Join SoulGrown and many other sponsors for the 28th Annual Drive-Out Breast Cancer Golf Tournament
Golfers, it's time to swing into action for a great cause! The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) is gearing up for the Drive-Out Breast Cancer Golf Tournament, their signature fundraising event, taking place on Monday, May 15, at the picturesque Old Overton Club in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. [...]
Bama Blitz offered opportunities to support The University of Alabama’s passion projects
It's here! The entire Alabama family has the opportunity to come together and lift up the next generation of legends. The University of Alabama explains Bama Blitz as “an inspiring online fundraising event for alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends to come together and support The University of Alabama. [...]
Peggy Allen Towns: An interview with an Alabama Historian to celebrate Women’s History Month
Peggy Allen Towns has always had a natural inclination toward history and uncovering stories that need to be told. She recalls walking from her home on Church Street with her mother and six siblings to visit the Decatur Public Library. But it wasn’t until her mother passed away that [...]
6 questions with Dr. Amber Wagner, a Woman in STEAM
Amber Wagner, Ph.D., is a scientist-turned-professor advancing computer science education and research at Birmingham-Southern College. But her passion for education reaches beyond the college level. She dreams of creating a computer science curriculum for children of all ages so that more kids have the tools and resources to explore the world of STEAM. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) As a woman in STEAM, she is moving the needle and inspiring her students to pursue what they love, especially if it's a good challenge. To date, her greatest accomplishment is being a mom and a professor. "Publications and funding awards are great," Wagner said, "but seeing the positive effects of my parenting and teaching is the most rewarding."
A student’s perspective on The University of Alabama’s global experience opportunities in their own backyard
Our team recently had the opportunity to sit down with “home-grown” students from The University of Alabama to learn more about their thoughts on staying in-state for college. These aspiring teenagers chose to stay within the lines of the Yellowhammer state because of the exceptional education and opportunities given [...]
Circles of Colors is a you-pick flower farm for the community
For Kloss, Circles of Colors is a lifelong passion turned accidental business turned everyday blessing. Circles of Colors, a you-pick flower farm in Notasulga, Alabama, sits on an old working farm with barns, silos, and a country store straight from the good ole days. Left behind tractor tires cover the back fields and make the perfect barrier for Kloss's secret garden.