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UNA Continues ‘Light the Fountain” Tradition March 16

FLORENCE, Ala. – The unseasonably warm temperatures have made it feel like spring on the University of North Alabama campus. However, to officially kick off the season, the UNA Student Government Association (SGA) and the University continue a new campus tradition, “Light the Fountain.”

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UNA Professor Honored with Nation’s Highest Geography Teaching Award

FLORENCE, Ala. – Dr. Michael Pretes, University of North Alabama professor of geography, is the 2017 recipient of the American Association of Geographers Distinguished Teaching Honors.

The AAG is the largest academic and professional organization for geographers in the United States, and it awards honors in several categories for “outstanding accomplishment.” Its Distinguished Teaching […]

McKinneys make million dollar donation to UNA in honor of mom

Ms. Connie McKinney

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama College of Education and Human Sciences announced Thursday that the Human Environmental Sciences Department will now be known as the Connie D. McKinney Department of Human Sciences, Hospitality, and Design.

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Judge Glenda Hatchett to host MLK program at UNA

Judge Hatchett

The UNA Campus will host its annual Martin Luther King program on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, featuring former TV personality and Judge, Glenda Hatchett.

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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 modern […]

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 schools […]

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.

 

 

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UNA’S DARVELL HARRIS SIGNS NFL CONTRACT WITH SEAHAWKS

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.

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UNA Band to Perform Concert

 

By Carole Maynard, UNA Department of Music

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Bands, directed by Dr. Lloyd Jones and Dr. Tracy Wiggins, will present the annual President’s Concert on Friday, April 29, 2016, at 7 p.m. in Norton Auditorium. The performance will be a musical dedication to President Ken […]

University of North Alabama Partners with FreightCar America

 

Freight Car America

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama and FreightCar America are partnering to enhance UNA’s student learning environment. FreightCar America recently announced that it is providing UNA’s College of Arts and Sciences with new laboratory equipment that will be integral to the college’s brand-new Engineering Technology program.

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