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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 AND ALABAMA A&M TO RENEW FOOTBALL RIVALRY

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 […]

Holden Performs Concert for UNA Bands

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – Edsel Holden will present “What a Wonderful World,” a fundraising concert for UNA Bands, Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 2 p.m., in Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus.

Holden, who is a well-known name in the Shoals area, has performed fundraising concerts for the past 10 years, and he’s excited […]

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 […]

UNA’s History Department Offers Class Credit in Memphis

 

By Emily Craig

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s Department of History is headed to Memphis May 15-26.

Dr. George Makowski, professor of History at UNA, came up with the idea for the trip about a year ago, after he taught a two-day class for the Tennessee Geological Society in Germantown.

“We […]

University of North Alabama Summer Theatre Presents The Mountaintop

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Summer Theatre will present Katori Hall’s, The Mountaintop, June 29, 30, and July 1 at 7:30 p.m., and July 2 at 2 p.m. Performances will take place in the George S. Lindsey Theatre.

Directed by Charlton James, M.F.A., UNA’s associate professor of theatre, The Mountaintop is a […]

NEW BUSINESS HONOR SOCIETY AT UNA INDUCTS 25 STUDENTS

FLORENCE, Ala. – Recently, UNA’s College of Business inducted 25 students into their newly installed chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society. The induction ceremony honored the College of Business’ top Junior, Senior, and MBA students.

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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 […]