New College Professor Receives Call to Conscience Award

A big congratulations to New College professor Ellen Spears who has been selected to receive the Realizing the Dream Call to Conscience Award at the Tenth Annual Legacy Banquet on Friday, January 12.  The award recognizes an individual who, in keeping with Dr. King’s ideals of promoting social justice, peace, and quality, is providing the type of vision, courage, and […]

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New College Professor Recognized for Outstanding Service to Community & Agriculture

Congrats to Dr. Margaret Purcell and her husband Jon Fleenor (owners of Katie Farms) on being recognized by the Alabama Senate for their outstanding service to the community and excellence in agriculture. The resolution also notes that “Katie Farms has the utmost distinction of being one of six farms in the state that produces Scottish […]

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New College Students Visit Arts Non-Profit in Miami

New College Professor Dr. Andrew Dewar will be taking several Creative Campus interns and New College students to FatVillage on February 8th & 9th.  This trip grew out of the recent visit by UA Alumni Doug McCraw and Florida International University Professor Neil Ramsey.  Ramsey teaches a course entitled “Visual Arts Marketing” at FIU, and Doug is […]

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New College Staff Member Featured in Local News

  Take Our Children to Work Day Set for Nov. 20 Read about New College staff member Rica Trone, who was featured in a news story about “Take Your Children to Work.”

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New College Student Chosen for Fellowship

Congrats to New College student Theresa Stoddard. She has been chosen as a delegate for the Serbia Fellowship Experience. For more information about the fellowship, check out their website: https://serbiafellowshipexperience.weebly.com/

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New College Students Recieve Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy Grant

Congrats to NC students Tally Robishaw and Gabe Rosser. Both received the top award from the Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy ($700). Tally’s project is entitled “Community without [verbal] communication: exploring how disability awareness, science, and art merge to create a dynamic, engaging platform for discussion.”  Gabe project is entitled “Building a Modular Synthesizer.”

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Congrats to New College LifeTrack Student Shaun Castle

Shaun has been named:  Deputy Executive Director of the Paralyzed Veterans of America http://www.pva.org/about-us/recent-news/paralyzed-veterans-of-america-welcomes-new-leaders

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New College Professors Featured in Publications

Congrats to New College Professors Dr. Marysia Galbraith and Dr. Michael Steinberg who were prominently featured in 2016-2017 Service Learning Magazine: “Arts Renaissance in Tuscaloosa Schools” and “Conservation in Belize” Congrats to New College professor Dr. Barbara Brickman whose Druid City Girls Media Camp was featured in Fall 2017 Collegian.

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New College Professor Cited in The Atlantic

Congrats to New College Professor Dr. Ellen Spears whose work was cited in The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/10/benzene-tree-organic-compounds/530655/

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New College Student Jessica Proctor Placed in Top 7 in Miss America Pageant

Photo By Tamika Moore | tmoore@al.com Congrats to New College student Jessica Procter who placed in the top 7 in the Miss America pageant and received the “Jean Bartel Quality of Life Award” during the preliminaries. Check out the AL.com article for the full details:  http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/09/miss_alabama_jessica_procter_w.html

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