ASU’s Early Childhood Learning Center Receives a First Round Alabama Pre-K Classroom Grant

Alabama State University’s acclaimed Zelia Stephens Early Childhood Learning Center is among the inaugural group of schools receiving one of the first round of nationally-recognized quality Alabama First Class Pre-K New Classroom Grants, which are awarded by Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education. ASU’s grant is due to the Alabama Legislature approving Governor Ivey’s budget recommendation for an increase for the Alabama Department … Continue reading ASU’s Early Childhood Learning Center Receives a First Round Alabama Pre-K Classroom Grant

ASU’s Occupational Therapy Master’s Program Named Among the Nation’s Best with 100% Exam Pass Rate

Some say that “It’s hard to be humble” when others brag on your success; but humble, yet great is Alabama State University’s Master’s Degree program in Occupational Therapy (O.T.) according to the latest issue of healthcare education industry expert Healthgrad.com Magazine. It just cited ASU’s O.T. master’s program for its 100 percent exam pass rate for all of its students, which the University’s program has held for the last three years in … Continue reading ASU’s Occupational Therapy Master’s Program Named Among the Nation’s Best with 100% Exam Pass Rate

A Montgomery man set to spend 90 years in prison

Montgomery County, Ala. – A Montgomery man who pled guilty to shooting his former girlfriend in the chest will spend 90 years in prison, District Attorney Daryl Bailey announced. Ezzard Taylor was sentenced today by Judge Jimmy Pool to 90 years in prison – 30 years each for first-degree assault, stalking, and shooting into an occupied vehicle. On Jan. 8, 2017, Taylor drove to the … Continue reading A Montgomery man set to spend 90 years in prison

ASU Professor set to attend Prestigious National Humanities Summer Institute Course at Georgetown University

An Alabama State University professor who serves as a Humanities digital archivist in the Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC) has been tapped by the prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to attend its “Museums: Humanities in the Public Sphere Summer Scholar Institute.” ASU Professor Cassandra Cavness will be traveling to Washington, D.C. this summer to take advantage of this special NEH institutes’ four-week course … Continue reading ASU Professor set to attend Prestigious National Humanities Summer Institute Course at Georgetown University

Comedy Central’s Roy Wood, Jr. Celebrates Alabama State University’s WVAS 90.7 FM’s 35th Anniversary

WHEN: June 15 (Saturday) from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. WHERE: ASU’s J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom – second floor. The celebration is on for Alabama State University’s award-winning WVAS 90.7 FM National Public Radio (NPR) station as it pulls out all the stops and presents the nationally acclaimed star of television, stage and radio, Roy Wood, Jr., as the special guest for its 35th anniversary commemoration of being on-the-air serving … Continue reading Comedy Central’s Roy Wood, Jr. Celebrates Alabama State University’s WVAS 90.7 FM’s 35th Anniversary

Acclaimed Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at ASU Set to Retire June 1st

William Shakespeare wrote that “All the world’s a stage,” and because of Dr. Tommie “Tonea” Stewart, Alabama State University has been “center stage” nationwide for nearly three decades. Under her leadership, ASU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (COVPA) has evolved into one of the most respected programs in the country. Stewart, who began her employment at ASU in 1990 and rose to be the dean of the COVPA in … Continue reading Acclaimed Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at ASU Set to Retire June 1st

Faulkner Business Grad Elevated to Associate Team Lead at Black Diamond’s Parent Company

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alumna Abbey Bennett was recently promoted to associate team lead at SS&C Advent, manager of the platform, Black Diamond. For her accomplishments and strong sense of service to her community, Bennett was named Faulkner’s College of Business’ Young Alumni of the Year for the 2019 Marketplace Faith Friday Forums. SS&C Advent is an innovative financial software company whose premier product is Black Diamond reporting software. Bennett is a part … Continue reading Faulkner Business Grad Elevated to Associate Team Lead at Black Diamond’s Parent Company