Tag: New College

Levitetz Gives Back

Jeff Levitetz

From the 2021 Collegian | When Jeffrey Levitetz graduated from The University of Alabama, he left with a sense of determination, a dream, and a business he ran out of his car. Now, he returns to campus to share what he’s learned as a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Levitetz began his career while he was a New College student, where he sold surplus merchandise and other goods out of the trunk of his car to students and locals. This business, […]

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Making Her Mark

Caroline Yuk

From the 2021 Collegian | Caroline Yuk has always known she wanted to make a difference in the world.  COVID-19 brought many challenges to UA’s classrooms. For Yuk, a senior, it spurred a new challenge—figuring out how to learn all that she needed to when communication was muffled by cloth face covering and plexiglass—and an opportunity.  “I’m always thinking about how things can be better,” Yuk said. “How can things improve? And what ways can they? I think I’ve always had this mindset of wondering why we […]

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Natalie Adams

Natalie Adams

Distinguished Teaching Fellow 2021-2024 Natalie Guice Adams is a professor in New College with a joint appointment in Social and Cultural Studies in Education in the College of Education. Her research focuses on the intersection of extracurricular activities in school, gender, race, and sexual identity, and popular culture. Dr. Adams formerly served as the Director of New College and the Assistant Director of UA’s Graduate School. She is serving her second term as the Chair of the Board of Directors for […]

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New College Internship Allows Students to Get Involved in Walker County

From the August 2021 Desktop News | For 11 years, a select group of students at The University of Alabama have spent their summers immersing themselves in the underserved communities of rural Walker County. As part of New College’s Walker County Civic Engagement Internship Program, these students live and work in and around Jasper, Alabama, working directly with the Walker County Community Foundation, serving as interns for local nonprofit organizations, and gaining invaluable lessons in community development and civic engagement. […]

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