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2016 - 2018 National Alumni Board Members
William Johnson, President
Reginald Hunter, Vice President
E. Charles Thomas, Treasurer
Yolande Penn, Secretary
Kathleen Caldwell, Member At Large
Sue Fountaine, Member At Large
Melvin Jefferson, Member At Large
Joycia C. Ricks, Immediate Past President

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Dear Alumni, Friends and Supporters:


President's Letter to The Alumni  April 1, 2016



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June 22, 2017

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“The ASU National Alumni Association does not object to the revised Mission Statement resulting from the consolidation of Albany State University and Darton State College.  The fact of the “HBCU”   term itself not appearing or not being included in the new mission statement, does not mean, in any way, nor does it imply or infer that Albany State University is no longer a “Historically Black College or University”.  Such designation/distinction is based in law and no revision or modification of its mission statement changes this fact”.

----The Higher Education Act of 1965 codified the HBCU designation for all such Colleges/Universities established prior to 1964.  These Colleges and Universities had an intention of primarily serving the African-American community and such designation does not change as a result of changes in student make-up or mission change. . . .



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LDC The Mission of the Legal Defense Coalition is
to prevent the demise of Georgia’ s Historically Black
Colleges and Universities (State HBCUs), the Board of
Regents of the University System of Georgia must be
forced by court mandate to elevate the State HBCUs to
status equal to other universities by ceasing its
discriminatory mismanagement practices of inequitable
funding, disregarding the State HBCUs’ capital improvement
needs, limiting and impeding the
State HBCUs ’missions, needlessly duplicating programs
to the detriment of the State HBCUs,failing to duplicate
programs when needed by State HBCUs, and failing to
establish professional, specialized and doctoral degree
programs within the State HBCUs. To find out more about
the LDC and donate towards the legal fund, click here: 


News Releases From the University



ASU recognized as #1 Public HBCU in Georgia

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Donal Ware, host of the national sports talk show FROM THE PRESS BOX
, which airs on SiriusXM Channel 141 and 142 as well as radio
stations across the country including WASU-FM 92.7 in Albany Saturdays
from 9-10 a.m.

2017 Soul Train Cruise

March 4 -11, 2017


Celebrate on the 5 Anniversary Soul Train Cruise
(Only 25% of the Cabins are Available)


The Soul Train Cruise has become the "homecoming'' event for fans of classic R&B
music. You'll enjoy an incredible sun-soaked Caribbean itinerary on this musical
family reunion while reconnecting with old friends and the music you love.

Book Now by calling 800-756-4795 & using promo code ASUNAA

• A portion of your cabin purchase will go toward supporting your school
and/or alumni association.
• You will enjoy exciting onboard activities, cocktail parties and events, where
you will have the opportunity to represent your school and interact with
other alumni.

Sail with R&B Superstars on the Soul Train Cruise 2017
The Soul Train Cruise is back for 2017 and we'll be celebrating our 5th Anniversary with style on the Celebrity Summit®
visiting exciting new ports of call. The cruise features live performances by Kool & The Gang, Chaka Kahn,
Commodores, CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, Peabo Bryson, The S.O.S. Band, Midnight Star, Alexander O'Neal &
Cherrelle, Thelma Houston, Sounds of Blackness, Third World, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, The Intruders, Melba
Moore, Luther Vandross Tribute
, Host Tony Cornelius, original Soul Train Dancers and more!
It's the Soul Train Cruise departing from Fort Lauderdale, Saturday, March 4 to Saturday, March 11, 2017 on the
Celebrity Summit®, a beautiful ship with a modern elegance.
Enjoy 7 days of non-stop Love, Peace and Soul.
• Groove to more than 35 unforgettable live performances by the biggest names in R&B.
• Enjoy interactive celebrity events like panel discussions, wine tasting, cooking demonstration and more!
• Explore beautiful tropical destinations including Belize City; Cozumel and Freeport, Bahamas.
• Experience fabulous luxury cruising and world class service from Celebrity Cruise line.
Cabins start at just $1,775 per person and easy payment plans are available.
Contact: Ty Couey, President NHBCUAA,,
(301) 537-3917





The Albany State University Alumni Association is a Corporation, a legally recognized organization under the laws of the State of Georgia. The Association is classified as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization formed solely for philanthropic purposes.