The Human Resources MBA program in the College of Business and Technology at the University of North Alabama has been named for Lyons HR, LLC, a Florence-based Human Resources Company. Founded by Bill Lyons, a UNA graduate and Executive Chairman of Lyons HR, the gift is a nod to his years as a student and the quality education he received.
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Fall commencement at the University of North Alabama is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 11, with Secretary of the U.S. Senate Sonceria “Ann” Berry ’78 and Dr. Kimberly A. Greenway ’91, Vice President of Student Affairs, serving as the guest speakers for the ceremonies which will take place in Norton Auditorium.
The University of North Alabama Alumni Book Club was launched in Fall 21 after alumni and friends expressed an interest in seeking new ways to engage with the University. Through the book club, alumni are able to connect with the campus and to students through a shared interest in literature and book discussion.
Through the establishment of the Guizhou University-University of North Alabama International College of Engineering and Technology, on the campus of Guizhou University, officials at the University of North Alabama and Guizhou University, in Guizhou, China, have initiated an innovating partnership that will benefit students at the graduate and undergraduate levels with their degree attainment. Guizhou University (GU) is a Top 100 Chinese research university, with more than 60,000 students enrolled.
University of North Alabama sophomore, Claire Hendrickson, of Anniston, was crowned Miss UNA on Saturday evening at Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus. Hendrickson will move on to compete for the title of Miss Alabama.
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Una's Enrollment Breaks Records, Tops 8,800 Students For First Time
FLORENCE, AL - Enrollment at the University of North Alabama has broken all previous enrollment records set at the institution as it tops 8,800 students for Fall 2021. This marks the 11th consecutive term of record enrollment, and it sets UNA apart from other universities in Alabama, making it by far the fastest-growing university in the state...More Info
University Of North Alabama Celebrates 150 Years Of Admitting Women
FLORENCE, AL - When she thinks back on her years as an undergraduate at the University of North Alabama, Ann Berry can pinpoint the moment that changed her life. An on-campus dinner with then-UNA President Dr. Robert Guillot and U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin and a phone call later, Berry, who graduated in 1978, would be on staff with Sen. Heflin for the remainder of his career. Those early years are among what led to her appointment in March as the first African-American Secretary of the Senate and only the eighth woman to serve in that role...More Info
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Birmingham became the Magic City thanks to an ancient bacteria
Dec. 01, 2021 - Marietta Daily Journal
ARC Hosts 21st Annual Appalachian Teaching Project
Dec. 01, 2021 - The Bradford Era
UNA alumnae to speak at commencement ceremonies
Dec. 01, 2021 - TimesDaily
Where Graduate Enrollments Are Booming
Nov. 30, 2021 - The Chronicle of Higher Education
UNA degree programs curbing "brain drain"
Nov. 21, 2021 - WAFF48
Claire Hendrickson is crowned Miss University of North Alabama
Nov. 21, 2021 - TimesDaily
University of North Alabama crowns new queen
Nov. 20, 2021 - CBS42
Annette Taddeo has overcome a cleft lip, 'socialista' label; can she beat Ron DeSantis?
Nov. 19, 2021 - Daytona Beach News Journal
UNA celebrates 150 years of women students—plus generous new scholarships
Nov. 15, 2021 - B'ham Now
The University of North Alabama celebrates Veterans Day
Nov. 11, 2021 - WAFF48
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