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UNA's Summer Commencement Graduates more than 300

Jul. 31, 2021



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

FLORENCE, AL - Summer commencement ceremonies at the University of North Alabama took place Saturday at Norton Auditorium, with the graduate student ceremony at 9 a.m. and the undergraduate student ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Approximately 340 students applied for graduation, and around 230 participated in Saturday’s event.

The Keller Key is awarded at each commencement to the graduating senior(s) who has achieved the highest scholastic standard while at UNA. One student was honored for her academic achievement. She is:

  • Meleah Kim Hargett, of Hayden, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. On a 4.00 scale, her grade point average is 3.68. 

Minimal COVID precautions were in place during the ceremony as graduates and guests were encouraged to use self-responsibility. Graduates were allowed a maximum of six guests, and the graduate and their guests were required to check in as a group.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs through the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; 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 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.

For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/.

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/