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 from the Medical College of Alabama in Birmingham (now UAB School of Medicine) in 1959. After serving as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, he established […]
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 used annually to fund a scholarship for a full-time student who is pursuing a degree in the School of Music.
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 at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. The endowment will fund scholarships for full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in chemistry.
Dr. and Mrs. Vincent Carnaggio, of Birmingham, have established the Vincent and Jean Carnaggio Endowed Scholarship with a gift of more than $20,000. The scholarship will support undergraduate students enrolled in UA’s premedical program. After serving in World War II, Dr. Carnaggio attended The University of Alabama, where he received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1950. He attended the Medical College of Alabama in Birmingham (now UAB School of Medicine), where he received his medical degree in 1954. He […]
The J. L. Bedsole Foundation has given $25,000 to establish the T. Massey Bedsole Sr. Endowed Scholarship for the Million Dollar Band, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences University Bands Program in the School of Music. The scholarship will help fund the tuition and costs of a student band member. In addition to the J. L. Bedsole Foundation’s gift, many friends and family of T. Massey Bedsole also contributed to establish the fund in his honor. […]
The friends and family of the late Anna Gordon have given more than $30,000 to the College to establish the Anna E. Gordon Memorial Endowed Scholarship, which will be used to support students studying psychology. A 2009 graduate of The University of Alabama, Gordon earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish with summa cum laude honors; she minored in the Blount Undergraduate Initiative. In the spring of 2009 she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. During a period of […]
Dr. Allen R. Maxwell, professor emeritus of anthropology, died Nov. 16, 2011, at his home at the age of 71. Part of Maxwell’s estate was bequeathed to The University of Alabama to establish the Allen R. Maxwell Endowed Anthropology Scholarship. The scholarship is designated for graduate students in the Department of Anthropology. Maxwell retired from UA in 2010 after 36 years with the Department of Anthropology. He continued to teach courses in linguistic and cultural anthropology after his retirement. Maxwell […]