Desktop News | April 2023 December 2023 Devin Cain will walk across the stage in Coleman Coliseum and move his tassel from one side of his mortar board to the other as a graduate of The University of Alabama. Yet that swift, blink of an eye motion, symbolizes the close of a nine-year chapter in Cain’s life marked by difficult obstacles and perseverance. Cain’s story begins in his small hometown of Athens, Alabama, where he developed a love for The […]
From the July 2022 Desktop News | In May, Dr. Pamela Young, Director of Community Engagement and Economic Development, and Dr. Lisa Pawloski, Associate Dean for International Programs, led a group of UA professional academic advisors and faculty on a study abroad capacity-building trip to South Africa. The trip, the culmination of a faculty-centered skills-building initiative that began in 2019, had a two-fold goal of equipping advisors to better engage students seeking experiential learning opportunities and diversifying the study abroad participants […]
The program will allow a select group of UA advisers the opportunity to learn first-hand what it’s like to study abroad and will better prepare them to answer questions and concerns about studying abroad.
Whether or not you want to study abroad someday might be a simple yes or no question, but deciding where to go and how to make it happen can be a little overwhelming. Maybe you dream of traveling around the world to study a foreign language, but aren’t sure where to begin. Maybe you’re having trouble making a decision after visiting a study abroad fair on campus and discovering so many programs that interest you. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone, […]
Ready, Set—Get Advised! The leaves have barely started turning colors, but it’s already time to start planning your schedule for spring 2015 and get advised. In the College of Arts and Sciences, advising happens different ways, depending on the student’s year and status: Freshman, new transfer, or undeclared? Sign up for A&S ADVISING New freshmen, new transfer students, and students who have yet to declare a major and aren’t sure which courses to take next are encouraged to make appointments with the […]
Students, Start Planning Your Schedules! You read it right — it’s time to get advised for the summer and fall 2014 semesters. In the College of Arts and Sciences, advising happens different ways, depending on the student’s year and status: Freshman, new transfer, or undeclared? Sign up for A&S ADVISING New freshmen, new transfer students, and students who have yet to declare a major and aren’t sure which courses to take next are encouraged to make appointments with the A&S […]
Taking courses away from UA this summer? Find out how to make sure your credits will transfer Let’s say you, like many UA students, plan to take courses at a college in your hometown over the summer. How can you be sure those courses will apply toward UA degree requirements? And how will those courses affect your GPA? Find out at A&S Student Services’ workshop Tuesday, February 4, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in 205 Gorgas Library. College of Arts and […]