this past summer. This year, they are
completing the senior year of their
undergraduate studies and completing
technology and business projects for
Alabama Power, ADTRAN, Southern
Research Institute and Proctor &
Gamble. This first class had an
average GMAT score of 676.
• Three hundred freshman students
joined the program in fall 2014,
bringing participation in the program
to 650-plus students. This new
freshman class holds an average ACT
of 31. 6 and high school GPA of 4. 1.
• STEM MBA students led the
University’s first Startup Weekend,
with 54 participants from the
University and Tuscaloosa community.
participating. One of the teams from
this event became a finalist in the
state’s Alabama Launchpad program
for new startups.
• More than 50 students participated
in Crimson Startup to learn the lean-customer-discovery process and move
forward on business startup ideas that
they are pursuing.
• Two STEM MBA students, Brian
Mc Williams and Al Gilani, received two
of the University’s six annual Premier
Awards for student accomplishments.
STEM Path to the MBA’s Christian Shannon
STEM Path to the MBA’s Christina Alexander