Development News

Scholarship Named for Larry Drummond

From the November 2014 edition of Desktop News | The Alabama Conservation and Natural Resources Foundation has donated $50,000 to the College of Arts and Sciences to establish a scholarship in memory of UA alumnus Larry Drummond. The scholarship was made possible from proceeds of the Alabama Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt fundraiser hosted by the… Read more »

Rising Tide Scholarship

Student-Led Campaign Seeks to Establish Scholarship for Students in Need What would you do if you could be Dean of The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences for a day? Marcita Cole, one of more than 8,000 students who were asked the question via social media earlier this year, said she would provide… Read more »

E. O. Wilson Donates Awards to UA

From the May 2014 Desktop News | Two Pulitzer Prizes and a host of other international awards bestowed on Dr. Edward O. Wilson, the world’s most decorated scientist and a College of Arts and Sciences alumnus, were recently given to the College as an inspiration for generations of scientists to come. Wilson also gave $100,000… Read more »

Angelo Richard Spinola Estate Provides $6,000 Scholarship

Judith Ann Spinola, daughter of the late Angelo Richard Spinola, has donated $6,000 from the Spinola estate to the College to provide scholarship funds for a student pursuing a teaching career. Angelo Spinola was born in Agira, Sicily, and immigrated to the United States in 1921. In 1939 he received a bachelor’s degree from The… Read more »

Semmes Foundation Gives $100K to Geological Sciences Endowed Scholarship

The Semmes Foundation of San Antonio, Texas, has donated $100,000 to the Douglas Epps Jones–Geological Sciences Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to benefit students studying in the College’s Department of Geological Sciences. The Geological Sciences Advisory Board is a group of distinguished alumni and friends who play an active role in the… Read more »