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Bowden Express Touring Alabama May 11-13

Apr. 30, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

New head coach appearing at UNA alumni events in Birmingham, Montgomery and Decatur

FLORENCE, Ala. - New University of North Alabama head football coach Terry Bowden is making a three-day sweep through the state of Alabama May 11-13, with appearances at alumni functions in three cities. At each stop, Bowden will speak and visit with guests at a UNA-hosted scholarship dinner or breakfast. His appearances include:

  • The Greater Birmingham Area (Jefferson and Shelby counties) Scholarship Dinner, 7 p.m. May 11 at The Club
  • The Greater Montgomery Area (Southeast Alabama) Scholarship Dinner, 7 p.m. May 12 at the RSA Activities Center
  • The Decatur/Morgan County Scholarship Breakfast, 7 a.m. May 13 at the Decatur Country Club
"This is a grass-roots effort by alumni in each of these cities to help provide scholarship funds for students in their areas," said Carol Lyles, UNA director of alumni relations. Bowden will be joined by the UNA Jazz Combo and vocalist Coleen Burns for the events in Birmingham and Montgomery. In addition to his successful coaching career, Bowden has earned acclaim as a motivational speaker and a college football television and radio analyst. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in accounting from West Virginia University. He has also earned a Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University School of Law. These are free events, but registration is required. Attendees may register at www.una.edu/alumni or by calling 256-765-4201.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/