Alumni Special: Brandon Turnage

Brandon started his career after high school but ran into difficulty trying to advance without a college degree, so he earned his bachelor's in Commerce and Business Administration online from The University of Alabama.

Alumni Special: Tori Gulledge

Tori Gulledge interrupted her UA degree to marry a Coast Guardsman and follow him to Hawaii. A few years later and as a mom of two, she finished her bachelor's in Financial Planning online!

Alumni Special: Becca Paholski

Becca Paholski finished her bachelor's in three years, so she used the final year of her Presidential scholarship to earn a master's online from UA with a Conflict Resolution graduate certificate. This high-achieving student was also selected for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program in Spain.

Alumni Special: Hannah Jackson

Hannah Jackson always dreamed of graduating from The University of Alabama, and her passion for special education led her to pursue her master's online with Collaborative 6-12 certification from UA.

Student Spotlight: Andrew Zow

SEC-championship-winning former Crimson Tide quarterback Andrew Zow is now a high school football coach and teacher who is advancing his education with a master's in Kinesiology (Sport Management P-12 Certification) 100% online through Bama By Distance.

Student Spotlight: Angela Hall

Inspired by her side hustle, Angela Hall is earning her master's online in Instructional Technology, and she's taken it across the world and back again.

Student Spotlight: Sarah Williams

A heart condition gave Sarah a passion for nutrition early on, and when her husband's military career moved her across the country, she chose Bama By Distance to earn her bachelor's in Food and Nutrition without interruption.

Alumni Special: Kevin Quan

Despite being a lifelong Clemson fan, Kevin was looking for degree programs to give him a competitive edge in his military career. He found Bama By Distance and completed his MA in Global Business online. Putting aside football rivalry, Kevin is now a proud UA alumnus!

Alumni Special: David Ward

Nurse anesthetist and Lieutenant Colonel David Ward decided to earn his Doctor of Nursing Practice online from The University of Alabama to give himself an edge in pursuit of his next Army promotion.

Alumni Special: Aireal Williams

Her mother's health issues and passion for food led Aireal on a path toward dietetics. Through Bama By Distance, Aireal earned her degree online in Food and Nutrition and is one step closer to becoming a military dietitian!