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James Contratto, associate director of student activities-university programs in the Division of Student Affairs, raised $2,300 for the American Cancer Society while finishing the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with a new personal record time of 4:14:46.

Student Affairs Rep Beats Cancer, Marathon
October 12, 2015

Associate Director James Contratto finishes 'ROCKstrong!' in Chicago while raising $2,300 for the American Cancer Society....

Frye Gaillard, writer-in-residence at the University of South Alabama, is the author or editor of more than 20 books, including the acclaimed “Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement that Changed America.

For USA Author, a Career Defined by Civil Rights
October 9, 2015

Writer-in-Residence Frye Gaillard's new book and first novel, 'Go South to Freedom,' will be published next year. ...

Mitchell Scholars alumnus Dr. Sara Long Jones was one of many former scholars who surprised program benefactor Abe Mitchell at the annual recognition event for Mitchell Scholars freshmen.

Medical School, White Coat ... Finance Degree?
October 7, 2015

A Mitchell Scholarship helped Sara Long Jones earn her business degree. Now she's a third-year medical resident. ...

Superheroes from the Mobile Police Department's SWAT team and a few Mobile Fire-Rescue firefighters rappelled down the side of USA Children's & Women's Hospital to help nine children celebrate the end of their cancer treatment.

Video: Superheroes Rappel Down Hospital
October 2, 2015

Mobile Police Department SWAT team members descend from USA Children's & Women's Hospital to celebrate end of cancer treatment....