The Culverhouse Diversity in Business Bridge Program, made possible by a generous gift from Protective Life Corp., hosted its first session in June 2021. The program seeks to aid high school students from underrepresented populations in Alabama in their journey to college and, potentially, Culverhouse.
Dr. James King Jr. was appointed to the SEC Council on Racial Equity and Social Justice, a league-wide body consisting of a diverse group of student-athletes, administrators, coaches, and SEC staff. He is the administrative representative from The University of Alabama, joining Coach Pat Murphy from UA’s softball program, who represents athletics.
Edward K. Aldag Jr., a longtime supporter of entrepreneurship at The University of Alabama, has committed an additional $1.75 million to help UA students pursue their dreams of starting their own businesses.
Raina Esteves was named the college’s Austin Cup winner for 2021. Esteves, who graduated with a GPA that placed her first among 120 MAcc applicants, was also a leader outside the classroom through participation in numerous clubs and outreach activities.