Nelle Thomas knows how scary it can be to jump into new things, but personal experience has demonstrated that it’s worth it to try the new and unexpected, whether it’s going to college 500 miles from home or halfway around the world to study abroad.
The Honors College Assembly was formed by students in 2010 to emphasize, promote, and highlight the four pillars of Honors: Innovative Scholarship, Advanced Research, Civic Engagement, and Cultural Interaction.
Nada, Nabeel, and Shermeen Memon describe CBH as the cornerstone of their UA experience. The skills they learned propelled them through medical school and into their individual practices as cardiologists.
Medicine and Community is an Honors service-learning course that explores the scope and impact of healthcare in rural communities. West Alabama provides an ideal classroom for the experiential, hands-on course—there is a need for comprehensive rural medicine and a unique opportunity for pre-medical students to gain exposure to this facet of healthcare.