UNA Pressroom

Una Campus Reopens After Bomb Search

Aug. 23, 2011



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

Safety officials have cleared the University of North Alabama campus to reopen following a bomb search. The university received a bomb threat around 1:30 this afternoon, prompting an evacuation of campus and search by University Police and community law enforcement agencies. Officials are investigating the source of the threats.

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The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia. UNA 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 Big South 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/