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." 

By |March 8, 2023|

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 [...]

By |March 4, 2023|

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.

By |March 2, 2023|
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