South Magazine

Judge Naman

SOUTH Magazine is for you—our alumni. It’s a tangible way for you to connect with the University from wherever you live. The biannual publication features stories about USA alumni from around the world who are making a difference in their communities through their careers and passions. SOUTH also covers stories about our faculty who are leaders in their fields and researchers who are making ground-breaking discoveries. SOUTH keeps you up-to-date with the latest accomplishments in Jags athletics and gives you the opportunity to engage in alumni activities and ways to support the University.

We hope you enjoy reading SOUTH as much as we enjoy bringing it to you. If you are a USA graduate and have not been receiving your copy of SOUTH, please contact the National Alumni Association at or (251) 460-7084.

Thank you, and Go Jags!

Fall 2018

Edmond Naman

A Judge Builds a NEST

Edmond Naman ’87, a Mobile County Circuit Court judge and head of Mobile County Juvenile Court, dreams big. He co-founded an organization called NEST of Mobile that, as its website says, “aims to Nurture children, Equip parents, Strengthen families, and Transform communities.”

On-Campus Stadium Rendering

Get On Campus

The University launched a fundraising campaign in August with the goal of building an on-campus football stadium by 2020. The campaign, called Get On Campus, is part of a comprehensive effort to fund the new stadium.


Welcome Home

The University of South Alabama National Alumni Association held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Julian and Kim MacQueen Alumni Center on October 12 on the University’s campus.

Dr. Todd McDonald and Dr. Todd Andel

Cybersecurity Camp

Cybersecurity is typically not high on the list of priorities for rising high school freshmen. However, for 60 ninth-graders at W.P. Davidson High School in Mobile, cybersecurity is not only a priority; it is a possible future career.

Jeremy Fletcher

From the Battlefield to the Classroom

As a graduate-level physical therapy assistant professor in USA’s Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions, Jeremy Fletcher not only tries to pass his knowledge to his students, he lives it.

University Hospital

Rebranding the Health System

In order to improve the level of awareness among the communities, and encourage additional referring doctors and patients to use USA Health services, USA Health leaders launched a rebranding effort in 2016.