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A Look Ahead to 2017

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Author: Timothy C. Ervin

Release Date: Dec 13, 2016

With 2016 coming to a close, there’s a lot to look forward to in the New Year. Here are some expected highlights for 2017:


Below is a list of opportunities for you to engage with Alabama State University. The spring semester calendar is full of activities; and coming in September, you won't want to miss the return of the ASU/Tuskegee rivalry in the inaugural Marion Nine Invitational football game. 

Happy Holidays!

Alabama State University Calendar of Events


Basketball – Grambling St. vs. ASU                           Jan. 2
Spring Faculty Conference                                         Jan. 4
Basketball – Jackson St. vs. ASU                              Jan. 4
New Graduate Student Orientation                            Jan. 5
New Student Orientation                                            Jan. 6
Classes Begin                                                            Jan. 9
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – University Closed    Jan. 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation                            Jan. 19

Basketball – Alcorn University vs. ASU                      Jan. 21
Basketball – Southern vs. ASU                                  Jan. 30


Black History Month                                                    Feb. 1-28
Founders’ Day Convocation                                       Feb. 3
Basketball Mississippi Valley vs. ASU                        Feb. 6
Basketball Alabama A&M vs. ASU                             Feb. 11
Valentine’s Day       Feb. 14
C.L.A.S.S. Distinguished Lecture                               Feb. 20
Basketball – Texas Southern vs. ASU                        Feb. 25
Basketball – Prairie View A&M vs. ASU                     Feb. 27


Battle of the Bands                                                     March 4
Spring Career Fair                                                      March 10
HBCU STEM Summit                                                 March 12-14
University College Freshman Honors Program          March 16
Research Symposium                                                March 15-16
Spring Holidays                                                          March 20-24


All State Band Festival                                              April 8
Criminal Justice Career Fair                                      April 10
Easter Holiday                                                           April 14-16
Honors Convocation                                                  April 21
Greek Step Show                                                      April 29


Alumni Orientation Brunch                                        May 12
Spring Commencement                                            May 13
Mother’s Day                                                             May 14


Marion Nine Invitational Weekend Tuskegee University vs ASU football Sept. 1-4


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