Selma University

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…