Alabama State Receives $500K Grant to Fight Cancer in Black Communities

Alabama State is the second public university in the state to ban smoking on campus in as many weeks (with Auburn).

Alabama State University today announced receipt of a $500,000 grant to research and raise awareness of prostate and colorectal cancer, specifically in African-American and other minority communities.
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Alabama State Patents Virus-Fighting Nanotechnology

Alabama State is the second public university in the state to ban smoking on campus in as many weeks (with Auburn).

Researchers in Alabama State University’s Center for Nanobiotechnology Research (CNBR) have been issued a patent for nanomaterial developed to treat RSV, a virus which causes respiratory illness in small children.
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Tuskegee Eminent Associates Pledge $2 Million to University

Members of the Tuskegee University Eminent Associates recently pledged $2 million to the university during its annual fall convocation. The pledge was initiated by a check presentation of $259,691, made by members of the Associates who have given $1,000 or more to the university.
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Alabama State Considers Termination of Food Services Contract with Gourmet; Gourmet Alleges ‘Shakedown’

Alabama State University and its food service vendor Gourmet Services are in a public battle over allegations of unsafe food conditions and unsavory demands for upcoming inaugural activities.
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Alabama A&M Professor Launches Renewable Energy Courses with NSF Grant

AL.com recently profiled Alabama A&M University mechanical engineering Professor Showkat Chowdhury, a recipient of a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create new undergraduate courses with a focus on renewable energy.
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Alabama State Receives $1 Million in S.T.E.M. Grants

Alabama State University recently announced the receipt of more than $1 million in federal funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) professional development and medical research.
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Stillman Receives $2 Million Donor Pledge; Largest in School History

Stillman College today announced a $2 million donor pledge, the largest in the college’s history.
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HBCU Digest Podcast Series – Alabama State Professor Dr. Kimberly Brown

Alabama State University Professor Dr. Kimberly Brown discusses her newest children’s book, ‘Queen Like Me,’ a motivational journey through the lives of Black women of power throughout history.
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Alabama State Marching Band to Star in Reality TV Series

The Mighty Marching Hornets of Alabama State University will bring a new accolade to halftime shows and band battles this fall; in January 2015, the band will star in its own reality television series on the A&E Network.
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Alabama State President to SCLC: ‘New Levels, New Devils’

Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd was a keynote speaker at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s annual women’s empowerment luncheon with words that resonated from Birmingham to Montgomery.  From the Montgomery Advertiser:
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