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Una Marketing Program Recognized At National Conference

Apr. 22, 2019

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

FLORENCE, Ala. -A group of UNA students from the campus chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended its national conference in New Orleans. The trip was led by the chapter president, professional marketing with a sales concentration major Madison McNeely, and its executive vice president, management major and sales minor Cameron Johns. Faculty adviser Tim Butler accompanied them. AMA recognized the UNA chapter for outstanding performance in the area of professional development. In addition, AMA members Katy Harrington, Heather Minor and Cameron Johns were finalists in the Perfect Pitch Competition. Johns was also a finalist in the Role Play Competition finishing No. 2 overall among 60 competitors from 30 universities. He was also recognized among tens of thousands of student members across 388 university chapters as the No. 2 Sales Student of the Year. AMA is a professional association for individuals and organizations leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing knowledge worldwide. Their mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. -30- UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renownedcollegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN and Big South Conferences.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. https://www.una.edu/