UA Students Receive U.S. Fulbright Program Awards

May 18, 2022

  by Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs Tuscaloosa, Ala. – The University of Alabama is celebrating student achievements in the Fulbright Program. Five University of Alabama students have received Fulbright Student Research Awards and 10 have won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Awards for the 2022–2023 academic year. Three students have won […]

Realizing the Dream Committee Announces Combined Lecture Series and Performing Arts Event

March 30, 2022

by Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — For the first time in Realizing the Dream history, Shelton State Community College and Stillman College will host back-to-back presentations. On Monday, April 4, cultural historian Wil Haygood will chronicle the time leading up to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., laying […]

26 Named Semifinalists for U.S. Student Fulbright Program

February 16, 2022

Twenty-six University of Alabama (UA) students have been named semifinalists for the U.S. Student Fulbright Program. Their applications will now be forwarded to their respective host countries around the world for further consideration. Students selected as finalists will receive a Fulbright award and could live abroad as teachers, graduate students, or researchers for the 2022–2023 […]

Realizing the Dream Committee Announces 2022 Events and Activities

January 5, 2022

by Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Realizing the Dream planning committee, consisting of representatives from Shelton State Community College, Stillman College, the Tuscaloosa chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and The University of Alabama are excited to announce the 2022 Realizing the Dream events and activities. […]

UA Announces Success for Annual UA United Way Campaign

November 5, 2021

by Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs University faculty and staff, as well as United Way of West Alabama (UWWA) and partner agency representatives, gathered on the Gorgas Quad October 14 — a picture perfect day — to learn the giving total for the annual UA United Way Campaign. The Capstone College of […]

UA Students Win Fulbright Awards

May 12, 2021

by Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs Note: This story was updated Oct. 27, 2021 to reflect the addition of Matthew “Drake” Southern as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award recipient.  Tuscaloosa, Ala. – A University of Alabama student has received a Fulbright Student Research Award and five students have won Fulbright English […]

Council Hosts 15th Annual Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

May 6, 2021

UA Recognized as Student Fulbright Awards Top Producer; Sets University Record

February 22, 2021

TUSCALOOSA — For the fifth time in six years, The University of Alabama was recognized as a Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. Additionally, the 2020–2021 cohort sets a new University record with 17 students receiving Fulbright Award offers. “We are immensely proud of our student Fulbright scholars, all of whom have earned […]

UA Announces 2021 Virtual Realizing the Dream Events

January 15, 2021

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — “The show must go on” is one of the most familiar expressions in showbiz, and despite COVID-19, that is exactly what will be happening during the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Realizing the Dream celebration. While the two most familiar components — the annual concert and legacy banquet — will not occur […]