Collier Library has migrated the University of North Alabama institutional repository of scholarly research to the Ubiquity Press system, an open-source software with support, making UNA among the first in the United States to make the transition to this new platform.
2021 Pressroom Archives
The Planetarium on the University of North Alabama campus is opening its doors for the annual Christmas program, “Mystery of the Christmas Star,” on Dec. 16-18 at 7 p.m.
Officials with the University of North Alabama and Drake State Community and Technical College have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will benefit all Drake State graduates seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at UNA.
Four graduates from the recent commencement ceremonies at the University of North Alabama received the Keller Key. The Keller Key is awarded at each commencement to graduating seniors who have earned the highest scholastic achievement. Recipients of the award are selected by a committee comprised of faculty, staff, and students.
The University of North Alabama has been awarded top ranking status by Intelligent.com, a website that provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs across the United States. UNA was ranked among thousands of public institutions listed as part of the comprehensive research guide based on an assessment of more than 2,200 accredited colleges and universities.
The ChemE Car team from the University of North Alabama has placed third in the National ChemE Car Competition that took place recently in Boston. The team bested groups from much larger institutions from the southeast and the nation.
The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of North Alabama is leading the state when it comes to growth among teacher education majors and number of graduates, filling in-demand teaching positions at all levels throughout the region and state.
The Human Resources MBA program in the College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama has been named for Lyons HR, LLC, a Florence-based Human Resources Company. Founded by Bill Lyons, a UNA graduate and Executive Chairman of Lyons HR, the gift is a nod to his years as a student and the quality education he received.
Fall commencement at the University of North Alabama is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 11, with Secretary of the U.S. Senate Sonceria “Ann” Berry ’78 and Dr. Kimberly A. Greenway ’91, Vice President of Student Affairs, serving as the guest speakers for the ceremonies which will take place in Norton Auditorium.
The University of North Alabama Alumni Book Club was launched in Fall 21 after alumni and friends expressed an interest in seeking new ways to engage with the University. Through the book club, alumni are able to connect with the campus and to students through a shared interest in literature and book discussion.
Through the establishment of the Guizhou University-University of North Alabama International College of Engineering and Technology, on the campus of Guizhou University, officials at the University of North Alabama and Guizhou University, in Guizhou, China, have initiated an innovating partnership that will benefit students at the graduate and undergraduate levels with their degree attainment. Guizhou University (GU) is a Top 100 Chinese research university, with more than 60,000 students enrolled.
University of North Alabama sophomore, Claire Hendrickson, of Anniston, was crowned Miss UNA on Saturday evening at Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus. Hendrickson will move on to compete for the title of Miss Alabama.
In direct collaboration with industry partners, including the Shoals Economic Development Authority and other state and local governmental entities, the University of North Alabama has committed to doubling the size of its Computer Science suite of programs during the next three to five years.
A partial lunar eclipse will take place early on the morning of Nov. 19, and the Planetarium at the University of North Alabama will have a public observing event with telescopes for people to view and photograph the eclipse from 1-4 a.m.
The Ecuador Ministry of Production has engaged the Agile Strategy Lab at the University of North Alabama to launch a new initiative for scaling sectors in their industrial economy, making Ecuador the first country to incorporate the Strategic Doing model of training taught at the Agile Strategy Lab.
FLORENCE, AL - International Education Week at the University of North Alabama kicks off Monday, Nov. 15 with events and activities that will take place on campus and in the community through Thursday, Nov. 18...
FLORENCE, AL - Opera and Musical Theatre at the University of North Alabama will be performing “Ciao Firenze” on Friday and Saturday at the Stone Lodge on the UNA campus...
FLORENCE, AL - The Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions on the University of North Alabama campus had a community baby shower for expectant mothers in the Shoals. The Tiny Cubs Community Baby Shower took place Nov. 6 in Harrison Hall at UNA, and more than 35 local expectant mothers took part in the inaugural event...
FLORENCE, AL - The University of North Alabama is home to the state’s longest-running on- campus food bank. The Pantry, primarily housed in the Office of Student Engagement in the Guillot University Center with a secondary location in Rice Hall, supports the basic needs of the UNA community and raises awareness about the growing issue of food insecurity on college campuses...
FLORENCE, AL - Enrollment at the University of North Alabama has broken all previous enrollment records set at the institution as it tops 8,800 students for Fall 2021. This marks the 11th consecutive term of record enrollment, and it sets UNA apart from other universities in Alabama, making it by far the fastest-growing university in the state...