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The University of North Alabama Foundation Endowment has topped $53 million, which marks a doubling in size of the endowment in the last 10 years. This is the largest growth the endowment has experienced since its inception in 1980.
The annual Martin Luther King Jr., Remembrance March on the University of North Alabama campus will take place at noon Monday, Jan. 17. Participants are asked to gather on the front steps of the Wendell W. Gunn Commons for a brief welcome and program.
Today, January 11, is Founders’ Day at the University of North Alabama, a day dedicated to the institution’s founding in Colbert County in 1830 and solidifying UNA’s place as Alabama’s oldest four-year, state-chartered university. This year’s Founders’ Day was marked with an event for students as well as a mural unveiling that took place in Collier Library in honor of the ongoing Year of the UNA Woman.
The Small Business Development Center Network, at the University of North Alabama, and part of the statewide Alabama SBDC Network housed at the University of Alabama, has been awarded full accreditation through 2026.
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UNA's Enrollment Breaks Records, tops 8,800 Students for First Time
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...More Info
University of North Alabama Celebrates 150 Years of Admitting Women
FLORENCE, AL - When she thinks back on her years as an undergraduate at the University of North Alabama, Ann Berry can pinpoint the moment that changed her life. An on-campus dinner with then-UNA President Dr. Robert Guillot and U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin and a phone call later, Berry, who graduated in 1978, would be on staff with Sen. Heflin for the remainder of his career. Those early years are among what led to her appointment in March as the first African-American Secretary of the Senate and only the eighth woman to serve in that role...More Info
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John Paul White gets his groove back after COVID bout of writer's block
Jan. 19, 2022 - The Daily Times
'Stuff A Lion' a hit with UNA students
Jan. 13, 2022 - TimesDaily
UNA commemorates Founders’ Day
Jan. 12, 2022 - WHNT
Mural commemorates 'Year of UNA Woman'
Jan. 12, 2022 - TimesDaily
Get your Chronic Wasting Disease questions answered at public meeting
Jan. 11, 2022 - WHNT
5 paths to a prosperous future in 2022 with UNA's College of Business and Technology
Jan. 11, 2022 - Bham Now
Recovering 17th-century Indigenous lives and voices
Jan. 06, 2022 - 4StateNews
Limestone native elected president-elect of Birmingham Bar
Jan. 06, 2022 - The News Courier
PFMA Board Welcomes McLanes Charles Irons
Jan. 06, 2022 - CStoreDecisions
Drake State, UNA sign learning agreement
Jan. 06, 2022 - Redstone Rocket
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