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2022 Pressroom Archives
Step Sing, the annual song-and-dance show, sponsored by the University Program Council at the University of North Alabama, is set for Thursday through Saturday at Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus. The show will start at 7 p.m., and doors will open at 6 p.m.
On Friday, Jan. 27, the University of North Alabama will host the inaugural Alabama Higher Education Science of Reading Symposium that is designed to bring together faculty from across Alabama to share research, best practices, and ideas for supporting the science of reading with preservice and inservice teachers.
The MBA program in the Sanders College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama is, for the seventh consecutive year, ranked as the largest in the State of Alabama, according to data gathered by the Birmingham Business Journal. With more than 1,000 students enrolled in the MBA program, it leads the next nearest institution by more than 200 students.
The College of Business and Technology and University of North Alabama faculty and staff are saddened to hear of the passing of Dean Emeritus Dr. Kerry Gatlin on Dec. 11, 2022.
University of North Alabama graduate Chris Halvorson’s novel, Kaitlyn’s Wheel, a science-fiction teen romance, is being published by Bancroft Press.
The University of North Alabama has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management as part of the Federal Academic Alliance, making UNA among fewer than 30 post-secondary institutions in the country to offer a higher education at a reduced tuition rate to the more than 2 million federal government employees.
As students in the College of Education and Human Sciences prepare to graduate in December, they will have an opportunity to participate in the first-ever Teacher Candidate Pinning Ceremony that will take place Friday, Dec. 9 at noon in Norton Auditorium, just before that evening’s commencement.
The Anderson Bike Program launched this fall at the University of North Alabama as a new transportation initiative designed to provide an additional means of getting to and from campus.
FLORENCE, AL – The University of North Alabama’s Department of Entertainment Industry is presenting the second John Paul White “Home for the Holidays” concert Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Norton Auditorium on UNA’s campus. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the show will begin at 7 p.m.
In Fall 2022, the University of North Alabama was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the 8th Best College for Veterans among Regional Universities South. According to the publication, which releases these lists annually, the ranking reflects the institutions that participate in federal initiatives that assist veterans and active-duty military pay for and complete their degrees.
University of North Alabama students, faculty, and staff can add their Mane Card to their Apple Wallet or Google Pay and use their iPhones, Apple Watches, or Android Phones to access campus buildings, purchase meals, and more in a convenient, safe, and secure way.
Senior-level students in the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of North Alabama will take part in a multi-patient simulation with medical residents from the North Alabama Medical Center.
The third Tiny Cubs Community Baby Shower, sponsored by the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions, is set for Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Harrison Hall on the University of North Alabama campus.
Dr. Matthew Schoenbachler, a Professor of History at the University of North Alabama, has been approved for leave for the Fall 2023 semester.
Dr. Robert Leslie Potts, former president of the University of North Alabama, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. He was 78. “Robert’s life was a celebration of the causes he held dear – from his leadership at the University of North Alabama to his role as long-time advocate for diversity in our state and our region,” said UNA President Dr. Ken Kitts.
Dr. Katie Owens-Murphy, an Associate Professor of English and Graduate Coordinator at the University of North Alabama, has been approved for leave for the Fall 2023 semester.
The Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion at the University of North Alabama will observe National First-Generation Celebration Day Nov. 8, which coincides with the signing of the Higher Education Act of 1965 that defined the first-generation college student for the first time.
The University of North Alabama has been named one of the best schools for online higher education in healthcare by EduMed.org. UNA’s online programs in the medical field earned top honors for their overall quality, affordability, and commitment to student success.
Enrollment at the University of North Alabama has topped 10,000 for the first time in institutional history, with gains across all student types. University officials credit this Fall 2022 semester growth to an ongoing strategic, intentional, and diversified enrollment strategy as well as to Fall 2 beginners in several online graduate programs, the online Bachelors of Business Administration, and elsewhere.