Awards and Honors

The College’s faculty, staff and students are recognized regularly on campus, across the region, nationally and internationally for their achievements.

Emeritus engineering professor receives inaugural society honor

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Garry Warren, metallurgical and materials engineering emeritus professor, was recently chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Julia and Johannes Weertman Educator Award by The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.  The award recognizes excellence in metallurgical and materials engineering education. “I am very humbled with this recognition… Read more

In The News: Women’s Basketball Tips off Official Practice Slate; Taylor Berry Awarded Scholarship: Head Coach Kristy Curry closes out first day with surprise scholarship announcement

Practice ended with its usual circle time, however some special news was delivered via an envelope to junior Taylor Berry, who found out she had earned a scholarship. Berry is a chemical engineering major. Read more

Sources: RollTide.com

In The News: Fortune’s 2017 Most Powerful Women in Business List: 32. Vicki Hollub

The first woman to helm a major U.S. energy explorer, Hollub’s first order of business when she took the reins at Occidental last April was cutting costs. The company has shed 25% of its assets since 2013, ­refocusing on the Southwest’s oil-rich Permian Basin. In the past two years, it halved… Read more

Sources: Fortune Magazine