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Student Entrepreneurs win big at Blazer Innovation Challenge

Student Entrepreneurs win big at Blazer Innovation Challenge

Jared Sluss has won first place in the Blazer Innovation Challenge, which is a competition from the UAB Collat School of Business and IBERIABANK that encourages ambitious students’ entrepreneurial sides. The competition took place November 15, 2018.

Jared is a senior in the UAB Honors College’s Global and Community Leadership Honors Program majoring in public health. His proposal earned him $5,000 toward establishing a more efficient system for matching tenants in need with landlords who have vacant properties.

Read more about Jared’s organization here.

Ethics Bowl Debate team goes national

Ethics Bowl Debate team goes national

Five Honors College students worked together to claim victory for all rounds of the Southeast Regionals, which took place in Jacksonville, Florida in November 2018.

Honors students Katie Baeman, Claire Elliott, Danielle Madsen, Carly Snidow, and Mohammad Waqas secured their spot as third overall and will have the opportunity to compete against 34 other teams at the March 2019 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl.

Read more about Ethics Bowl Debate Team here.

UAB fall doctoral hooding, commencement ceremonies

UAB fall doctoral hooding, commencement ceremonies

Ashley Boggs served as the student speaker for the latter December 2018 ceremony. Ashley is a member of the UAB Honors College’s Science and Technology Honors Program and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.

Boggs has a laundry list of accomplishments at UAB, including her time as president of a national engineering honors society, her recognition on the Presidential Honors List and the Engineering Dean’s List, her collaboration with BioHorizons Dental Implants, and research experience. Ashley has also proven herself an active member of society through service work and leadership roles at local organizations.

Read more about Ashley Boggs here.

Honors College Alumni Class Notes

Honors College Alumni Class Notes

Stay Connected to Your Alma Mater and Fellow Alumni

Alumni, how are you setting your world on fire? Submit your Honors Class Note today to let us know what you’ve been up to since graduation and to share your stories, accomplishments and experiences. We’ll then share your news with our alumni community so you can keep your connection to the Honors College burning bright.

And when you submit your first Class Note, we’ll send you a commemorative UAB Honors College bumper sticker. It will let the world know that you’re part of a special group of UAB graduates – the UAB Honors community.

Learn more about Class Notes here.