Stillman among 20 institutions eligible for Google cyber funding

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Stillman College participated Thursday as, Google’s philanthropic arm, announced a $20 million commitment in collaboration with the Consortium of Cybersecurity Clinics to help thousands of students pursue careers in in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.

Commencement 2023: Matthew Bayliss

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Bayliss will earn his degree Saturday at Stillman’s commencement exercise before pursuing a career in special education. He said he draws motivation from the experiences he and former classmates had in both inclusion and self-contained classroom settings in Fultondale and Hueytown to fuel his advocacy for special education students.

Commencement 2023: Hannah Fields

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Hannah Fields’ time at Stillman – especially her senior year – has been a whirlwind, but the effort has more than paid off. Before Fields receives her two bachelor’s degrees Saturday at Stillman’s commencement exercise, she’ll take the stage and deliver the valedictorian’s commencement address.

Commencement 2023: Jadah Nichols

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The 75th Miss Stillman is thankful for the challenges the role has presented her, and how she was able to “break the ice” to meet expectations.

Commencement 2023: Arick Evans

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Arick Evans will earn his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice Saturday during Stillman’s commencement exercise, after which he will begin working with Teach for America, a decision influenced by his mentoring of youth in Tuscaloosa-area schools.