ASU’s Frazine Taylor Elected First African-American President of Alabama Historical Association

An Alabama State University staff member has made history as being the first African-American to be elected as President of the venerable Alabama Historical Association (AHA), which occurred at its recent statewide meeting held in Tuscaloosa. At that same meeting, she also won the association’s coveted Hamilton Award. FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN A.H.A. PRESIDENT ASU’s  Frazine Taylor is the newly elected President of the Alabama Historical Association for its 2019-2020 term of office, which makes … Continue reading ASU’s Frazine Taylor Elected First African-American President of Alabama Historical Association

Young man found guilty of attempted murder

Montgomery County, Ala. – A Montgomery County jury has found Jacquees Boone guilty of attempted murder, District Attorney Daryl Bailey announced today. Boone was convicted in February 2015 for the March 2014 shooting of Alondre Cooley, who was left paralyzed from the chest down by a bullet that is still lodged in his spine. In 2015, Boone was found guilty of attempted murder, but that conviction … Continue reading Young man found guilty of attempted murder

Montgomery Chamber of Commerce and ASU’s Small Business Development Center set to host National Small Business Week Event Hosted

WHEN: Thursday (May 9) 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  WHERE: Montgomery Chamber’s Business Resource Center @ 600 S. Court St. The Small Business Development Center at Alabama State University (SBDC) joins the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, and other agencies across the nation to celebrate National Small Business Week (NSBW).  This celebratory week is designed to recognize the critical contributions of entrepreneurs and small businesses locally and across the nation. Thursday’s event … Continue reading Montgomery Chamber of Commerce and ASU’s Small Business Development Center set to host National Small Business Week Event Hosted

President Awards Golden Diploma to his Father at ASU Commencement Ceremony Friday

A son and father who share an unwavering devotion to their alma mater, Alabama State University, had a special experience Friday (May 3) during ASU’s 299th morning Commencement Exercise. There was obvious pride and emotion in the face of ASU President Quinton T. Ross Jr. when he presented his dad, Quinton T. Ross Sr., with the Golden Class diploma on the ASU Dunn-Oliver Acadomestage. “We’ve always been pretty close as a family, … Continue reading President Awards Golden Diploma to his Father at ASU Commencement Ceremony Friday

ASU and Wallace State Selma Agreement Assists Students in Furthering Their Education

Officials with Alabama State University (ASU) and Wallace State Community College Selma (WSCC) held a news conference and conducted a signing ceremony to announce and conclude an agreement that provides a pathway for qualified Wallace State Selma students to enroll for study at ASU to achieve a bachelor’s degree. Both ASU President, Dr. Quinton T. Ross Jr., and WSCC President Dr. James Mitchell, held a news conference and … Continue reading ASU and Wallace State Selma Agreement Assists Students in Furthering Their Education

Young man Sentenced to 65 years for Reckless Murder

Montgomery County, Ala. – Jaderrian Hardy has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for the 2015 reckless murder of Brandon Brown, District Attorney Daryl Bailey announced today. On February 22, 2015, Brown was driving in the area of Calmar Drive/Gaslight Curve when a shootout erupted in the streets. Brown, who was simply trying to get through the intersection, was not involved in the gunfight … Continue reading Young man Sentenced to 65 years for Reckless Murder

Faulkner University participates in HEAL Day Alabama and awards first HEAL Scholarship

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner University students, staff and faculty joined Governor Kay Ivey and hundreds of children from around the state for the first-ever HEAL Day “Healthy Eating and Active Living” at the Alabama State Capitol on Wednesday. It was a day of education and celebration of healthy living and literacy. HEAL Alabama is committed to reversing the rise of diabetes and chronic diseases related to unhealthy lifestyle among youth … Continue reading Faulkner University participates in HEAL Day Alabama and awards first HEAL Scholarship