Selma University

New Selma University President Shares His Vision for the School’s Future

From the West Alabama newsroom– The new president at Selma University shares his vision for the future of the historically black private college. President Eddie Hill, Jr says addressing the school’s ongoing financial troubles — and increasing student enrollment are top priorities. “We have to get students here and we have to get our finances in order,” he said. Hill…

Selma University Inaugurates New President

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Today officially marks a new beginning at Selma University. The historically black private christian college is now under new leadership. Eddie Hill, Jr. took over the reigns of leadership at Selma University back in June. He was installed as president Friday morning. “I’m very optimistic about the new leadership. It creates a new atmosphere, a…

Selma University Hosts ‘Day of Unity’ Celebration and Fundraiser

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The fundraising effort to help prevent a shutdown at Selma University continues with a big “Day of Unity” celebration on campus Saturday. University officials said Unity Day is part of the effort to rally supporters — and raise money for the financially strapped private christian institution. They said the event will feature — marching bands…

Selma University in Danger of Closing, Fundraiser Underway

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Another historically black college in Selma — could be in danger of shutting down. Concordia College Alabama closed last year. Now Selma University could be in danger of closing. A fund raising campaign is underway at Selma University. Dr. Stanford Angion said the university is trying to raise two million dollars — to prevent a…

1,400 Attend Regional Job Fair in Selma

Alabama Department of Labor officials are calling a regional job fair held in Selma a huge success. Alabama News Network was one of the sponsors of the job far. An estimated 1,400 job seekers attended the job fair, held inside the gymnasium at Selma University. Many had lined up before the doors had opened yesterday morning. More than 40 companies…

Preparations Underway at Selma University to Host Regional Job Fair

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Regional Job Fair Thursday — at Selma University — is an effort to connect people who need jobs — with companies that need workers. “Our job fair initiative focuses on the areas that still have pretty high unemployment rates,” said Kelly Betts with the Alabama Department of Labor. “Our state has really low unemployment…