Barrett named LaGrange Eminent Scholar

Doug Barrett Ph.D.

FLORENCE, Ala.- University of North Alabama College of Business Dean Gregory Carnes is pleased to announce that Dr. J. Doug Barrett has been appointed as the LaGrange Eminent Scholar of Business. Barrett will continue to serve as the Department Chair of Economics and Finance and as the Director of the Institute […]

UNA Needs Volunteers as Move-in Weekend Approaches

By Dominic Summerhill

FLORENCE, Ala. – Move-in weekend, or “Unpack the Pride” as it’s known around campus, will take place Aug. 17-19 at the University of North Alabama.

“Unpack the Pride,” is the period when returning students move back into the residence halls on campus. Since all freshmen are required to live-on at UNA, […]

UNA’s Anderson College Of Nursing Posts Highest NCLEX Pass Rate Among Public Universities In Alabama


By Dominic Summerhill

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s Anderson College of Nursing posted the highest NCLEX pass rate out of all the public universities in Alabama.

According to the third quarter first time NCLEX pass rate report, the Anderson College of Nursing at UNA boasts an NCLEX pass rate of 97.5 […]

Program Potts helped establish 20 years ago at UNA benefiting students today


FLORENCE, Ala. – October 6 marks the 20-year anniversary of the Presidential Mentors Academy (PMA) at the University of North Alabama and faculty and staff are working diligently to celebrate the milestone.

In honor of the anniversary, the PMA will celebrate with “A Night of Class and Elegance, Celebrating 20 Years of Success,” […]

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 […]


FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama’s transition to NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) status in 2018 is already renewing old rivalries for the Lions as UNA has signed a contract with Alabama A&M to play the Bulldogs in 2018 and 2019.

North Alabama and Alabama A&M played annually from 1975 […]

University of North Alabama Makes Chronicle of Higher Ed List of Private Gifts Thanks to McKinney Donation

Ms. Connie McKinney

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama is among some impressive company, ranking #57 on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list: Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education (May 2017).

The ranking came in response to a recent $1 million gift made by brothers Joe McKinney and Chester McKinney Jr., in […]


KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The University of North Alabama men’s golf team begins its quest for an NCAA Division II National Championship on Monday as the Lions compete in a 20-team field at the Reunion Resort. The 20 teams will compete for three days, with the top eight teams advancing to match play on Thursday. […]

University of North Alabama Recognizes Turris Fidelis and Keller Key Recipients During Spring 2017 Commencement.



FLORENCE, Ala. – Graduating senior Natasha N. Thomas of Autaugaville, Alabama was the recipient of the coveted Turris Fidelis and Keller Key Awards during spring commencement Saturday at Flowers Hall on the University of North Alabama campus.

The Turris Fidelis Key – awarded on the basis of outstanding service to the university, […]


CLEVELAND, Miss. — The University of North Alabama dropped a 5-2 decision to West Alabama in the third round of pool play at the 2017 Gulf South Conference Baseball Tournament, leaving the Lions one win shy of playing in Tuesday’s championship game.

Both North Alabama and West Alabama finished 2-1 in pool play but […]