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University Of North Alabama, Russellville Hospital Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

Aug. 28, 2019

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

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at meubanks@una.edu, 256-606-2033 or 256-765-4392 FLORENCE, AL - Officials with the University of North Alabama and Russellville Hospital have today signed a learning agreement that will benefit hospital employees and their dependents. "Russellville Hospital is excited about our partnership with the University of North Alabama," said Christine Stewart, Chief Executive Officer of Russellville Hospital. "The University's support of healthcare providers in Northwest Alabama is to be commended. We greatly appreciate UNA making these scholarships available to our employees and their dependents." The Memorandum of Understanding was signed as part of an on-campus event Wednesday, attended by officials from Russellville Hospital as well as Alabama State Representative and UNA alum Jamie Kiel. The partnership is effective immediately, and employees may work through their Human Resources Department in order to take advantage of this benefit. "Educating healthcare providers is part of the mission of UNA, and we're pleased to have this partnership with Russellville Hospital," said Dr. Ross Alexander, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. "Both entities - UNA and Russellville Hospital - are committed to supporting rural healthcare now and in the future." About The University of North Alabama 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/ About