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Say Hello to OTIDE

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Goodbye, College of Continuing Studies. Hello, Office of Teaching Innovation and Digital Education.

October 4, 2022

Sean of the South to Speak at OLLI Day

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Author Sean Dietrich, better known as Sean of the South, will speak at OLLI Day on Aug. 22.

August 10, 2022

UA Early College to Offer First Course for Free

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Students who take the course will earn two credit hours from UA while saving more than $700.

July 18, 2022

A ‘Roll Tide’ From Space

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In an interview, astronaut Bob Hines said his education at the University helped pave the way for the chance to become an astronaut. 

June 6, 2022

UA Online Rolls Out New Tuition Grant to Help Military Students

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The University of Alabama Online is launching a new tuition grant to help remove financial barriers for active-duty military service members looking to earn a bachelor's degree.

June 6, 2022

Ready for Launch! UA Alumnus to Pilot Space Mission

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If all goes according to plan, a graduate of The University of Alabama will soon be in space, having piloted a SpaceX craft to the International Space Station about 250 miles above the Earth. 

April 18, 2022

UA to Manage Remediation of Health Hazards in Black Belt Homes

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UA SafeState and the Alabama Life Research Institute are managing a project remove environmental and safety hazards from some of Alabama’s vulnerable and underserved communities.

March 23, 2022

Hundreds of Students to Showcase Research, Creativity

More than 400 students from across campus will share their work with the community at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 4.

March 10, 2022

UA to Sign Partnership to Make Job Site Safer

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UA SafeState is partnering with OSHA and Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors to make a Jefferson County job site safer.

February 23, 2022

CCS Names Interim Dean, Committee to Review Online Education

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Dr. Robert E. Hayes III will serve as interim dean of the College of Continuing Studies effective April 1. Provost Dalton has appointed a Committee on Online Education and Academic Innovation at UA.

February 23, 2022

Coast Guard Lieutenant Recipient of First Legendary Service Award

The lieutenant is currently earning her master’s in communication studies from UA Online. 

November 11, 2021

UA Online Programs Reach Record Enrollment

UA Online, formerly known as Bama by Distance, continues to provide quality education to thousands of distance-learning students, expanding its programs and setting a gold standard for its students.

October 25, 2021

UA SafeState Program Earns National Award for Work During Pandemic

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The on-site consultation program was recognized nationally by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

July 5, 2021

UA to Host Wheelchair Basketball National Championships

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UA's men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams will host the Collegiate Wheelchair Basketball National Championships March 12 and 13.

March 8, 2021

UA ACCESS Support Center Offers Free Online Courses to Grades 7-12

The UA ACCESS Support Center, in collaboration with the Alabama State Department of Education, is offering free online courses to all students in grades 7-12 in the state.

April 2, 2020