Elizabeth “Ellie” Talbot and Eleanor “Ellie” Thompson, both University of North Alabama graduates from the Department of Foreign Languages, have received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. These awards represent the 13th and 14th Fulbright Scholars from UNA.
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The University of North Alabama has been named the new home of the annual BEST Robotics Competition, the premier national program with 50 local competition sites in 18 states throughout the United States. More than 850 middle and high schools, and more than 18,000 students participate in the annual competition that will take place in December.
A team of researchers from the University of North Alabama were selected by the Undergraduate Research Council’s inaugural Scholars Transforming through Research program.
Kilby Laboratory School on the University of North Alabama campus has been recognized by the Alabama State Department of Education as a Legislative School Performance Recognition Program School. The recognition was part of a ceremony that took place recently in Montgomery.
Following a highly competitive application process, University of North Alabama alum Brandon Sanders, who graduated in 2019 with his Bachelor of Business Administration, is one of 15 individuals nationwide to be selected by the U.S. Department of State for the notable Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship.
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UNA’s Department of Foreign Languages Produces Two 2023-24 Fulbright Recipients, Additional Premier Award Winners
Elizabeth “Ellie” Talbot and Eleanor “Ellie” Thompson, both University of North Alabama graduates from the Department of Foreign Languages, have received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. These awards represent the 13th and 14th Fulbright Scholars from UNA.More Info
Buchanan Appointed to UNA’s Board of Trustees
The Alabama State Senate has confirmed Gov. Kay Ivey’s appointment of Kyle Buchanan to the University of North Alabama Board of Trustees. Helen Keller Hospital President Kyle Buchanan will fill the unexpired term of Marcus Maples, who resigned his seat effective March 18. This is the at-large seat for the State of Alabama.More Info
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Alabama House committee approves $8.8 billion education budget
May. 24, 2023 - Alabama Reflector
UNA grad named Fulbright winner
May. 24, 2023 - TimesDaily
Labor fight continues at Amazon’s Bessemer facility; Marshall joins robocall lawsuit; UNA will host national robotics competitions; Brasfield & Gorrie celebrates topping out milestone of Raytheon facility in Texas
May. 24, 2023 - Business Alabama
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Helen Keller Hospital President appointed to UNA Board of Trustees
May. 23, 2023 - WHNT-TV
UNA named one of the new sites for national robotics competition
May. 23, 2023 - The Bama Buzz
UNA alum wins State Department IT fellowship
May. 20, 2023 - 256 Today
Buchanan becomes UNA trustee
May. 19, 2023 - TimesDaily
UNA administrator becomes Chadron president
May. 18, 2023 - TimesDaily
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May. 17, 2023 - The Guardian
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