Advancement News Archive

Birmingham Couple Makes Transformational Gift to UA

  • February 4th, 2020

A $20 million comprehensive gift from C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick will significantly enhance the Culverhouse College of Business and intercollegiate athletics at The University of Alabama.

Hewson Hall Campaign Highlights Successful Fundraising Year

  • October 29th, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of a record-setting 63,277 donors, The University of Alabama raised $202.7 million during the recently concluded fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30.

Get Ready to Say #ThanksandRollTide

  • October 7th, 2019

On Oct 10, The University of Alabama will host its inaugural Thank A Donor Day to celebrate the generosity of UA’s donors. The event allows students the opportunity to say #ThanksandRollTide through various communication platforms.

UA’s C&IS Receives $10 Million Gift from Holle Family Foundation

  • September 18th, 2019

A $10 million gift commitment from the Holle Family Foundation, of Birmingham, will position the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama as a leader in creativity and communication and honor the life of Brig. Gen. Everett Hughes Holle.

More than $25 Million Raised for UA’s Hewson Hall

  • September 4th, 2019

The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama announced today that its goal of raising $30 million to construct Hewson Hall is within sight.

$1.4 Million Grant Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund

  • May 15th, 2019

The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.

Coca-Cola Renews First Generation Program with $1 Million Grant

  • April 24th, 2019

The Coca-Cola Foundation is continuing its support for the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars program at The University of Alabama with a new four-year grant award of $1 million.

Second Annual Bama Blitz Exceeds $2.5 Million

  • April 12th, 2019

University of Alabama officials announced a successful second annual Bama Blitz, raising more than $2.5 million in gifts from 1,826 supporters across the country.

UA Holding Second Annual Bama Blitz Online Fundraising Event

  • April 3rd, 2019

Bama Blitz, an inspiring online fundraising event, will begin at noon April 10 and end at 8:31 p.m. April 11, lasting one day, eight hours and 31 minutes in honor of the University’s founding year.

UA Celebrates Historic Fundraising Year

  • October 17th, 2018

The University of Alabama set another fundraising record for gifts and pledges received, raising $224.3 million during the fiscal year that concluded Sept. 30 from more than 62,300 donors during 2017-18.

UA College of Business Announces New Building Named for Hewson Family

  • September 28th, 2018

The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama today announced plans for the construction of a new building to be named Hewson Hall in recognition of a previous $15 million gift from alumni Marillyn and James Hewson.

Hewson Stock Gift to University of Alabama is Largest in UA History

  • July 30th, 2018

Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp., and her husband, James, have made a gift of $15 million to The University of Alabama to benefit the Culverhouse College of Business.

Alumnus Launches Leadership, Entrepreneurship Program with Gift

  • April 26th, 2018

Jeffrey A. Levitetz has committed $1 million through his family’s foundation to The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences to establish the Levitetz Leadership Program.

Tradition Set: First Bama Blitz Raises $1.8 Million

  • April 13th, 2018

University of Alabama officials have announced that the inaugural Bama Blitz raised more than $1.8 million in gifts from 1,810 supporters.

UA Announces Inaugural Bama Blitz Online Fundraising Event

  • April 4th, 2018

The University of Alabama will host the inaugural Bama Blitz, an inspiring online fundraising event for alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends to come together and support UA.

UA Launches Campaign for Performing Arts on Former Bryce Property

  • December 14th, 2017

The University of Alabama has launched a campaign to raise $15 million in private donations to support the construction of a new Performing Arts Academic Center on the former Bryce Hospital property.

UA Celebrates Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

  • October 26th, 2017

Thanks to the generosity of more than 58,000 donors, The University of Alabama set a new record for gifts and pledges received during a single fiscal year, raising more than $120 million in the 2016-17 fiscal year.

UA Alumna Donates $5 Million to Support Data, Cybersecurity Program

  • September 25th, 2017

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration celebrated today a generous $5 million gift from Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president, and CEO of Lockheed Martin.

UA Opens Vulcan Value Partners Research Library and Trading Room

  • March 8th, 2017

The Vulcan Value Partners Research Library and Trading Room will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, March 10, outside 203 Bidgood Hall in the Culverhouse College of Commerce on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Tri Delta Donation Helps Establish Fund for Students in Need

  • February 20th, 2017

A new fund for University of Alabama students facing need was recently established through the donation of a UA sorority chapter. The Tide Together Student Support Fund provides assistance to UA students in need or crisis who are identified through the University’s Office of Student Care and Well-Being.

UA Adapted Athletics Receives $3 Million Gift

  • February 25th, 2016

UA announced today a $3 million gift commitment from Michael and Kathy Mouron, of Mountain Brook, to help fund the $10 million facility, which was recently approved by the UA System Board of Trustees.

$3 Million Gift to UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce to Provide a New Curriculum in Value Investing

January 29th, 2015

A $3 million gift to The University of Alabama positions the Culverhouse College of Commerce to become the first business school in the nation to offer a value investing specialization at both the undergraduate and graduate level.