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UNA earns economic development award
By Jennifer Edwards Staff Writer

FLORENCE -- The University of North Alabama was awarded a top award from the University Economic Development Association for its work with the Shoals Shift, a strategic collaboration to create a digital technology economy in the Shoals.

UNA won the Innovation + Talent Award of Excellence at the association's annual conference. It was the first time UNA had applied for the award. 

"It is validation from our peers to be recognized for the work we are doing to build a digital cluster in the Shoals," said Janyce Fadden, UNA executive in residence.


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