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WDC Metro Alumni Local Events

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

View images from the event here.

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.

 

Visit us at https://linktr.ee/theaamuwdcalumni  for more information.  

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The Washington Nationals will host HBCU and Divine 9 Day on Saturday, August 19th at Nationals Park. $5 from each ticket sale will be donated to the DC Metro HBCU Alliance. If you are interested in attending and want to sit together, please reach out to me by July 24th

https://www.mlb.com/nationals/tickets/specials/college-day-series/hbcu

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The DC HBCU Alliance Gala will be held September 9th at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Tickets are $155 each.  Reach out to chapter to make payment to sit at AAMU table no later than July 24th to
mailto:  aamuwdcalumni@gmail.com


https://dchbcuaa.ticketleap.com/dc-hbcu-alumni-alliance-black-tie-scholarship-gala/

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In the News

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AAMU Fall Commencement 2022

Congratulations to the AAMU Fall Class of 2022!

More photos courtesy Jerome Saintjones: https://lnkd.in/gsum4XrX

University News

Congratulations Van!
 

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The light from Normal's Hill reaches far and wide. President Leticia Drakeford recognizes our very own Van Lane, ‘82, (third from left). Van was honored at the Monmouth County (NJ) Diversity Alliance’s Juneteenth Gala on June 19th. Congratulations, Van!

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A partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and four HBCUs (Alabama A&M University, Florida A&M University, Southern University, and Tuskegee University) is building on a decadeslong relationship between AAMU and the agency. The consortium is creating a pipeline and foundation for paths to forestry, ecology, agriculture and firefighting careers.

“These HBCUs have some of the top agricultural programs in the nation. So, it just makes sense to align our efforts and move together in the same direction,” said Stephanie Love, the USDA Forest Service’s national diversity student programs manager and #AAMU alumna. 

AAMU Upcoming Events
Homecoming and Class Reunion (celebrating classes ending in 3 and 8)

September 27-30: AAMU Class ReYOUnion
September 28: AAMU National Alumni Association Homecoming Golf Tournament at the Huntsville Country Club
September 29: AAMU National Alumni Association Homecoming Affair at the Huntsville Marriott
September 30: Homecoming Game AAMU v Tuskegee

The National Alumni Association's host hotel is the Huntsville Marriott. Currently, the room block is sold out. The University has a list of accommodations at other hotels in the area. Be sure to ask for the AAMU Alumni negotiated rate.

Magic City Classic
AAMU National Alumni Association Host Hotel: Redmont Hotel Birmingham. The last day to reserve a room under the AAMU MCC Room Block is October 7th. The Association is working to add Thursday, October 26th to the room block.


 

CONGRATULATIONS!  

AAMU wins $150,000 Home Depot HBCU Challenge!!!!

Congratulations to AAMU 1st Place Winners!

7th Annual AMIE Design Challenge 

At the 

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

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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!

Student Outreach Mixer at Homecoming 2022

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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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