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UA Honors College Freshmen Strive to Help Others in Alabama Action

August 9th, 2019

Entering freshmen in The University of Alabama’s Honors College will strive to contribute to the Tuscaloosa community through service Monday, Aug. 12, to Friday, Aug. 16, as part of the Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Health Action programs.

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Honors Year One Intern Engages New Students

January 31st, 2018

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. 

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Honors Student Dedicated to Social Justice

January 4th, 2017

Before starting his freshman year at UA, Jeff Rogers took part in Alabama Action, a week-long service project for incoming freshmen in the Honors College, and as a result, “I saw what civic engagement could be.”

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Honors Student Grows Healthy Communities

December 15th, 2016

Plants change lives. At least, that’s what sophomore Olivia Howell believes. The biology and biochemistry double-major spends her free time finding her roots (literally) by volunteering for the Druid City Garden Project.

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Education Outreach

November 29th, 2016

Rachel Stewart became involved in mentoring “by accident. I signed up for a class as a freshman, and it turned out to be a mentoring class. I was hooked.”

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