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Family and Friends Establish Randall Justice Farmer Endowed Support Fund

Kathleen A. Farmer and others have given more than $10,000 to the College to establish the Randall Justice Farmer Endowed Support Fund. The funds will be used to support the Department of Criminal Justice. Farmer, a professor in that department, was also a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 31 years. A graduate […]

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Nick’s Kids Fund Continues Commitment to Brewer-Porch Children’s Center

In the 2010-2011 academic year, Nick’s Kids, a charitable fund for children established by UA head football coach Nick Saban and his wife, Terry, gave $8,000 to the Brewer Porch Children’s Center. The center was established in 1970 by the Alabama legislature to provide a model treatment program for Alabama’s special needs children and adolescents, […]

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Murrays Establish Scholarship for Blount Undergraduate Initiative Participants

Dr. and Mrs. Rhett B. Murray, of Huntsville, Ala., have given more than $20,000 to the College to establish the Dr. Rhett B. Murray Endowed Scholarship, which will be used to support students in the Blount Undergraduate Initiative. Dr. Murray, a third-generation graduate of The University of Alabama, where he received a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Miller Estate Augments Henry C. Miller Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

The College has received a gift of more than $300,000 from the estate of Dr. Henry C. Miller Jr., a longtime faculty member in the Department of Mathematics. The funds will be added to the Henry C. Miller Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund, which was established by Miller during his lifetime to provide scholarships for students […]

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Jeffery A. Levitetz Creates Scholars Program Fund in New College

Jeffrey A. Levitetz, of Boca Raton, Fla., has given $10,000 to the College to create the Levitetz Scholars Program, which will award scholarships to students in New College. Levitetz, a New College alumnus, is the founder and chair of Purity Wholesale Grocers, one of the largest private companies in Florida. In 2011 he contributed $20,000 […]

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New College Alum Honors Professor with Donation to Endowed Scholarship

The College of Arts and Sciences has received $20,000 from Jeffrey A. Levitetz of Boca Raton, Florida, toward the Jerry Rosenberg Endowed Scholarship in honor of Dr. Jerry Rosenberg, a New College professor since 1971. The fund, which was established in 2008, is designated for an undergraduate pursuing a degree in New College. Levitetz, a […]

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Memorial Fund Honors Cherished Faculty Member

A memorial fund has been established in honor of Dr. Karen Steckol, a professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders who died in November 2011 after a three-year struggle with cancer. In addition to serving as department chair, Steckol was clinical director of UA’s Speech and Hearing Clinic, Alabama’s oldest audiology clinic, which serves more […]

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McCollough Establishes Scholarship to Honor Her Late Husband

Joan Mackey McCollough, of Winter Haven, Fla., has given $25,000 to the College to establish the Jasper O. McCollough Jr., MD, Memorial Endowed Scholarship to honor the memory of her husband. Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in the College’s premedical program. A graduate of The University of Alabama, McCollough received his medical degree […]

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Hugheys Donate $100,000 to David Thomas Hughey Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Dr. James F. and Mrs. Geraldine F. Hughey of Tuscaloosa have added $100,000 to the David Thomas Hughey Memorial Scholarship Fund. They established the fund in 1992 to honor the memory of their son David Thomas Hughey, who was a 1990 graduate of New College in the College of Arts and Sciences. The endowment is […]

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James Cummings Honors Father with Chemistry Scholarship

Dr. James M. Cummings, of Saint Louis, Mo., has given more than $20,000 to the College to establish the James Morgan Cummings Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship to honor the memory of his father. Dr. Cummings graduated from The University of Alabama in 1978; he currently serves as a faculty physician in the Department of Surgery […]

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