The scholarship was established in honor of President Breaux s late father, Alex J. Woodley II, a renowned track and field coach. Your gift will inspire generations of students to run the race to excellence in academics and athletics.
On April 12, 2018, Bowie State University celebrated the historic Inauguration of Dr. Aminta H. Breaux as its 10th president and first female president in the university’s 153-year history. A week of activities brought together the university community with the broader community to focus on President Breaux’s Racing to Excellence vision.
Dr. Breaux was officially installed as the 10th president of Bowie State University, followed by a campus-wide reception. View Photos
Inaugural Dance Concert
Bowie State paid tribute to President Breaux with a special dance concert featuring performances by students from BSU, the Paula Brown Performing Arts Center and Center for Visual and Performing Arts at Suitland High School. View Photos
BSU celebrated outstanding scholarship at a symposium highlighting student, faculty and staff research and creative works. View Photos
Bowie State in the Community
Excellence Matters: An Artistic Experience
BSU students showcased their talents in an open mic exhibition of creative expression portraying what academic excellence means to them. View Photos
The Bowie State community reflected on the evolution of the university's leadership. Yohance Maqubela, son of activist Dick Gregory, gave the keynote address guest speaker. View Photos
Racing to Excellence Scholarship Gala
The black-tie gala celebrating President Breaux's Inauguration benefited the Racing to Excellence Endowed Scholarship. R&B and funk legends, The S.O.S. Band provided live entertainment. View Photos
Pre-inaugural Gospel Concert
Patrick Lundy & the Ministers of Music headlined the Gospel choir showcase, along with Stellar Award winner and BSU alumnus Phillip Carter & the Sounds of Victory, the Largo and Oxon Hill High school choirs, and the Bowie State University Gospel Choir. View Photos