But I know this: The man is willing to risk his job over whatever it is he believes he’s found. That adds a bit of credibility to his accusations. And a little credibility is all he needs, because let’s not pretend there isn’t a belief out there among the general public — whether it’s spurred by actual facts or by ignorance or racism — that ASU’s financial dealings over the years haven’t exactly been pure. And there have been a few occurrences that have lent credence to those beliefs.
Alabama State University President Joseph Silver addresses students after being placed on paid administrative leave by the ASU Board of Trustees.
“The only difference in the stadium that we have and any other stadium in the country are the amount of seats we have,” Thornton said. “As far as the technology is concerned, this stadium is second to none.”
Courtesy of ‘Thee F Club,” here’s a profile of the Alabama State University Honey Bees dance line – one of a handful at HBCUs nationwide featuring plus-sized dancers.
Thee F Club is a premier web destination for HBCU content. I definitely recommend checking out their YouTube channel.
Nick Birdsong of the Huntsville Times today profiles a two-week run of success for Alabama State tailback Isaiah Crowell. After a slow start to the season against stout defenses in Bethune-Cookman, Mississippi Valley State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff, the Georgia transfer has ran for 276 yards and two touchdowns in wins against Texas Southern and Alcorn State.
Multiple media sources have confirmed that Alabama State University athletic director Stacy Danley has been placed on paid administrative leave by the university. Neither Danley or the university would comment on the reasons behind the leave, citing personnel protection policy.
The Montgomery Advertiser is today reporting that Alabama State transfer tailback Isaiah Crowell has not been made available to media since arriving on campus. And on advice from his attorney, that silence may hold for the rest of the season.
Thelma McWilliams Glass, an iconic planner of the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955, died last week at the age of 96. Glass was a graduate of Alabama State University, where she later worked as a professor of geography. The university held memorial services in her honor this week in the Dunn-Oliver Acadome.