UNA Pressroom

University Of North Alabama College Of Arts And Sciences Host Women In Stem Panel For Sunseri Speaker Series

Oct. 11, 2017

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

Bryan Rachal,

University Communications

FLORENCE, Ala.-The University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Sunseri Speaker Series will host a Woman in STEM Panel, Oct. 26 at 2p.m., in the Science and Technology Building, room 136.

The panel will feature five graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences at various stages in their careers. Included in the panel will be Anne Whitaker, the current chairman, president and CEO of KNOW Bio Respiratory LLC; Dr. Deborah Hellums, the immediate past director of fertilizer research at the International Fertilizer Development Center; Lacey Reinoehl, the vice president for Customer Experience at Lojix Software, LLC; Jessica Williams, an Environmental, Health and Safety Engineer with 3M; and Hannah Hopkins, who serves as a software developer for NASA.

The Sunseri Speaker Series is made possible through a generous donation from UNA alumnus David Sunseri, who sponsored the series at UNA in order to honor his latesister, Jennifer Leigh Sunseri.The series focuses on the integration of arts and creativity with the sciences to drive innovation.

There will be a networking reception immediately following the panel. This event is open to the public, but seating is limited.

To read the panelists' bios or to reserve your seat:https://tinyurl.com/STEMPanel-UNACOAS.


The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA also operates arenownedcollegiate athletic program in NCAA Division II's Gulf 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.