UNA Business Society Students Recognized at State Conference




By Guy McClure

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama College of Business students had a successful trip April 7 and 8 at the annual Phi Beta Lambda State Conference this year. 14 College of Business student chapter members traveled to Birmingham to compete with collegiate institutions throughout the state […]

UNA’s first African-American student to speak at Spring Commencement

Wendell Wilkie Gunn (’65)

By Bryan Rachal

FLORENCE –Wendell Wilkie Gunn (’65) will serve as the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement speaker Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m., and 2 p.m., in Flowers Hall.

In addition to speaking at both events, Gunn will be the recipient of an honorary […]

UNA Brings Masterpiece to the Stage


By Carole Maynard

FLORENCE – Masterpiece. That is the word Dr. Terrance Brown, director of opera at UNA, uses to describe Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohéme,” UNA Opera’s spring 2017 production.

“‘La Bohéme’ is known as the epitome of operatic culture,” said Brown, “and this is our time […]

Geography’s Fleming Builds Remote Operated Submarine For Underwater Research at UNA

FLORENCE, Ala. – Dr. Jonathan Fleming said he is human like everyone else when it comes to finding inspiration for ways to enhance hands-on learning. Fleming, who currently serves as an assistant professor in the Geography Department, has introduced a new tool to his classes, a remoted controlled submarine.


UNA Gains Two New Professors in Special Education Field

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s College of Education and Human Sciences has two new professors in special education.



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.