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Labor Day Classic

LDC18 Concert

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

2 - 4 p.m.
John Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom 
First Family Luncheon
Join the first family for a Jazz Luncheon featuring live entertainment and family fun.
6 - 10 p.m.
Dunn-Oliver Acadome Banquet Room
Omegas Celebrate 15
For more information, contact Dr. Howard Robinson II at (334)229-4491.

Monday, August 27, 2018

5:30 - 7 p.m.
Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorium
Inauguration of SGA President
Jaylon Picket, Alabama State University’s Student Government Association President will make his inaugural address to the student body and campus community.
7 - 11 p.m.
John Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom
SGA President's Ball
ASU students will celebrate their new leaders in a Classic ball with swag.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

5:30 - 7 p.m. President's Business & Community Reception
Sponsored by ServisFirst Bank
Invitation Only

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Noon - 1 p.m.
Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorium
Interfaith Assembly
Representatives of various religious communities will gather for prayer in support of the 15th President and the faculty, staff and students of Alabama State University.
3 - 5 p.m.
John Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom
HBCU Symposium
National experts and HBCU Presidents will take part in a forum to discuss issues relevant to higher education and the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

10 a.m.
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
Inauguration of Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr.
Experience the ceremony officially installing the 15th President of Alabama State University.
7 - 11 p.m.
Reception begins at 6 p.m.
Renaissance Montgomery
Inaugural Ball: A Benefit for ASU
An evening celebrating the official installation of Dr. Quinton T. Ross Jr. Proceeds will benefit the strategic initiatives of ASU.
Sold Out!

Friday, August 31, 2018

5 a.m.
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
Rickey Smiley Morning Show
Come out and be a part of the LIVE radio studio audience. It's FREE and open to the public!

Fans unable to attend can listen to the live broadcast on select Bluewater Broadcast stations, or visit
8 a.m.
Lagoon Park Golf Course

Tenth Annual James. A Shannon Memorial Golf Classic
For more information, please contact Dan Harris at (334)239-7351.
On-site registration 7 - 7:45 a.m.
Pre-registration deadline is August 16th 

9 - 11 a.m.
Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center
Breakfast of Champions
Sponsored by the ASU Department of Athletics.
Lagoon Park Golf Course
National Alumni Association Labor Day Golf Classic
A golf tournament showdown between ASU National Alumni Association and Tuskegee Alumni for Student Success.
Check-in 11 a.m.
Visit to register and to purchase sponsorships online.
For more information, please contact Erick Wright at
1 p.m.
Ralph David Abernathy Auditorium
Reuniting Student Leaders
3 p.m.
Tullibody Music Hall

Mighty Marching Hornets Reunion and Paver Installation
For more information about the pavers, please call (334)229-4563.
Please click HERE to purchase your paver. The deadline for purchase is July 6, 2018.

5 - 7 p.m.
Hornet Stadium
Bama State Pep Rally
The SGA-sponsored Pep Rally will get you ready to cheer the Hornets on to victory in the showdown against ‘Skegee. Hornets fans are invited to join in the fun!
5 - 7 p.m.
John Garrick Hardy Student Center Ballroom
50 Under 50 Awards Celebration
Invitation Only 
ASU recognizes the newest inductees into the 50 Under 50 Class of 2018, which celebrates alumni who have demonstrated significant achievements in their professions and/or in public service.
8 - 11 p.m.
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
Labor Day Classic Concert
90s Hip Hop sensation Bell Biv Devoe headlines an evening of entertainment that also includes Guy and Juvenile.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

5 p.m.
The ASU Stadium
2nd Annual Labor Day Classic ASU/TU Football Game

Sunday, September 2, 2018

2 p.m.
The ASU Stadium
Battle of the Bands
$15 in advance; $20 day of the event. Check back for dates tickets will become available at the ASU Ticket Office.
4 - 8 p.m.
Gates open at 3 p.m.
River Walk Amphitheatre
Nat King Cole Jazz Festival
Hosted by WVAS
Round out your classic week with an outdoor jazz/blues festival near the banks of the Alabama River. Bring your lawn chairs, and enjoy a relaxing evening of great entertainment.


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