Tag: donors

Fueling Creativity

Andy Zavadsky dancing.

From the Winter 2019 Collegian | Dance major Andy Zavadsky says that he can’t imagine dancing anywhere other than UA. For three years, he learned from some of the best instructors in the world while the recipient of the Tutwiler Scholar scholarship, which allowed him to come to Tuscaloosa from his home in Wisconsin. But when that scholarship ran out, Zavadsky faced a tough decision: find another scholarship, or make the trek home and lose the opportunity of a lifetime. […]

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Couple Gives $25,000 for Veterans Scholarship

From the June 2017 Desktop News | Dr. Matthew Therrell, an associate professor of geography, and his wife Meganne Warner recently gave more than $25,000 to the Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama in order to honor the memory of Warner’s father, H. William Warner III, and enhance the educational opportunities of students who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The gift will fund the H. William Warner III Veterans Scholarship in the College of Arts and Sciences. “My […]

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Korean Program Receives $10,000 Donation

From the February 2017 Desktop News | The Department of Modern Languages and Classics recently received a game-changing asset from Hyosung USA for the University’s ever-growing Korean program, which now boasts 21 students. Representatives from the company, which manufactures everything from mechanical rubber goods to ATMs, visited The University of Alabama in November bearing a $10,000 gift meant to aid in the growth of the Korean program and promised to provide the contribution annually. According to Dr. Koji Arizumi, the director […]

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Scholarships Matter: Halle Lindsay Finds Herself by Helping Others

Scholarship recipient Halle Lindsay.

From the April 2016 Desktop News | Scholarships Matter is a series of stories highlighting students in the College of Arts and Sciences who have received and been impacted by scholarships. The student featured in this story is the recipient of one university-wide scholarship and one College-wide scholarship—the Hill Ferguson and Joseph W. Sewell Endowed Scholarship. Scholarships like these are made possible by generous support from our alumni and friends. For senior Halle Lindsay, becoming a leader on campus did […]

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