Whether you’re a current student of the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University or you’re interested in the possibility of enrolling with the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University in the future, simply continue reading to discover three exciting positive pieces of news, which Kevin Rolle Alabama shares – and has made local headlines in the past couple of weeks.
Recent Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University News:
1. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University’s student-based band scores an invitation to play at the Rose Bowl
The annual Tournament of the Roses Parade, which takes place in California each year, has invited the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Marching 100 Band to play in the 2019 Rose Parade, which has been scheduled for the 1st of January 2019. This is the first year that the university’s marching band has been honored with such an invitation.
The invitation comes directly from the parade’s organizer Gerald Feeny, who sought to invite a diverse selection of universities to take part in the annual parade. Including universities who boast a culturally diverse student body such as Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, which has a history of being a predominantly African American university.
2. TV star judge Greg Mathis visits the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University to speak to students as part of Black History Month
Greg Mathis who once served as a district court judge in Michigan and is best known for his syndicated reality tv series “Judge Mathis”, recently visited the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University campus as part of the university’s Black History Month celebrations.
Judge Mathis held an inspiring talk about his successful career at the university’s Knight Center, in a hope to motivate the university’s students to follow in his footsteps or to trail blaze their own path, in their chosen career field. The free talk was widely attended by a diverse mix of students and attracted students of all backgrounds, not just African American students. Which showed that the experiences of African American professionals can inspire individuals from all walks of life.
3. The Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University welcomes the 6th annual scholarship bus
Recently the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University welcomed the 6th annual scholarship bus to campus. You may be surprised to read that the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University has granted 858 students with scholarships over the years, which amounts to an investment of more than $16 million dollars. Which shows the universities commitment and dedication to fostering education and helping underprivileged individuals gain access to a high-quality education.
Over the years the university has helped changed hundreds of individuals lives by making attending college and earning a professional degree a viable option.
During the annual scholarship bus tour to the campus, new scholarship students were given a tour of the campus, ahead of their first semester at the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, later this year.
The Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University has had a phenomenal start to the year, not only has the university attracted inspirational guest speakers such as Judge Greg Mathis but the university’s marching band has also scored an invitation to the 2019 Rose Parade and the university has awarded more than $16 million dollars of scholarships.