Libby Hankins Memorial

Libby Hankins Memorial

Family, friends, UWA students and athletes attended Libby Hankins memorial service on April 6 hosted by Phi Mu Fraternity. Before the memorial started, Libby’s family gathered in a circle and prayed around the spot she used to cheer in. Hankins passed away due to...
Honoring Libby Hankins

Honoring Libby Hankins

With the recent passing of UWA student, Libby Hankins, many people have been motivated to continue to share her story and honor her legacy. Hankins died March 17th at Duke University Hospital in North Carolina. One year ago, Libby received a double lung transplant...
An IMC student studies abroad

An IMC student studies abroad

Kaitlynn Beaird, a junior at The University of West Alabama (UWA) majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), discussed her experience with studying abroad in Geneva, Switzerland. The tuition for studying abroad is the same as if a student were to study at...
Libby Hankins: Celebration of Life

Libby Hankins: Celebration of Life

A Celebration of life for University of West Alabama student, Libby Hankins, was held on March 22 at Gordo High School’s football field at 11 a.m. Hankins died on March 17 after a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 23. Hundreds gathered together to show...
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