March 19, 2015

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Campus Close-ups: Johncella Bates, Miss UNCF

Johncella Bates, a sophomore biology major at Stillman College, competed in the annual National Miss UNCF pageant held in Charlotte, N.C. on Feb. 21.  Bates placed first runner up to Miss National UNCF, Kai Scates of Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. The theme of the pageant was “Diamonds Are Forever.”  The pageant had 29 other contestants […]

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March 19, 2015

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An inaugural night to remember

The student Mardi Gras ball was a great way to end a great week on March 13. Stillman College celebrated the inauguration of its sixth president, Dr. Peter Millet. Events earlier in the week and on that day included a health day, a tour of the campus, a prayer breakfast and the investiture at Birthright […]

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March 19, 2015

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Blog: Let’s state the ‘FATS’

Let’s state the “Fats!” Healthy “Fats” that is. Over the years, I have always wondered what people considered “healthy” and “unhealthy” fats. Why are people who exercise regularly so concern with what kind of fats they consume? Why is it so important to understand the difference between “healthy” and “unhealthy” fats? Here are some differences […]

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March 17, 2015

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SGA presidential candidates begin campaigns

Stillman College Student Government Association President candidates Christopher Ruffin Jr. and Tyler Davidson have distributed campaign flyers across campus. Voting starts March 16.

The campaign period for Stillman College’s Student Government Association President has started and will end the week before the start of the college’s spring break. Students can meet the candidates on Sunday, March 15, at a meet-and-greet session and listen to the SGA debate. The candidates’ debate will be at 6 p.m. in the Warner Presentation Room. Voting will […]

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March 13, 2015

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Profile: Mitchell’s future plans include more basketball

Angel Mitchell, second from left, acknowledges an award given to her on senior night. Women's Head Basketball Coach Cassandra Moorer; Alvin Mitchell, Angel's father; Carmen Mitchell, Angel's mother and sister Alicia Mitchell pose for a portrait. Submitted photo.

Stillman College athletics have gone through changes over the last four years, so achieving consistency has been a challenge. But Angel Mitchell seemed to find her way and focus her attention on bettering the Lady Tiger basketball team year after year. Mitchell came to Stillman from Tallahassee, Fla., in 2011. She’s liked it ever since […]

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March 13, 2015

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Campus Close-ups: Forward Jackson-Wilson can hold a note

Stillman's Forward, Jamon Jackson-Wilson, poses for a photo in Birthright Alumni Hall. Photo by Tianna Jenkins

Basketball season has ended for the Tigers but to forward Jamon, “Scoob,” Jackson-Wilson it is just the start of a great season to come. At Stillman Jackson-Wilson is known for his powerful dunks, rebounds and intense guarding on the court. But few students know that he can sing. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., Jackson-Wilson has always […]

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February 27, 2015

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Student chapel explores search for identity

Stillman’s students led the Feb. 19 chapel with the theme of the search for identity. As the student speaker, Stillman senior Darren Grimes queried the audience with a series of questions as part of the formal theme: “Who Am I? Who Are You? Who Are We? A Soulful Search for Identity & Meaning”. Presiding over […]

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February 26, 2015

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Annual Black Book Expo runs through February

The Annual Black Book Expo in the Sheppard Library on Stillman’s campus will run through the end of this week, the end of February. The expo was created seven years ago and has been an annual event since then during Black History month. The Sheppard Library reported that the expo consists of 8,073 books along […]

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February 26, 2015

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Wanted: Snow day photos

Adviser to The Advance, Lucinda Coulter, woke up this morning to the scene of snow dusting her backyard. The Stillman College online student news site is seeking your favorite photos of last night's snow flurries and light blanketing. The college delayed opening by two hours because snow made travel conditions difficult for faculty and students. Send photos for our memories of what is rare weather in Tuscaloosa to staff writer Christopher Ruffin at cr77006@stillman.edu. Please include your first and last name and a caption of what is in the scene, and when and where the photo was taken. Photo by Lucinda Coulter

Many Alabama residents woke this morning to the sight of snow in their yards and apartment parking lots. For residents in north Alabama and Birmingham — some of whom teach at Stillman or are commuting students — the snow stacked several inches deep. Stillman delayed opening by two hours Thursday morning to help commuters cope […]

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