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.
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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.
Germanfest, an annual event sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Alabama, is scheduled for Oct. 12 from 12:30-2:30 in front of Wesleyan Hall on the UNA campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Three representatives from the University of North Alabama have been selected by The Council on Undergraduate Research for the 2022-2023 Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR) Program. Dr. Cindy Stenger, a Professor in the Department of Math, along with Olivia Morris, a biology major, and computer science major Luke Terwillinger have titled their project “Characterizing our DNA Exceptions, or CODE.
The University of North Alabama has set a record for fundraising, securing $22,865,000 in the most recent fiscal year, which officially concluded Sept. 30. Among the other highlights from the year is the growth in the donor base for a second consecutive year, and the largest gift in the history of the College of Business and Technology was secured, according to UNA officials.
The third Pawloween event, sponsored by the Town and Gown Task Force on behalf of the City of Florence and the University of North Alabama, is set for Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. until noon in downtown Florence.
Kilby Laboratory School, on the University of North Alabama campus, has been ranked No. 1 in Best Public Elementary School Teachers in Alabama for 2022-2023, according to a report released by Niche, a national education research group.
For the second year, the College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama will sponsor the Black-Owned Business Expo of the Shoals. The Black Business Expo will take place Oct. 22-23 at the North Alabama State Fairgrounds in Muscle Shoals. First Metro Bank is also a major event sponsor.