University of North Alabama graduate Avery King has been selected to be a part of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30, an elite recognition program and philanthropic fundraising competition that showcases the city’s most active young professionals, all of whom are under the age of 30. The program also benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its work to understand and help find a cure for cystic fibrosis.
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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and, in recognition of it, the University of North Alabama Chapter of Student Veterans of America and the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to implement “Operation: We Remember.”
The University of North Alabama is one of the best colleges to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For program. This is the fourth time UNA has achieved “Great Colleges to Work For” recognition since 2010.
The latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report are out, and the University of North Alabama has achieved its highest rankings to date, climbing in three key categories, including Top Public Schools in the South, Most Innovative Schools, and Best Colleges for Veterans.
University of North Alabama graduate Stuart McGregor has been named the Fisheries Conservationist of the Year in a ceremony that took place at the annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards Ceremony. McGregor was one of several to receive an award from among different conservation-focused professions. Recipients are selected from a pool of candidates nominated from citizens or colleagues who recognize the contributions of the awardees.
Dr. Greg Carnes, Dean of the College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama, has worked with Wiley to co-author Fundamentals of Taxation for Individuals, a tax accounting textbook, the publisher’s first textbook on this topic that launched in classrooms nationwide this fall.
The State of Alabama is known for its many successes in college football, with teams at every level dominating the sport nationwide. As thousands of fans gather this weekend to support their favorite teams as they take the field, here are some additional points of pride for University of North Alabama Lions fans.
Jackson Holbert loves everything about being on the water. There is a peace about being in a boat on one of the many rivers in North Alabama, his fishing gear in hand and his teammate by his side. And like all good fishermen, he has lots of stories to tell which are, as far as this listener can tell, true.
The waning global Covid-19 pandemic illustrated not just the need for more nurses and healthcare providers but the value of educating them to take on patient care at the bedside. In response to the ongoing nursing shortage, the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions has adapted its accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to include a hybrid mode of delivery so nursing students can manage the course load as well as their personal lives.
For the 14th consecutive term, the University of North Alabama boasts record enrollment, with more than 9,500 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and credential programs at the institution. This number reflects greater than a 12 percent rate of growth from Fall 2021 and denotes increases across all student types – freshmen, transfer, international, online, and graduate.
Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Nursing pre-licensure track in the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of North Alabama received some additional technology on their first day of classes. As part of the Apple One-to-One initiative, these students received an iPad preloaded with apps to assist them in their coursework.
Officials with the University of North Alabama and North Alabama Medical Center today have signed a learning agreement that establishes the NAMC Scholars Program. In an on-campus ceremony, representatives from UNA and North Alabama Medical Center, or NAMC, made the program official.
As part of the University of North Alabama’s successful reclassification to full Division I status from the NCAA, the UNA Athletic Department has revealed an enhanced brand identity that includes refreshed word marks and logos to help propel the Lions into this new era.
The University of North Alabama has been notified by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors that it has successfully completed all reclassification requirements and has been elected to active Division I status effective with the 2022-23 academic year. The Board’s action concludes North Alabama’s four-year reclassification period from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I and officially grants the University access to Division I membership benefits, including full NCAA post-season eligibility beginning this fall.
Winners of the 2022 Homecoming awards have been announced by officials at the University of North Alabama. Homecoming is set for Sept. 22-24.
In a first-of-its-kind event, alumni and friends of the University of North Alabama are invited to return to campus and the Shoals for a special Alumni Celebration set to take place Friday, Sept. 23 as part of the weekend of Division I Homecoming events. The Alumni Celebration will begin at 6 p.m. at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center, with the Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau as the presenting sponsor.
More than 300 students will graduate as part of the University of North Alabama’s summer commencement ceremonies set to take place Saturday in Norton Auditorium. Simpson Russell, a member of the UNA Board of Trustees and former president pro tempore, is set to provide the address for both ceremonies.
A number of University of North Alabama alumni have secured their party’s nominations at the primary level in both state and federal elections, with final races set to take place in November.
FLORENCE, AL – Today, Leo and Una, the costumed student mascots from the University of North Alabama, have taken up residence in the offices of the Colbert and Lauderdale License Commissioners, reminding motorists to consider organ donation as they renew their vehicle registrations and update their drivers’ licenses.
After a nationwide search, officials at the University of North Alabama have announced that Dr. Kathleen (K.C.) White has joined UNA as the Vice President for Student Affairs. Her tenure began July 1.