Accolades and Honors: Crystal Butler and Darryl Thornton

The University of Alabama Online instructional designer Crystal Butler and faculty member Darryl Thornton won a Blackboard Exemplary Course Award.

Bama Blitz Special Edition Student Spotlight/Alumni Update: Franky Knepp

Veteran and Army wife Franky Knepp earned her bachelor's online from UA and is now earning her master's online in Human Environmental Sciences.

Student Spotlight: Jessica Hoggle

Jessica Hoggle is exploring drumming as therapy for sexual assault survivors in her dissertation for her primarily online Doctor of Social Work through UA.

Alumni Special: Ralph Clayton

Dr. Ralph Clayton earned his Doctor of Education (EdD) in Higher Education Administration through UA's Executive Cohort blended program with online coursework and weekend classes.

Alumni Special: Sherena Samuel

Sherena Samuel earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 100% online from The University of Alabama and is now teaching nursing at her alma mater!

In Her Own Words: Megan Welborn

Educational psychology is the study of how people learn. The online master’s degree program in Educational Psychology – Learning and Assessment offered through The University of Alabama focuses on the theory of how people learn, as well as their learning and development processes.  Upon completion of this program, I received specialized training in the field...

Alumni Special: Ron Andro

Ron already had his master's and a successful career, but he didn't want to be the only one in his family with no degree from UA. He earned his graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution and master's in Human Environmental Sciences 100% online!

Student Spotlight: Kristen Yukness

After burying both her parents and fighting her own battle with cancer, Kristen knows life is short. She's earning her master's in Population Health Sciences to be a better doctor one day.

Alumni Special: Ryan Gardner

Ryan left UA due to medical and financial difficulty, but through the online bachelor's in Criminology and Criminal Justice, he found a way back to finish!

Student Spotlight: Melanie Anderson Swanson

Nearly 20 years after leaving UA before earning her degree, Melanie is finishing what she started through innovative online degree options. She is on track to graduate with her bachelor's in Consumer Affairs in May 2021.