Carl Atwood Elliott Sr.
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Society is named in honor of the late Carl Atwood Elliott, a former
Alabama congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives basing his
political principles on assistance to the needy, racial tolerance,
and better educational opportunities to all. The University of Alabama
Carl A. Elliott Society recognizes students, faculty, and alumni who
have made significant leadership contributions to the campus, community,
state, and nation in the areas of social and cultural progress and
who portray a spirit of the ideals held by Congressman Elliott.
The alpha chapter was founded in
December of 1992 at the University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa,
Alabama. It has since remained an active service honorary with membership
residing in the University of Alabama Coordinating Council for Honor
Societies (CCHS) as well as the University of Alabama Coordinating
Council for Student Organizations (CCSO). Advisory sponsorship has
been provided by the University of Alabama Office of Community Service
and Volunteerism (OCSV).
here to view the UA Elliott Society constitution.