Local bank president offers advice for success at Spring Convocation

Stillman College held its Spring Convocation Thursday, Jan. 22 in Birthright Alumni Hall with practical ...

Maleeqa Anderson and Kamesha Stallworth demonstrate recycling plastic bottles at the stations outside the Hay College Center on Stillman

Stillman goes green in recycling program

Stillman College has teamed up with Tuscaloosa Environmental Services in city government in efforts to encourage the students on campus to recycle. Planning for the recycling project started in December and began this month. Recycling bins are placed around the campus in high traffic areas in front of Roulhac Hall and in between Stinson and [...]

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Some books from general education classes. Photo Illustration by Christen Hyde.

Stillman’s tuition cost to take a plunge

On Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, Stillman College officials announced campus-wide via email that tuition costs would decrease for the fall semester of 2015 for all students. Stillman College tuition currently is $22,500 but will drop to $17,500 for full-time students in the fall. Stillman College President Peter Edmund  Millet began his email message to students with [...]

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Movie review: ‘Selma’ impressive, must-see historical drama

The phenomenal historical drama, “Selma,” directed by Ava Duvernay and written by Paul Webb inspired many people to get out of their comfort zones and see it at the cinema. The Golden Globe nominee and eight NAACP nominations are proof, in part, of viewers’ emotional response to its message and the director’s interpretation of Dr. [...]

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Students say they approve of smoke-free campus policy

A new year always marks new beginnings, and Stillman College is in step with those traditions. As The Advance and other news outlets reported earlier, the college recently adopted a smoke-free campus-wide policy for faculty, staff, administrators nor visitors. Stillman College President Peter Millet made the announcement that the campus would be moving toward becoming a smoke-free [...]

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Stillman campus to go smoke free

Stillman College announced over the semester holidays that the campus will be smoke free starting immediately. It is one of a growing number of colleges and universities, including the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, that has already adopted such policies. “We have a responsibility to our students and employees to provide a safe and healthful [...]

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Conference on liberty’s role in tornado recovery starts Monday

With Stillman classes starting on Monday, the examination of research results is not far behind. A three-day, free seminar from Jan. 12-14, Monday – Wednesday, will be held on the issue of liberty’s role in the disaster recovery following the April 27, 2011, tornado that devastated much of Tuscaloosa and several other cities, both in [...]

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Barnes YMCA fundraiser to feature Rev. Gregory Morris at Elizabeth Baptist Church

The Rev. Gregory Morris, pastor of New Zion Baptist Church in Northport, will be the guest speaker Jan. 18 at Elizabeth Baptist Church for an annual fundraiser of the Benjamin Barnes YMCA in west Tuscaloosa. The fundraiser is set to start at 2:45 p.m. and will feature a choir and annual awards’ presentations in addition [...]

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Barnes YMCA Youth Basketball Program kicks off

After an opening ceremony and prayer last Saturday, the 12- and 13-year-old Dragons and Bears team faced off in the first game of the 2014-2014 Youth Basketball Program at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA in west Tuscaloosa. The Dragons won in the hour-long game, 39-14. Games are played on Saturdays through Jan. 31, and double elimination [...]

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Barnes YMCA after-school performs the Christmas story

Angels with sparkling garland and a choir of small children adorned with bright red bows helped dramatize the Christmas story at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA last Wednesday. To the backdrop of a manger scene, 38 of the 65 children enrolled in the Barnes after-school program sang, narrated and acted the parts of the Bible story [...]

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