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2014-07-30 23:03:51

The University of Alabama, College of Continuing Studies continues to add new online certificate course through eLearning course provider World Education.net. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The University of Alabama, Office of Professional Development and Community Engagement College of Continuing Studies now offers new online culinary and fitness courses, provided by World Education.net. Last spring, the school partnered with World Education.net to provide its students with a broad...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 16:20:54

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontaine Fifth Wheel has hired Chuck McCann to serve as key account manager for the Midwest region. In this role, McCann will be responsible for maintaining relationships with significant fleet and dealer customers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131002 McCann has extensive sales and marketing management experience in the heavy-duty trucking industry. He spent the last 20 years at Penske Truck Leasing, most...

2014-07-29 20:20:35

DOTHAN, Ala., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Selma St. Market is expanding its service by offering U-Haul rental equipment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130930 "Customers love the addition of U-Haul," said Selma St. Market manager Sammy Lazazwa. "I love the addition as well. We have a great relationship with the company." Selma St. Market is located in a neighborhood. Lazazwa believes the addition of U-Haul is benefitting his neighbors by making it simpler and...

2014-07-29 16:21:29

Popular 2015 Acura MDX is now available at Acura Mobile MOBILE, Ala., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Acura MDX may just be the best luxury SUV value on the market right now. Entering the 2015 model year, Acura smartly recognizes no other vehicle in its segment has as much to offer and only refines, not redesigns, the three-row SUV for the 2015 model year. Acura Mobile, a branch of Joe Bullard Automotive located in Mobile, Alabama, has already been fielding a lot of...

2014-07-29 12:21:25

Mobile, Ala. luxury vehicle dealership showcases Land Rover dominance MOBILE, Ala., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What many car shoppers may not realize is how closely related both the Jeep and Land Rover nameplates are in the SUV market. Both automakers have earned meal tickets with consumers by creating vehicle options known for uncompromising off-road demeanor. However, as time when on, Jeep and Land Rover shifted efforts towards upscale luxury successfully to gain more...

2014-07-28 23:01:51

Sharon Stuart elected to the Board of Directors of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA). Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The law firm of Christian & Small LLP, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, announced today that Sharon D. Stuart, Esq., a Partner in the Firm, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA). Stuart’s District II seat, representing Birmingham, carries a three-year term. Stuart will also continue in...

2014-07-28 12:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named president of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term. The inauguration took place at the Society's annual meeting on July 12 in Chicago with attendees from more than 40 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130523 The Controlled Release Society is...

2014-07-24 23:02:38

Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser® Orbital Transportation System. Sparks, Nev. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser® Orbital Transportation...

2014-07-24 16:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will release second quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 before the market opens and will host an investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The Company invites investors and other interested parties to listen to the live webcast of the conference call at www.vulcanmaterials.com. To participate by phone,...


Latest Alabama Reference Libraries

Conecuh National Forest
2013-10-14 14:58:08

Conecuh National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Alabama in the United States. This forest holds 83,000 acres of land that was reforested after most of the original forest was cut down in the 1930’s. This negatively affected the red-cockaded woodpecker, but the forest is currently being reforested with longleaf pines, which are native to the forest. This hilly area also contains dogwood, upland scrub oak, hardwood swamps, pitcher plant bogs, cypress ponds, and...

James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

Henry Hartsfield
2012-10-18 13:36:10

Henry Hartsfield is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. on November 21, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama where he was raised. He graduated from West End High School and went on to attend Auburn University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1954 and received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Program. He joined the Air Force a year after his graduation and was assigned to the...

Larry DeLucas
2012-08-17 14:27:14

Larry DeLucas is an American biochemist and astronaut. He was born James "Larry" DeLucas on July 11, 1950 in Syracuse, New York. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received the following degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1972; a Master of Science degree in Chemistry in 1974; a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Optics in 1979; a Doctorate in Optometry in 1981; and a Doctorate in Biochemistry in 1982. After he received his last doctorate,...

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2012-06-14 11:28:00

Symbol: RHAL5 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   AZAL Azalea alabamensis (Rehder) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, MS, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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