Savannah Koplon

Savannah Koplon

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Public Relations Manager, Traditional University Campus

skoplon@uab.edu • (205) 641-1211

Leads external communications for units within the traditional university campus. Koplon and her team proactively reach out to the media to secure media hits telling the story of happenings on campus ranging from the arts to student stories, graduate and undergraduate research and beyond. The team works reactively to ensure appropriate experts are connected with media within their deadline.

Specific beats include: College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Biology; Department of Mathematics; Department of Chemistry; Department of Physics; Department of Anthropology; Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; School of Education; Athletics; Office of the Provost for Student and Faculty Success; Enrollment, Admissions and Financial Aid; Human Resources; Issues Management

UAB application fees will be waived from Oct. 18-22 for students looking to apply for higher education.
UABTeach will serve as the pedagogical core of the Alabama Rural Learning Accelerator by providing faculty and interns as virtual educators and tutors to students in Bullock County.
The Magic City Data Collective, a public-private partnership, brings together local students, researchers and data experts in project teams to provide the information Birmingham leaders need to move the Magic City forward.
UAB’s 2021 census data reflects the largest and most diverse first-time freshman cohort in school history.
Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at UAB, is beginning a two-year fellowship where she will undergo leadership training with the intent of positively impacting underrepresented leaders in the field of STEM.
UAB School of Education students and faculty spent time reading and engaging with local area elementary school students in celebration of literacy advocacy.
Join UAB Football and Blazer fans at the team’s first home game Oct. 2 at the new Protective Stadium.   
UAB’s Technology Innovation Center houses a state-of-the-art data center, the fastest university internet connectivity in the state, expandable technology infrastructure, and colocation for UAB’s partners in distributed IT.  
Blazer Kitchen’s mission is to increase food security in the UAB community by providing healthy food, resources and referrals to UAB employees, students, patients and their families.
UAB’s School of Nursing is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its most recent rankings list.
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