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UA Leading Effort to Ready Future Teachers of Computer Science

The University of Alabama is leading a program among six state universities to prepare secondary education students to fill the need for trained computer science teachers in the state.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: November 18, 2021    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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UA to Help Bring Computer Sciences to Alabama High Schools

A collaborative project between The University of Alabama and several statewide partners was awarded a nearly $4 million grant to bring computer science education to Alabama K-12 schools.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: June 19, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach    /    Features:   ,   

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UA receives grant to train math-based students to be future computer science teachers

Governor Kay Ivey is pushing computer science in her new education plan. The University of Alabama is on board with that initiative. The school just got a $300,000 grant to…


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: August 26, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach, Students    /    Features:   ,   

UA Receives Funding for Math, Computer Science Teacher Pathway

The University of Alabama will begin providing additional training opportunities for secondary math education majors for preparation to teach computer science.


Author: Alana Norris    /    Published: August 21, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Outreach, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.