2 new facilities open at Alabama A&M – here’s what to know

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The new Event Center is one of two new facilities that opened at Alabama A&M last week. (Alabama A&M University)

November has been a big month at Alabama A&M University, as the school opened two new facilities on its campus — a new Event Center and a Welcome Center — within the last two weeks.

Chekc out these new facilities on campus!

Welcome Center

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The Welcome Center is another of Alabama A&M’s new facilities. (Alabama A&M University)

The Welcome Center, located at the southeastern quadrant of the intersection of Meridian Street and Chase Road, will house the Office of Admissions, meeting rooms, an additional campus unit and includes a Chick-fil-A restaurant. 

The $7.6 million structure will also house retail space, commercial restaurants and an executive conference area.

The ribbon cutting for this facility was held Thursday, November 17. Check out more photos here.

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The new Welcome Center opened right before Thanksgiving. (Alabama A&M University)

Event Center

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The Event Center will be the venue for a wide range of sporting events. (Alabama A&M University)

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the 135,000 square-foot, 6,000-seat Event Center, located on Memorial Parkway between Louis Crews Stadium and the Huntsville Police Department’s North Precinct, was held Friday, November 18.

The 6,000-seat facility will be the venue for a wide range of sporting events, university ceremonies and numerous activities offered by the campus and community. See additional photos here.

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The event center has a 6,000-seat capacity. (Alabama A&M University)

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Michael Seale
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