Chambers Contributes $100,000 to Establish History Professorship

Dr. Richard Chambers of Montgomery has contributed $100,000 with the intent to establish The Richard Leon Chambers Endowed Professorship. Additional funds have been pledged from his estate. The professorship will be endowed when it reaches the minimum level of $500,000 and will be used to employ a scholar who specializes in Middle Eastern culture and… Read more »

Pam McCollough Honors Parents with Scholarship

Pamela J. McCollough, of Katy, Texas has contributed more than $35,000 to establish The Doris and Joe McCollough Endowed Scholarship, named in honor of her parents. The endowment will fund scholarships for full-time undergraduate students in the College. McCollough is a native of Enterprise, Ala. She earned bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and English from The… Read more »

Professor Robin D. Rogers Establishes Chemistry Scholarship

Dr. Robin D. Rogers, holder of the Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and a Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry at UA, has contributed $50,000 to establish the Robin D. Rogers Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry. The scholarship will provide funds for Department of Chemistry graduate students who graduated from The University of Alabama with a bachelor’s… Read more »

Rutledge Contributes More Than $18,000 to Painting Scholarship in Honor of Parents

Jerry Otwell Rutledge of West Hollywood, Calif. has contributed more than $18,500 to the Vernon and Eugenia Rutledge Endowed Painting Scholarship. The scholarship, established in 2009 to honor his parents, provides scholarships to students majoring in studio art with a concentration in painting in the Department of Art and Art History. Rutledge, a 1963 graduate… Read more »

Holznagel Estate Establishes Scholarship in Biology

A gift of more than $30,000 from the estate of Wallace E. Holznagel Jr. has established The Wallace E. Holznagel Jr. Scholarship in Biology to support student scholarships in the Department of Biological Sciences. Holznagel, originally from Chattanooga, Tenn., graduated from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Penn. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy… Read more »

Family of Zachary Day Establishes Fund to Support Religious Studies Lecture Series

Charles L. Day, father, and Dr. Nancy R. Campbell, stepmother, of the late Zachary Daniel Day, have given $15,000 to establish a support fund to honor the memory of their son. The Zachary Daniel Day Memorial Support Fund will support lectures in the Department of Religious Studies that address topics related to image, myth, and… Read more »

Alumni Bring Talent to the Stage and Screen

The College’s Department of Theatre and Dance and School of Music have long received regional and national acclaim for the talented performers they produce. Three young alumni—Jake Boyd, Katie Burton, and Krista Adams Santilli—through their work on both the stage and the screen are enhancing that reputation. Jake Boyd (musical theatre, 2010) A Tuscaloosa native… Read more »

Cybersecurity Expert to Deliver Mills Lecture

UA Alumnus Gary Fowlie Discusses Global Internet Trends From the October 2013 Desktop News | Gary Fowlie, a UA alumnus and head of the liaison office of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to the United Nations, will lecture on “Cybersecurity or Cyberthreat? – Balancing Human Rights and Economic Growth in Our Virtual World” Oct 24 at 11… Read more »

From UA to Africa

Alumnus Uses Philosophy Degree in Peace Corps From the 2013 Celebrating Excellence | Coming from Ozark, Alabama, to Tuscaloosa to attend The University of Alabama, Korey McLeod was like many new undergraduates. He was young, ambitious, and ready to start the higher education journey. But beyond this vague notion of upward movement, he had no idea where… Read more »