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WDC Metro Alumni Local Events

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Open to Alumni Chapter Members. Check your email for more details, or Contact us at for any questions about tickets, asap 

2023-2024 Scholarship

The Scholarship Application submission period for the 2023 DC Metro Area Scholarship is now open.  Submit applications before 11:59 pm EDT on March 31, 2023. 


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2023 Fundraisers

Our 2023 fundraisers are underway! We welcome your support via individual & corporate donations and sponsorships. Help to raise monies for student scholarships & outreach, and the AAMU Marching Maroon & White band's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.


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2nd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Early Registration is open!

The Washington, DC Alumni Chapter of Alabama A&M University is hosting the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 19, 2023,  at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville, MD.

Tee up for a cause and help support deserving students achieve their academic aspirations. Golfers will shotgun start at 9:00 AM.


Maroon & White Meet Up

Busboys & Poets K Street

Thursday, March 30th (5-8pm)


The Membership Services Committee (MSC)

is hosting a casual happy hour at Busboys & Poets, 450 K Street NW, WDC 20001. Happy hour prices start at 4pm, so you’re welcome to come early. This is an opportunity to reconnect those collegiate relationships, network and demonstrate love for our HBCU!


A&M needs your vote before March 26th!!

You can vote multiple times a day…or night: Retool Your School | Powered with Purpose

Home Depot has increased the grand prize to $150,000 for 2023.

 Upcoming Planned Events in 2023

  • April 28th: Happy hour at the Park on 14th (DC)

  • June/July: Summer Cookout (more to come)

  • September: NOVA winery bus tour (more to come)

  • September 30th: Homecoming vs Tuskegee University

  • October/November: --THE BONFIRE at Butler’s Orchard (Germantown)

  • December: Holiday party (more to come)

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Sign up to use  the Washington D.C. Alumni Chapter's AmazonSmile link when you make purchases. Amazon donates 0.5% of purchases using AmazonSmile to AAMU.  

The steps for signing up: 


1.  Go to

2.  Click on "you name" top right of page

3.  Go to "Settings" 

4.  Select "your AmazonSmile"


5.  Select "Change your charity"

6.  Enter "80-0359984"

7.  Select "Alabama A&M University Washington DC Alumni Chapter"


Now, whenever you want to order anything from Amazon, make sure you go to


This will ensure the donation goes to the AAMU WDC Alumni Chapter.  Amazon donates 0.5% of purchases using AmazonSmile to AAMU. 

In the News


ROTC Prepares for 50th Anniversary

For more information, contact MAJ Zachary Moore at (256) 372-4772.

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Henry Panion III chosen for Alabama Music Hall of Fame induction


AAMU Fall Commencement 2022

Congratulations to the AAMU Fall Class of 2022!

More photos courtesy Jerome Saintjones:

University News

Congratulations to AAMU 1st Place Winners!

7th Annual AMIE Design Challenge 

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Black Engineer of Year Award (BEYA) 

The 2023 BEYA was held in Washington, D.C. AAMU engineering and computer science students competed against 12 different teams from other HBCUs.

Chick-Fil-A is on Normal's Hill! 

AAMU President Visits Alumni Chapters and Returns with Holiday Gifts


AAMU President Daniel K. Wims visited alumni in Washington, D.C.  The Alabama A&M University Alumni Association-Washington, DC Metro Chapter held its Holiday Party on Dec. 10 and presented Wims and AAMU Vice President for Marketing, Communication, & Advancement, Mr. Jamal Ali, with checks totaling $10,000.


Thank you, and Go Bulldogs!

President Wims attends the White House HBCU Conference

AAMU President Dr. Daniel K. Wims and his Cabinet attended the 2022 White House HBCU Conference.  They had an opportunity to meet with leaders from the Washington, DC Metro Area Alumni Chapter.

Back Row:  V.P. Majed Dweik (Economics & Research), Jackie Robinson (Special Advisor to the President), V.P. Jamal Ali (Communications, Marketing, & Advancement), Provost John Jones (Academic Affairs), and President Wims.

Front Row:  DeMarcus A. Lewis (Chapter President),  Henrika Buchanan (President's Council President), Anetra Withers (Former Chapter President), Princess L. Martin (Chapter V.P.), and Leticia Drakeford (Regional V.P.)

Student Outreach Mixer at Homecoming 2022


The Scholarship Committee hosted the on- campus Student Outreach Mixer during the 2022 Homecoming week.Students met each other and alumni for pizza in the Wellness Center.Each student introduced themselves, each alumni shared motivating and encouraging words of advice, and all the students got to know each other.They each received a $25 gift card.We have 98 students from the DMV attending the AAMU.OUR DMV Family!


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