Students: Experience of the BEEP program ‘remarkable’

A day-long business seminar last Friday gave Stillman students insights into how to make industry ...

Elizabeth Caver honored with prestigious UNCF award

Sophomore biology major Elizabeth Caver has been named a recipient of a $25,000 UNCF Rising Stars scholarship for 2014-2015. The announcement was broadcast Sunday via BET TV’s “An Evening of Stars,” program with host Anthony Anderson. She and Stillman Interim President Peter Millet were featured in the pre-recorded show, segments of which were taped on [...]

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Movie review: ‘Ride Along’ sends viewers on an unexpected ride

What happens when the ride you thought you were taking turns out to be one filled with unexpected twist and turns? That’s exactly what happens when main characters Kevin Hart and Ice Cube embark on a trip filled with laughter, crime and uncertainty. Directed by Tim Story and written by Greg Coolidge, Jason Mantzoukas, Phil [...]

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NCAA program boosts athletes chances of completing degree

Being a college athlete may seem easy, but to succeed in both sports and academic coursework is everything but that. With the help of NCAA’s Division II Degree Completion Award Program, athletes have a chance to complete their academic studies with some assistance. The program was established in 2001 to provide student-athletes financial support in [...]

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BLOG: Tennis teams win SIAC championship

Now it’s official. Stillman College’s tennis teams won the SIAC Championship 2014. On Saturday, April 12, the final of the SIAC Tennis Championship, hosted by the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College, was taken over by both the men and women’s Tiger teams for a second time. After a really long, hot day, the tennis team [...]

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Barnes’ baseball opener pitches in for kids’ health, campus improvement grants

Parents and 12 Little League baseball teams cheered Saturday in sunlit skies and relaxed under covered bleachers  for Benjamin-Barnes’ YMCA season opener. Athletes 7-12 displayed their skills in hour-long games. Along with the 2014 Baseball Jamboree exhibition, players and visitors lunched on hot dogs cooked on an outdoor grill, received handouts on children’s health and [...]

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BRIEFS: U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell to host financial topics seminar; Auditions for dance, flag, cheerleading set

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell will host a financial literacy seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in the Wynn Center on Stillman’s campus. Hosted by Rep. Sewell and Stillman College, the event is free and open to the public and all members of the Stillman community. The format will include vendors who will be at [...]

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TV News Anchor Philip Coleman shares career insights into broadcast industries

Stillman students interested in what it’s like behind the scenes in TV news reporting heard an earful from veteran news anchor Philip Coleman Tuesday morning in the Cordell Wynn Center. A Tuscaloosa native, Coleman is a longtime anchor with locally based WVUA-TV. He described highlights of his more than 35-year career in mass communications and [...]

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Stillman rallies to win grants in Retool Your School contest

Stillman College’s student groups campus-wide are hosting several activities to help boost Stillman’s votes in Home Depot’s online daily voting Retool Your School contest, which started Feb. 17 and ends next Monday, April 14. One of those activities — a mass voting — starts at 6:30 p.m. this evening and goes until 8 p.m. in [...]

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Nucor’s VP Randy Skagen touts rewards of hard work at honors convocation

Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Vice President and General Manager Randy C. Skagen shared elemental keys to success with the audience at Stillman’s 2014 Honors Convocation. He served as the college’s keynote speaker in Birthright Alumni Hall at the year-end ceremony held to honor 237 students for outstanding academic achievements. Skagen said that integrity, hard work, humility, [...]

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BRIEFS: SGA election results announced; UNCF scholarship recipient honored; Science Club to hold canned food drive

Officers elected for Stillman’s Student Government Association 2014-2015 were announced at Thursday’s Award Convocation. The new officers are: Joseph Pough, president; Christopher Ruffin Jr., executive vice president; Brionna McMeans, executive secretary; Tyler Davidson, vice president for student affairs; Tre’ Finklea, vice president for external affairs; Jeraun Pogue, vice president for fiscal affairs; La’Kisha Emmanuel, vice [...]

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