Ashley G. Reese of Columbia was graduated from The University of Alabama during ceremonies August 5.

UA awarded about 1,300 degrees this summer. It offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The campus gives students the opportunity to interact with nationally renowned faculty performing research.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education.