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To have the Honors College be recognized, from local to national, as a home to a diverse community of scholars and a leader in honors education and student engagement.

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The Making of Nineteen Fifty-Six: A Q&A with Tionna Taite

At the helm of Nineteen Fifty-Six, the new UA magazine that focuses on celebrating Black excellence, culture and students, Editor-In-Chief Tionna Taite sits poised to enact change. After working closely with the Office of Student Media, the sophomore news media major is prepared to create a magazine that will “educate students from all backgrounds on culturally-important issues and topics,” and give a voice to underrepresented students. Taite also serves as the Social Media Editor for Mosaic, the Honors College’s student-run magazine
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Honors College Announces 2020/2021 Common Book

The University of Alabama Honors College has selected The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by
Anthony Ray Hinton for its Common Book Experience in 2020/2021. The Honors Common Book is selected by a campus-wide committee composed of faculty and staff. It is read by all new freshmen in the Honors College, and it is discussed by freshmen, faculty, and upperclass mentors, within and outside of the classroom.
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Two Assistant Professors Join Honors

The University of Alabama Honors College is proud to announce the addition of assistant professors Drs. John Latta and Tara Mock to the faculty. Their expertise will amplify the transdisciplinary philosophy of the Honors College and enrich our community of scholars.
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