Southern Union Quick Facts

College Colors: Blue and Gold
Mascot: Bison
Mascot’s Name: Battle


  • The Miss Southern Union pageant is a part of the Miss America Organization that provides scholarship money to contestants throughout the United States. Miss South- ern Union competes for the title of Miss Alabama each June at Samford University.
  • Concurrent enrollment offers opportunities for students to work on their Associate in Science degree and their Bachelor’s degree at the same time putting students on a quick, cost-effective pathway to achieving their educational goals.
  • Southern Union offers Saturday classes at our Valley campus!
  • Southern Union offers dual-enrollment opportunities for high school students allow- ing them to earn credits for both high school and college at the same time.
  • Success is about having support, and the Success Center on our Opelika campus of- fers students free services designed to maximize personal learning and development.
  • Southern Union offers a comprehensive program of fine arts. Our music, dance and theatre programs are rich in history and lead by highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to providing effective instruction and performance opportunities for our students.
  • Southern Union offeres continuing education courses. It’s important to never stop learning! 

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