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Kinsey Fickling becomes a first-generation college graduate

May 3, 2019

Kinsey Fickling was in eighth grade when she made up her mind to go to college. For some families, college is the rule. It’s expected – unquestioned. That was not the case for Fickling, who worked hard to become the first college graduate in her family and officially walked across the stage at this year’s […]

Former Eagles quarterback now teaching PE in Elmore County

May 3, 2019

David Cochran played on the Faulkner Eagles Football team as their quarterback after enrolling in the fall of 2011 and his now using his education degree to teach PE and coach.  He teaches physical education to third and fourth graders at Airport Road Intermediate School in Elmore County and because of his experience with sports, […]

Faulkner participates in first-ever HEAL Day Alabama

May 2, 2019

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner University students, staff and faculty joined Governor Kay Ivey and hundreds of children from around the state for the first-ever HEAL Day “Healthy Eating and Active Living” at the Alabama State Capitol on Wednesday. It was a day of education and celebration of healthy living and literacy. HEAL Alabama is committed to […]

Faulkner Eagles: Building leadership from within

May 1, 2019

Faulkner Men’s Basketball Coach Scott Sanderson is building a culture of leadership within his Eagles Basketball team and it’s all starting with his players. This semester, Sanderson invited friend and leadership coach, Brent Krause, the general manager at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club, to speak to his returning players on how to take ownership of […]

Alexander City teacher honored by Faulkner’s College of Education

April 30, 2019

Faulkner alumnus, Amanda Brewer is a proud wife, mother and educator in Alexander City after graduating from Faulkner with degree in 2017 and again in 2018 with her Master’s.  Brewer graduated from Faulkner’s College of Education in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. A year later, she went back to Faulkner […]