Athens-Limestonr Chamber of Commerce President Pammie Jimmar and University of North Alabama President Dr. Ken Kitts sign a Learning Agreement that will benefit all full-time employees of Chamber member businesses.

UNA, Athens-Limestone Chamber of Commerce Ink Deal to Benefit Chamber Member Businesses

Apr. 25, 2023

Michelle R. Eubanks , UNA, at, 256.765.4392

FLORENCE, AL – The University of North Alabama and the Athens-Limestone Chamber of Commerce have recently signed a learning agreement that will benefit all full-time employees of Chamber member businesses who are interested in pursuing any online, on-campus, graduate, or undergraduate degree with a tuition scholarship from UNA. 

“We’re so excited to have the opportunity to partner with the University of North Alabama,” said Pammie Jimmar, President of the Athens-Limestone Chamber. “We really value their commitment to training and educating our future workforce, while also providing valuable opportunities for employers to collaborate and connect with students. We look forward to working with them to better our community and support our future leaders.” 

The partnership between UNA and the Athens-Limestone Chamber of Commerce is effective immediately and expected to benefit the more than 515 member businesses and their employees. 

“It is fitting that the fastest-growing and most innovative university in Alabama will provide educational solutions for firms in the fastest-growing community in the state. I could not be more pleased with this partnership,” said Dr. Ross Alexander, UNA’s Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN 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. For more: and