Meet the friendly folks who will help guide you through your introduction to UAB.


Harden Nadia 17Nadia Harden, Orientation Leader Coordinator
Theatre / Health Care Management
Madison, AL
Although Nadia owns over 50 pairs of socks, not a single one of them have a match. She loves the challenging courses that UAB offers through her honors program, the University Honors Program.


Sadruddin Hassan 17Hassan Sadruddin, Orientation Leader Coordinator
Public Health / Pre-Medicine
Hoover, AL
Hassan received a high five from A$AP Ferg. One thing he loves about UAB is working out at the Campus Rec Center.

Byrd Julia 17Julia Byrd
Biomedical Sciences
Fayetteville, AL
Julia drinks at least 3 cups of coffee a day. One thing she loves about UAB is that you'll see 8 taco trucks when you drive down Green Springs Ave.

Colabrese Hope 17Hope Colabrese
Civil Engineering
Hoover, AL
Hope biked 113 miles in one day. One thing she loves about UAB is the close proximity to hiking areas and state parks, like Moss Rock, Red Mountain Park, Ruffner Mountain, and Oak Mountain State Park just to name a few!

Gilliland Gavin 17Gavin Gilliland
Biochemistry / Pre-Medicine
Guntersville, AL
Last year Gavin sang a solo in Hindi at Taste of Asia with UAB’s A Capella Choir, Beyond Measure. One thing that he loves about UAB is its location in the Heart of Alabama — there is always something to do around campus or the city and new places to eat.

Harris Kenya 17Kenya Harris
Biology / Pre-Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Kenya’s fashion sense consist of fanny packs and Birkenstocks. One thing she loves about attending UAB is the view of the city that the Green gives her at night.


Jackson Justin 17Justin Jackson
Information Systems
Montgomery, AL
Justin has skydiving on his bucket list of thing to do. One thing he loves about UAB is that new buildings seem to always be popping up.


Keel Austin 17Austin Keel
Neuroscience / Pre-Medicine
New Hope, AL
Austin has an obsession with Disney and can sing almost every song they’ve created. One thing he loves about UAB is the library — it’s not only a good place to study and get work done alone, but his favorite part is collaborating in the study room and getting help with essays in the University Writing Center.


Kendrick Henry 17Henry Kendrick
Biology
Birmingham, AL
Henry has spent 21 days straight backpacking throughout New Mexico with no access to running water or cellphones. One thing he loves about UAB is being downtown in the great music scene and always having something to do.

Lim Rena 17
Rena Lim
Communication Management
Montgomery, AL
Rena went scuba diving last summer but can't swim. One thing she loves about UAB is that the Den by Denny's serves the best guacamole chicken burrito.


Lo Jocelyn 17Jocelyn Lo
Pre-Nursing
Allen, TX
When Jocelyn was 5, she was an extra on an episode of Barney. She loves showing her spirit during Homecoming Week and participating in the Stomp Down competition.

Ponraj Angelin 17Angelin Ponraj
Biomedical Sciences
Atlanta, GA
Angelin has traveled to India, China, New Zealand, England, Malaysia, South Africa, and Canada. She hopes to explore more of Europe next! One thing she loves about UAB is cheering on the Men's Basketball team. It is by far one of my favorite things to do at UAB.

Robie Jenna 17Jenna Robie
Public Health
Madison, AL
Jenna met B.o.B. when he performed at UAB. One thing she loves about UAB is being able to hammock around campus.

Romero Enrique 17Enrique Romero
Biology 
Cullman, AL
Enrique is passionate about avocados. He eats more avocados than there are days in a year. He loves that UAB is so diverse, bringing people of various backgrounds together to better the university as a whole.

Yang Faye 17Faye Yang
Pre-Nursing 
Athens, AL
Faye did not have her parents teach her how to ride a bike; instead, she learned by sitting on the bike and letting it go down hills. Her favorite thing about UAB is the cadaver lab for the undergraduate anatomy students

 

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