FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama Athletic Department will hold its 4th annual UNA Color Run 5k and one-mile fun run on Saturday, April 8. The 5k will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the mile fun run at 9:15 a.m.


University of North Alabama Students Compete for Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships


FLORENCE, Ala. – It’s impressive for an institution to have one student named as a finalist for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The University of North Alabama has two, and this is the first time in the school’s history that any student has been up for the prestigious accomplishment.


Legendary rapper to speak at UNA

FLORENCE – Rapper and political activist Chuck D will speak at the University of North Alabama, Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., to discuss “Rap, Race and Reality.”


Authorities trying to identify suspect

CRIME OF THE WEEK – The University of North Alabama Police Department is looking for a man who tried to steal money from the school`s mascots. Just before 10-pm on December 31st most people were getting ready to ring in the new year.


UNA Now Offering Masters in Writing

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama is now offering a second graduate degree in English. Graduate students can now obtain an M.A. in Writing.


UNA men’s basketball adds Damion Ottman from Troy University

UNA’s new addition Damion Ottman

FLORENCE – University of North Alabama head men’s basketball coach Bobby Champagne has announced the addition of Damion Ottman to the program. After playing last season as a redshirt freshman at NCAA Division I Troy, the forward/poster player will have three years of eligibility at UNA.


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 […]

UNA fires music professor for sexual harassment

Fired UNA music professor Eddie Elsey Jr (Photo courtesy of UNA)

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-According to UNA administrators, they have fired music professor 38-year-old Eddie Elsey, Jr. for sexual harassment.