Internal and external communications and media relations on behalf of the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor and the senior administrative team of The University of Alabama System is handled through the Office of Communications and Community Relations under the direction of Vice Chancellor Kellee Reinhart.

Hewson Stock Gift to University of Alabama is Largest in UA History

UA--July 30, 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL - Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and her husband, James, have made a gift of $15 million to The University of Alabama to benefit the Culverhouse College of Business.

Four new facilities opening this fall at UAB

UAB--July 31, 2018

Birmingham, AL - A new group of freshmen is not the only change coming to the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus this fall. Four new facilities — UAB Police Department headquarters, the Collat School of Business, Intramural and Club Sport Field Complex, and the School of Nursing — will open to the public for the first times in August and September.

UAH gets distinguished research security award

UAH--July 31, 2018

Huntsville, AL - The University of Alabama in Huntsville has been chosen by the Defense Security Service (DSS) to receive the 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award.

School of Medicine to welcome 2018 incoming class at annual White Coat Ceremony

UABHS--Aug 1, 2018

Birmingham, AL - UAB's School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, in the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave. South.

NLN names UAH College of Nursing a 2018 Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

UAH--July 31, 2018

Huntsville, AL - The College of Nursing at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) was named a National League for Nursing (NLN) 2018 Center of Excellence in recognition of its efforts to promote the pedagogical expertise of faculty.

Students design electric toy cars to help special-needs children move and play

UAB--Aug 2, 2018

Birmingham, AL - Children with disabilities that may make it difficult for them to stand or walk on their own are getting a chance to be mobile and independent, thanks to students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Capstone College of Nursing Named Center of Excellence

UA--July 31, 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL - The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing recently was selected as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence, a designation that was given to only 16 nursing programs nationwide.

UA Libraries Wins National Grant to Develop Innovative Technology

UA--Aug 1, 2018

Tuscaloosa, AL - The University of Alabama Libraries was selected as one of four academic libraries nationwide to receive a total of $100,000 in EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge grants.

Tuscaloosa Regional Campus students awarded primary care scholarships

UABHS--July 25, 2018

Birmingham, AL - Five UAB School of Medicine students completing their clinical educations at the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus are among the recipients of the new Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama primary care scholarships. The students are Tanner Hallman, Savannah Johnson, Joshua Price, Grace Spears, and Hannah Zahedi.

Minor takes reins at BREMSS

UAB--Aug 2, 2018

Birmingham, AL - Michael Minor has been named executive director for the Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System, or BREMSS, replacing the retiring Joe Acker. Minor, trained as a paramedic, has been associated with BREMSS since 1993.

Communications Arts junior is AACE Intern of Year

UAH--July 26, 2018

Huntsville, AL - A Communications Arts junior at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is the Alabama Association of Colleges and Employers (AACE) Intern of the Year. Patricia Brown, originally from Montgomery Village, Md., was recognized at the recent AACE Summer Conference held in Huntsville.

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center leads Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition

UABHS--July 25, 2018

Birmingham, AL - The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) has partnered with organizations across the state to develop the Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition, with the goal to address barriers and improve human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination rates in Alabama.