“The AAMU Marching Maroon and White Band has enjoyed a long tradition of success,” commented Wright. “My goal is not to lean entirely on our past successes, but to work tirelessly to build upon our tradition and to improve in every facet of the band program at A&M.”Carlton J. Wright, Alabama A&M University Director of Bands
Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University are part of a statewide consortium of universities helping entrepreneurs launch small businesses in Alabama. The HBCUs are members of Alabama Launchpad, a business pitch competition that awards start-ups grants to businesses in the incubation stage.
AAMU and ASU are the only historically black colleges among the seven state institutions helping to fund the program.