UNA's Homecoming date has been set, and the nominations are open for the 2024 Homecoming award winners.

UNA Homecoming Date Set; Alumni Award Nominations Open

Apr. 08, 2024

Michelle R. Eubanks , UNA, at meubanks@una.edu, 256.765.4392

FLORENCE, AL – Homecoming weekend at the University of North Alabama has been set for Oct. 11-12. Shine On, Gold has been selected as this year’s theme in honor of the ongoing comprehensive campaign to raise $100 million for the University.
In addition to the regular schedule of festivities, including the football game, parade, and reunions, the third Homecoming Alumni Celebration will take place Oct. 11 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center. The Lions will take on Abilene Christian University at Braly Stadium, with the kickoff time to be announced at a later date.
“Homecoming is such a special time of year,” said Justin “Bishop” Alexander, UNA’s Director of Alumni Relations at UNA. “On campus, student groups have the opportunity to participate in a variety of events and activities; UNA’s alumni and friends cap off the week with our annual celebration and full day of events. Homecoming just may be the best time to be a Lion!”
Alexander also said that nominations for 2024 alumni awards are open until May 31 and may be submitted at this link. Winners will be announced this summer. The categories are:
·      Lifetime Achievement
·      Alumni of the Year
·      Community Service
·      Educators of the year – K-12 and Higher Education
·      Staff Alumni Service
·      Faculty Alumni Service
·      Friend of the University
·      Military Service
·      Public Service
·      Young Alumni

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: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/