• Dr. Williams in class speaking in front of board.
  • A group of students in South shirts including one using a walker.
  • A Crowd of USA students cheering.
  • Engineering professors working in lab
  • Three male students sitting at table laughing.
  • Four USA students smiling and walking outside.
  • Student in lab with professor looking on

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion can be one of the key cornerstones for systemic growth of an institution. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of South Alabama assists with the mission of the institution by providing access to higher education for a diverse population of students delivered by a diverse faculty and staff. We understand that this institution will become the vehicle of social mobility and economic opportunity for our graduates. We will work collaboratively with the entire campus community and engage with our external partners to continue to foster a culture and climate of inclusive excellence. We will assist in programming that helps to recruit and retain diverse students, staff, and faculty that is dedicated to increasing research, teaching, engagement, and scholarship that increases our global competitiveness.

Paul Frazier, Ed. D.
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer



Mobile Freshman Wins Support

Madison EnglishMadison English, a freshman at the University of South Alabama, has been selected to receive a full scholarship called the 100 Black Men USA Scholars of Perseverance and Social Justice. English said a high school teacher inspired her to get involved. “He told us that the world depends on our generation and we need to make our votes count,” she said.

Madison English, a freshman at the University of South Alabama, plans to follow several women from her family into the field of nursing.

Her grandmother, JoAnn Dunning, was a nurse who worked for many years in Mobile. She had some advice for her granddaughter.

“She told me to make sure to join a study group,” English said. “It’s not going to be easy. Stay on top of everything you do.”

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