APRIL 4 EVENTS in PHENIX CITY
– 10 a.m. (EST): News Conference with ASU President & Chattahoochee Valley Community College President, at CVCC, 2602 College Dr., Phenix City, Ala. in CVCC’s Key Hall’s Phenix City Room.
– 6:00 p.m: ASU Hornet Alumni & Friends Reception @ Courtyard by Marriott, 1400 Whitewater Ave., Phenix City, Ala.
Join us on April 4, at 10 a.m. (EST) in Phenix City as Alabama State University’s “President’s Tour- 2019” rolls in to town, and offers you a great viewing of an important agreement between Alabama State University (ASU) and Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC), as well as an ancillary viewing at 6 p.m. that evening as the University hosts an alumni and friend’s reception at the Courtyard by Marriott in Phenix City. The theme of the ASU President’s Tour is “Moving ASU Forward with Hornet Pride” and that will be evident at all of its stops in the greater Phenix City-Columbus area.
ASU will also be visiting Russell County High School where its students will be reaping the rewards of awesome college scholarships to ASU that will be awarded on-the-spot that day. A college fair will also be held there on April 4.
NEWS CONFERENCE APRIL 4 @ 10 A.M.
Alabama State University President Quinton T. Ross, Jr. and a team of faculty, staff, recruitment advisers and students will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. (EST) with Chattahoochee Valley Community College President Jackie Screws on the campus of CVCC in its Key Hall’s Phenix City Room. At that location, both ASU and CVCC will sign an important Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which greatly benefits CVCC’s student body and helps ASU’s enrollment.
ALUMNI & FRIENDS RECEPTION IN THE EVENING
Your news team is also welcome to join us at 6 p.m. to report on the University’s evening reception at Phenix City’s Courtyard by Marriott, which is being held for its Columbus – Phenix City alumni and friends. The greater Columbus-Phenix City area is full of ASU alumni and students who will be fellowshipping with us at the event, and be interested in viewing your news coverage on them.
ASU – ONE OF AMERICA’S OLDEST HBCU’s – FOUNDED BY NINE FORMER SLAVES – EYES ON THE FUTURE
President Ross’s Tour hopes to also share ASU’s story as — one of America’s oldest HBCU’s that was founded in 1867 by nine former slaves in Marion, Ala.; as one of the birthplaces of the modern Civil Rights Movement, as well as the University’s transformation in to a world-class research university, which has its eyes on the future!
The ASU President’s Tour – 2019 is traveling to several cities in Alabama and Georgia, visiting high schools, and hosting alumni and scholars’ receptions over the next few weeks.
News media contact: Kenneth Mullinax, 334-229-4104.