University of South alabama

USA Breaks Ground On College Of Medicine, Gets Grant For SABRC

USA Breaks Ground On College Of Medicine, Gets Grant For SABRC

December 15, 2023
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The University of South Alabama (USA) recently broke ground on a new 250,000-ft2 Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine building that the university said will allow it to graduate more physicians and accelerate research and innovation. The $200-million facility, to be completed in 2026, will round out a medical education hub on campus that includes…

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USA, UM Report High Enrollment

September 29, 2023
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According to preliminary enrollment data in Alabama, only three of the state’s 14 public, four-year universities experienced a downturn in annual enrollment during 2022-2023. This is despite the difficult atmosphere for colleges since the pandemic, AL.com reported. Even universities that have struggled within the past 10 years are having a good start to the 2023-2024…

University Of South Alabama Foundation Donates Dauphin Island Property To University

University Of South Alabama Foundation Donates Dauphin Island Property To University

September 8, 2023
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The University of South Alabama (USA) Foundation has donated more than a quarter mile of bayfront to the University, opening additional access for teaching and research, officials announced at a news conference this week. The property is on Dauphin Island’s Aloe Bay, 35 miles south of the University of South Alabama campus. The Foundation valued…

USA Gets $20-Million Gift For Performing Arts Center

USA Gets $20-Million Gift For Performing Arts Center

May 12, 2023
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The University of South Alabama (USA) President Jo Bonner recently announced receipt of a $20-million gift for construction of a new performing arts center. Philanthropist and longtime USA supporter Abraham “Abe” Mitchell made the gift, which makes his lifetime donations to the university $120 million. He is now one of the largest donors to a…

USA Scientist Awarded Astronaut Health Grant

USA Scientist Awarded Astronaut Health Grant

January 20, 2023
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Scientists at the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama (USA) will test means to reduce oxidative damage to cells and tissues, and better protect the health and well-being of astronauts, the university announced. A grant totaling $918,940 from the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) will fund Dr.…

USA Seeks Evaluator For Cannabis License Applications

USA Seeks Evaluator For Cannabis License Applications

December 23, 2022
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The University of South Alabama (USA) is looking for professionals to review, evaluate and score applications for medical cannabis business licenses in Alabama. Evaluators will be compensated. The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission engaged USA to coordinate the review, evaluation and scoring of applications in financial ability, business/management approach, operations plans and procedures, facility suitability and…

USA Health Neurosurgeon Wins National Award

October 2, 2022
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USA Health neurosurgeon Dr. Richard P. Menger has been awarded the Samuel Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) for his research on how variations in Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement among the states affect access to healthcare. Menger, chief of complex spine surgery at USA Health, is an assistant professor of…

Transworld Hires Senior Business Advisor

October 2, 2022
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Mobile’s Transworld Business Advisors of The Gulf Coast has announced the addition of Donald Denham as a senior business advisor. Denham completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Houston in economics and then obtained his MBA at Spring Hill College. Over the last 15 years, he has started businesses including an independent…

ACF Announces Fundraisers, Sustainability Summit

October 2, 2022
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The Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) is holding another Open House Fundraiser, this time on October 20 at 4-7 p.m. at the Waterfront Mansion in Gulf Shores. The event is free for ACF members and $50 for nonmembers. Next, the Cocktails for the Coast fundraiser will take place at Bluegill Restaurant in Spanish Fort on November…

Evonik Donates To USA

Evonik Donates To USA

June 3, 2022
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THEODORE, Ala. — Evonik Industries AG, which operates a chemical company in Theodore, has donated $40,000 toward a skills trainer for students enrolled in the Process Technology program at the University of South Alabama (USA). A skills trainer, or “training skid,” is a realistic industrial process system that allows students to practice common scenarios they…

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