The American Council on Education has named The University of Alabama’s Graduate Parent Support program as the 2014 recipient of its State Network Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education. The award will be presented to Dr. Cori Perdue, director of GPS and UA Graduate School programs, at the Women’s Network Leadership Council reception, part of ACE’s 96th annual meeting in March in San Diego.
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Students in The University of Alabama’s department of advertising and public relations recently brought home a number of awards from the 2013 AAF-Tuscaloosa American Advertising Federation Awards.
Marketing students from The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce recently raised funds and helped build a Habitat for Humanity home in Tuscaloosa for the second year in a row.
A group of University of Alabama ROTC cadets will travel to Montevallo Monday, Feb. 17, to participate in the dedication of the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village.
A new Miss University of Alabama will be selected at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. Marking 40 years as a preliminary competition for the Miss Alabama and Miss America titles, the 2014 Miss UA pageant will feature 17 students vying for the crown in the categories of private interview, swimsuit-physical fitness, talent, evening wear and on-stage question. The winner will receive numerous gifts, including a full-tuition scholarship and book scholarships for her year of service, and she will also represent UA at the 2014 Miss Alabama Pageant in Birmingham in June.
A student studying electrical engineering at The University of Alabama was one of seven students in North America selected for a national scholarship.
The University of Alabama College of Engineering will offer two new degrees in architectural engineering and environmental engineering, beginning this fall, to meet the growing opportunities for engineers with those specialties.
The University of Alabama’s Books for the Black Belt program will donate more than 1,400 books Friday, Feb. 7, to school libraries in Marion County.
Thirteen sororities and fraternities at The University of Alabama are teaming up to host a philanthropic event, Jam for St. Jude, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Sigma Nu fraternity house on campus. The event, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is open to the public. Cost is $6 at the door.
The University of Alabama’s First Year Experience within the Division of Student Affairs will offer three sessions of Camp 1831 in August.