Alabama State University

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Alabama State University (ASU) is a public historically black university in Montgomery, Alabama.wikipedia
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Montgomery, Alabama

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Alabama State University (ASU) is a public historically black university in Montgomery, Alabama.
In addition to housing many Alabama government agencies, Montgomery has a large military presence, due to Maxwell Air Force Base; public universities Alabama State University, Troy University (Montgomery campus), and Auburn University at Montgomery; two private post-secondary institutions, Faulkner University and Huntingdon College; high-tech manufacturing, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama; and many cultural attractions, such as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

William Burns Paterson

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In 1878, the second president, William Paterson, was appointed.
He is chiefly known as an educational provider, being involved in establishing Alabama State University.

Marion, Alabama

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Alabama State University was founded in 1867 as the Lincoln Normal School of Marion in Marion.
The associated Lincoln Normal University for Teachers moved to Montgomery and became Alabama State University.

Gwendolyn Boyd

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She served as president of Alabama State University from 2014 to 2016, and was previously national president of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority from 2000 to 2004.

WAPR

The early 1990s witnessed the beginning of WAPR-FM (Alabama Public Radio), which Alabama State University and Troy University, both of which already held station licenses of their own, cooperated with the University of Alabama in building and operating.
The station is jointly owned by the University of Alabama, Alabama State University, and Troy University and is operated by UA as part of the Alabama Public Radio network.

Alabama State Hornets football

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The Alabama State University Department of Athletics currently sponsors men's intercollegiate football, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, track and cheerleading, along with women's intercollegiate basketball, soccer, softball, bowling, tennis, track, volleyball, golf and cheerleading.
The Alabama State Hornets are the college football team representing the Alabama State University.

Alabama State Hornets basketball

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The Alabama State University Department of Athletics currently sponsors men's intercollegiate football, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, track and cheerleading, along with women's intercollegiate basketball, soccer, softball, bowling, tennis, track, volleyball, golf and cheerleading.
The Alabama State Hornets basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama, United States.

WVAS

WVAS-FM was launched on June 15, 1984, beaming 25,000 watts of power from the fifth floor of the Levi Watkins Learning Center for two years before moving to its current location at Thomas Kilby Hall.
WVAS (90.7 FM) is a jazz-music formatted radio station in the Montgomery, Alabama, market licensed to the Alabama State University.

Lincoln Normal School

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Alabama State University was founded in 1867 as the Lincoln Normal School of Marion in Marion.
As a result, the teacher training function was relocated to Montgomery where it became Alabama State University.

Southwestern Athletic Conference

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Sports teams participate in NCAA Division I (FCS – Football Championship Subdivision for football) in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), which it joined in 1982.
Arkansas AM&N exited in 1970 and Alabama State University entered in 1982.

Bama State Collegians

The Bama State Collegians is a big band jazz orchestra sponsored by Alabama State University.
The Bama State Collegians is a student jazz orchestra made up of students at Alabama State University.

Honda Battle of the Bands

The band has been invited several times to the Honda Battle of the Bands and has been nationally recognized.

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

In the 1930s, the ensemble was directed by noted jazz trumpeter Erskine Hawkins, an inductee of both the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

Give It 2 U

They were invited to appear in the "Give It 2 U" music video and live performance with artists Robin Thicke, Kendrick Lamar, and 2 Chainz.
The video is set on a football field and features a cameo by Thicke's son, Julian Fuego, as well as college dance teams from Albany State University and Alabama State University.

Alabama State Hornets and Lady Hornets

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The Alabama State Hornets and Lady Hornets represent Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama in intercollegiate athletics.

Magic City Classic

The Magic City Classic is an annual American football "classic" that features Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, the two largest historically black universities in the state.

Rose Parade marching bands

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In 2019, the marching band performed in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year's Day.

Historically black colleges and universities

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Alabama State University (ASU) is a public historically black university in Montgomery, Alabama.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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Founded in 1867, ASU is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Black Belt (region of Alabama)

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WAPR-FM 88.3—Selma's signal reaches the region known colloquially as the Black Belt, about 13 counties in the west central and central parts of Alabama, including the city of Montgomery.

Biomedical engineering

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Due to Alabama State offering only one engineering degree program (B.S. in Biomedical Engineering), the university established a dual degree engineering program with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) that gives qualified ASU students automatic admissions into UAB's undergraduate engineering program.

Engineering

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Due to Alabama State offering only one engineering degree program (B.S. in Biomedical Engineering), the university established a dual degree engineering program with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) that gives qualified ASU students automatic admissions into UAB's undergraduate engineering program.

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Due to Alabama State offering only one engineering degree program (B.S. in Biomedical Engineering), the university established a dual degree engineering program with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) that gives qualified ASU students automatic admissions into UAB's undergraduate engineering program.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

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ASU undergraduate students who successfully complete the program will receive a STEM related bachelor's degree from ASU and an engineering bachelor's degree from UAB in approximately five years.