Diversity and Inclusion Preview

Join us to learn more about our cultural diversity at South Alabama! This event is for underrepresented students who want to see how South Alabama can be the perfect fit for them!  

Date: Friday, March 2, 2018

Location: USA Student Center, Main Campus

          5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Check In/Student Organization Browsing Session

          6:00 p.m. Program Start Time


                Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jeremiah Newell

                Admissions and Recruitment Overview

                Financial Aid Overview

                A Diverse Perspective: Student Panel


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Keynote speaker: Dr. Jeremiah Newell

Jeremiah Newell

Dr. Jeremiah Newell is the Chief Operating Officer of the Mobile Area Education Foundation (MAEF) and co-founder/Superintendent of MAEF Public Charter Schools, a newly launched charter management organization, which has opened ACCEL Day and Evening Academy, the first public charter school in the state of Alabama. Most recently, Jeremiah served as a Harvard Fellow at the Rhode Island Department of Education. In this capacity, he facilitated the 2015-2020 PK-12 Strategic Planning Process for the state and served as chief of staff for the Division of Accelerating School Performance, which directed charter schools, low-performing schools, and federal programs. In his previous experience, Jeremiah taught at the middle and high school level, launched and led innovative secondary school models, and directed secondary school turnaround efforts in Mobile, Alabama. Jeremiah received his B.S. in Secondary Education/Language Arts from the University of South Alabama, received graduate level training in Instructional Design and Development from the University of South Alabama, and earned a Doctorate of Education Leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Make it a South weekend! Register for USA Day on Saturday, March 3rd to take a tour of campus, meet with Deans and faculty from your college of interest, visit tables from multiple organizations on campus, and speak with admissions representatives.  Don't forget to take a picture at the USA Photo Booth!


Visitor Information

For complete Mobile Area Visitor Information, including accommodations, restaurants and attractions, visit the Mobile Convention and Visitor's Bureau website or call (251) 415-2000.