Veterans Day Card from UA Students Being Signed at Ferguson Center
November 9, 2007 - Filed under: Announcements
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Students, faculty and staff at The University of Alabama are being invited to sign a large, poster-size Veterans Day greeting card to be presented to area veterans in commemoration of the November holiday.
Participants are invited to sign the card now through Nov. 13 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Veterans Day Table in the Ferguson Center. The card, prepared by the UA Crossroads Community Center, will be presented to patients at the Tuscaloosa VA Hospital.
Veterans Day, set for Sunday, Nov. 11 this year, is observed in many nations as a day to pause and honor those who offered their service and sacrifice. The campus community is invited to participate in this cultural opportunity to highlight the contributions of veterans.
For more information, contact the Crossroads Community Center in 232 Ferguson, 205/348-6930, www.crossroads.ua.edu.
The Crossroads Community Center, an initiative of the UA Office of Community Affairs, provides campus leadership in areas of cultural programming and intercultural education for UA. The people of Crossroads facilitate relationship building across cultures via innovative programs and initiatives, provide coordination for professional multicultural dialogue and prepare students to better understand participation in a global society.
The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.
CONTACT: Haley Moore or Linda Hill, UA Public Relations, 205/348-8325, firstname.lastname@example.org
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