist