Wendell Wilkie Gunn http://apr.org en First black Student at North Alabama Set to Speak http://apr.org/post/first-black-student-north-alabama-set-speak <p>The first black student at the University of North Alabama is returning to campus.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Wendell Wilkie Gunn will speak at the university's fall convocation ceremony on Wednesday.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Gunn is speaking exactly 50 years after he became the first black student to enroll at the school, which was then called the Florence Teachers College.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Gunn transferred to North Alabama from Tennessee State University in 1963. He earned an academic award for physics in 1964 and graduated in '65.<br> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:25:53 +0000 The Associated Press 37666 at http://apr.org First black Student at North Alabama Set to Speak