UNA Nursing School To Host White Coat Ceremony

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Anderson College of Nursing was one of two schools in Alabama to receive funding to host a White Coat ceremony.

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that 50 schools of nursing across the nation were selected to […]

Student Follows Dreams into a Career in the Music Business

By Dominic Summerhill

FLORENCE, Ala. – UNA student Tiera Leftwich grew up watching the Disney Channel like most teens, listening to the likes of Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers. However, it was hearing country music and Taylor Swift, that changed how she looked at the craft. Tiera, as she prefers to be called […]

UNA Summer Theatre Brings Back Alumnus for New Production


FLORENCE – Michael Baldwin, former UNA theatre student, is back in Florence for the summer theatre production ofThe Mountain Top.

The play is a fictional depiction of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on earth. The entire play is set in room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on the eve of […]

University of North Alabama Appoints New VPAA and Provost


FLORENCE, Ala. –Dr. Ross Alexander will become the next Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of North Alabama, effective July 1, 2017. Alexander was selected as the candidate of choice in a national search that yielded over 40 applicants for the position.


UNA Scores High Marks for Student Satisfaction

FLORENCE, Ala. –When it comes to the satisfaction of students, the University of North Alabama is better than most national and southern four-year public universities.


UNA Lions steam roll West Alabama, 45-7

LIVINGSTON, Ala. – North Alabama scored three first quarter touchdowns and the 19th ranked Lions rolled to a 45-7 Gulf South Conference road win over West Alabama at Tiger Stadium.


Music Icon Rick Hall to Receive Honorary Degree from University of North Alabama

Rick Hall



FLORENCE, Ala. – Officials with the University of North Alabama announced this weekend that music icon Rick Hall will be the recipient of an honorary doctorate degree from UNA. Hall is a legendary music producer known for founding FAME studios; he’s also credited as the founder of the […]

UNA Football Player Arrested

Dajzon Dukes

Dajzon Dukes

  Dajzon Dukes, 20, of Louisville, Kentucky was arrested for first degree robbery and burglary on Tuesday.



UNA Looks to Strengthen Partnership with Northwest-Shoals and Other Area Community Colleges

UNA President Dr. Kenneth Kitts hosts group of community college presidents.

UNA President Dr. Kenneth Kitts hosts group of community college presidents.


FLORENCE, Ala. – Officials from Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) were on the University of North Alabama campus Thursday afternoon for a special meeting. NW-SCC President Dr. Humphrey Lee and UNA President Dr. Ken Kitts met to discuss ways in which both […]

UNA bestows honors on gradutes

UNA President Kenneth Kitts and Dr. John Thornell awarded the Keller Key to Tyler Yasaka and Kaitlyn Nicole Wilson

FLORENCE – Graduating senior Nick Lang of Arab, Alabama was the recipient of the coveted Turris Fidelis Award during spring commencement Saturday at Flowers Hall on the University of North Alabama campus.


UNA’S Senior Running Back Signs with Ravens.





FLORENCE, Ala. — University of North Alabama senior running back Lamonte Thompson of Florence has signed a free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.





Darvell Harris

FLORENCE — University of North Alabama senior cornerback Darvell Harris of Chicago, Ill., has signed a free-agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.