$2.5M a year in new scholarships for computing majors at UNA + how you can apply today

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Dr. Mark Terwilliger and computer science undergraduate students working on research. Photo via Leah T. Johnson

The University of North Alabama (UNA) is launching a new $2.5 million scholarship program for computing majors. Employers’ demand for graduates with these skills is very high. To meet this demand, the university plans to invest this amount of money per year to promising students. We talked to two professors in the department to find out why, who’s eligible and how to apply.For priority consideration, students are encouraged to apply by  April 30. Keep reading for all the details.

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Baking, banking + a UNA MBA? How this Senior VP rocked all 3

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Karla Blevins recently completed UNA’s online MBA program. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

After several years working in finance in Birmingham, Karla Blevins started thinking about an MBA. When a friend from North Alabama told her about the UNA MBA program, she wanted to know more. Find out how she balanced a full-time banking career with doing UNA’s online MBA. Bonus: she landed a big promotion after she finished.

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