NAA to Host 35th Biennial Convention at ASU

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ASU alumni from across the country will gather back at ‘O’ Mother Dear’ this summer to attend the National Alumni Association’s 35th Biennial Convention.

 By Timothy C. Ervin


Alumni from across the country are planning their pilgrimage back to the campus of Alabama State University on July 26-28, for the National Alumni Association’s (NAA) 35th Biennial Convention. The theme is “Building a Stronger Bridge”. 

 “The NAA Convention is another opportunity for the alumni and friends of Hornet Nation to gather together to revitalize and to focus on its mission: to promote and support the mission and goals of Alabama State University,” said Cromwell Handy, director of Alumni Relations.

 The convention will feature several events, including business sessions, an alumni reception / Gala, a Luncheon, Alumni Bowling outing, and more. 

Convention registration fees are $150 for non-delegate pre-registration, $200 for delegate pre-registration and $250 for on-site registration. Sponsorship opportunities also are available.

 A complete schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 25

1:00-3:00 PM Executive Board Meeting

4:00-7:00 PM Registration

6:30-9:00 PM Hornet Alumni Outing – Bama Lanes Bowling

 Friday, July 26

7:00-9:00 AM Alumni Workout

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Registration

10:00 AM-12:00 PM Community Service ASU Food Pantry/Montgomery

Area Food Bank

1:30 PM Delegate Seating

2:00-5:00 PM 1st Business Session – Communication Tools

6:00 PM Hornet Gala – My Place Uptown

Saturday, July 27

7:00-9:00 AM Alumni Workout

10:00 AM-12:00 PM 2nd Business Session

12:30 PM NAA Luncheon

2:00-5:00 PM 3rd Business Session – Recruiting Tools

5:00 Election

7:00 PM Hornet Alumni Game Night – Hilton Garden Inn

 Sunday, July 28

8:00-9:45 AM Life Member Breakfast – Hall of Teachers

10:00-12:00 PM

4th Business Session – Fundraising Tools


Click here to Register now

For more information contact Shannon Cloman, NAA 1st Vice President at 301-802-6941 or Eric Wright, NAA President at 404-783-0831.