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Una, Alfa Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

Sep. 19, 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 - The University of North Alabama and Alfa Insurance signed a Memorandum of Understanding in an on-campus ceremony today that will benefit Alfa employees who want to further their education. "Alfa Insurance is proud to partner with the University of North Alabama in equipping employees for success," said Chris Burgreen, Alfa Insurance District Sales Manager. "UNA's commitment to academic excellence and leadership development mirrors Alfa's values. We have deep roots in this community and are excited to offer employees an opportunity to learn, grow, and serve through the UNA experience. Alfa has a rich history of investing in education through scholarships, vocations programs, and teacher recognition. We look forward to building on this legacy by helping members of the Alfa family achieve their education goals at UNA." Burgreen was among those who signed the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of Alfa Insurance. The partnership is effective immediately, and employees may work through their Human Resources Department to take advantage of this benefit. "UNA is extremely proud to forge this relationship with Alfa," said Dr. Ross Alexander, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. "Both organizations are committed to the Shoals and helping residents and Alfa employees achieve their educational goals." 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/