FLORENCE, AL – The University of North Alabama and MartinFed, a Huntsville-based cyber
security firm, have signed a learning agreement that will benefit MartinFed employees interested
in pursuing any online, on-campus, graduate or undergraduate degree with a tuition scholarship
“Investing in our outstanding team members is a priority at MartinFed,” said Matthew Schmitz,
MartinFed Chief Growth Officer and a UNA graduate. “Providing this educational benefit is an
additional investment in the team members that help provide for the safety and security of our
nation every single day.”
The partnership between UNA and MartinFed is effective immediately and expected to benefit
MartinFed’s nearly 200 employees based across the United States.
“I am thrilled that the most innovative and fastest-growing university in the State of Alabama has
forged this partnership with MartinFed, one of the fastest-growing and most innovative
technology firms in the entire southeast,” said Dr. Ross Alexander, Provost and Executive Vice
President for Academic Affairs.
About the University of North Alabama
The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential,
certificate, associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and
Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and
Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a
bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned
collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the
NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and
does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national
origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/.