Birmingham Area Tuskegee University Alumni
To pay dues, make an online contribution to the Parade of Clubs, or make a contribution to the local BATAA Scholarship Foundation, select the "Donate" button shown below.
May Alumni Meeting
The May alumni meeting will be held on the third Sunday (May 20) instead of the second Sunday due to Mother's Day being on the second Sunday.
Happy Mother's Day to all ladies!
Local Founder's Day Celebration
Birmingham Area Tuskegee alumni celebrated Founder's Day on March 25, 2018 with a program at St. Paul AME Church, Smithfield. Several members of the Tuskegee University Administration were speakers, including Regina Burden, Vice President for Student and Enrollment Management, Harold "Kippy" Tate, vice President for Facilities and Construction and Krystal Floyd, Development Director. A reception with refreshments was held after the program. See photos.
Tuskegee alumni participated in the recent HBCU picnic held at George Ward Park. See the photos below.
Tuskegee National Nursing Assoc. Cruise
The Tuskegee National Nursing Alumni Association is sponsoring an alumni cruise October 14 - October 21, 2018. See cruise overview, booking form 1, and booking form 2. Additional information can be found on the web page of the Association at more information.
A revised membership form has been developed and is now in effect. It now has three membership levels: Basic Tiger - Membership only; Crimson Tiger - A Basic Tiger with a certain designated contribution level to the Parade of Clubs and Club Scholarship; Golden Tiger - A Basic Tiger with a certain designated contribution level to the Parade of Clubs and Club Scholarship. The form can be accessed by the Membership link on this page's menu.
Payments and contributions can now be made online by clicking the donate button on this page.
2018 Scholarship Contributions
Contributions to the Birmingham Area Tuskegee Alumni Scholarship Foundation (BATASF) for the scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school student who plans to attend Tuskegee University in the fall of 2018 are now being received. Contributions are tax deductible. Check contributions may be mailed to the club's post office box shown on the top of this page or made at the upcoming club meeting on May 20. Checks should be made out to BATASF. Contribution can also be made online using the "Donate" button on this page. When using this method, note that the donation is for the scholarship.
Tuskegee University Tour
Tuskegee University alumni Ralph and Deidre Sims took 29 Carver High School (Birmingham) students and 3 administrators, including Tuskegee alumna Cecelia Phillips, to tour the Tuskegee University campus on October 31, 2017. The tour guide was Senior Mechanical Engineer major, Reginald Battle, who did an awesome job. See photos.
On Monday, August 7, the Birmingham Area Tuskegee Alumni Association held its annual Freshman Reception in the Fellowship Hall of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. Incoming freshmen, parents, current Tuskegee students and alumni enjoyed fellowship, fun, and food. Event photos
Christmas Party Date
The rescheduled date of the alumni Christmas party is December 22. The time of 7-11 p.m. and the Bessemer Civic Center venue remains the same. See you there.
2017 TNAA National Day of Service
The Tuskegee National Alumni Association's National Day of Service was observed by the Birmingham Area Tuskegee Alumni Association on April 29. As in 2016, its project was "Saving Plastic to Help Save Lives", that involved saving plastic water bottles and other recyclable friendly plastic to support a program for the early detection of breast cancer.
L to R are Corey, Zellean Maddox, Mercedes Arrington, James Arrington and Lysandra Maddox.
Bottom row, L to R are Mercedes Arrington, Lysandra Maddox, and Zellean Maddox. Top row, left to right are James Arrington and Robert Maddox
L to R are Robert Madox, Zellean Maddox, Mercedes Arrington, James Arrington and Lysandra Maddox.
18th TNAA Convention
The 18th Biennial Convention of the Tuskegee National Alumni Association will be held August 2-5 in Westchester, Ohio. Housing for convention delegates will be at the Holiday Inn. Click here for the registration deadlines and fees. To register and pay the registration fee online, see online registration. Registration can also be completed and mailed using the registration form.
2017 Scholarship Recipients
The Birmingham Tuskegee Alumni Association held its annual scholarship program on June 11 in the Fellowship Hall of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. Scholarships were awarded to students in the Birmingham area who plan to enter Tuskegee University as freshmen in the fall 2017 class. Receiving the Birmingham Tuskegee Alumni one-time scholarship was Juanita January of Ramsay High School. Receiving the Horace and Barbara Huntley Scholarship was Jonathan Thornton of Shades Valley High School. Receiving the Robert and Mildred Dickerson Scholarship was Trevor Baldwin of Thompson High School. Receiving the Birmingham Tuskegee Alumni four year scholarship was Taelor Allen of Huffman High School.
Tuskegee University Annual Report
The latest Tuskegee University Annual Report (2015-2015) has been published. See the annual report.
Homecoming 2017 will take place on October 28 where Tuskegee will take on Central State. See the entire football schedule.
2017 Football Schedule
Tuskegee University has published its 2017 football schedule. The football rivalry with Alabama State will resume on September 2 at Alabama State. Tuskegee will play Jackson State in the 5th Quarter Classic in Mobile, AL on October 14. See the entire football schedule for a listing of all games.