UA Student News for Sept. 25, 2012
September 25, 2012 - Filed under: UA Student News
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DEADLINES TO REMEMBER
National Alliance for Mental Illness meeting, 7 p.m., 351 Gordon Palmer Hall
THIS WEEK’S DATES TO REMEMBER
Hispanic Heritage Month
Flu shots, Sept. 27, noon-4:30 p.m., Mary Burke West
Learn-to-row clinic, Sept. 27, Aquatic Center and Black Warrior River
Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market, Sept. 27, 3-6 p.m., lawn of Canterbury Episcopal Chapel
“Keeping up with the Kids” symposium, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m., 309 Ferguson Center
Flu shots, Sept. 28, noon-4:30 p.m., Ridgecrest South
MBA Association scholarship golf tournament, Sept. 28, Capstone Club
Women’s volleyball vs. Ole Miss, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Foster Auditorium
University Supply Store game-day hours, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Ferguson and Quad) and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (Bryant Museum)
Alabama football vs. Ole Miss, Sept. 29, 8:15 p.m., Bryant-Denny Stadium
National Outreach Scholarship Conference, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, Bryant Conference Center
Sigma Delta Tau open house, Sept. 30, noon
Women’s volleyball vs. Texas A&M, Sept. 30, 1:30 p.m., Foster Auditorium
Free flu vaccinations for UA students will be available at the following locations from noon to 4:30 p.m. on the dates indicated: Sept. 27, Mary Burke Hall; Sept. 28, Ridgecrest South; Oct. 9, Paty Hall; Oct. 10, Presidential Village; and Oct. 11, Riverside Community. Free flu shots are also available at the Student Health Center during regular clinic hours; no appointment is necessary. Supplies are limited. More information: Student Health Center at 348-6262.
Students can still register for the 2012 National Outreach Scholarship Conference, which will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at the Bryant Conference Center. To view a video, get more information and register, go to http://www.nosc2012.ua.edu. Student groups who want to register should complete this form or contact Becky Reamey at email@example.com for more information.
The Graduate Student Assembly invites all UA graduate students participating in research to submit their abstracts for the Graduate Student Association Research Conference, which will be held Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Shelby Hall. Abstracts should be 250-300 words each and are due Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Submitted posters should be 36 inches by 48 inches. Talks will be approximately 15 minutes with time allowed for follow-up questions and answers. Register at http://sa.tix.com. More information: Joseph Meany at firstname.lastname@example.org. The goal of the conference is to enhance student awareness and involvement in research around the UA campus and to provide an opportunity for students to showcase their work and promote understanding and communication between interdepartmental fields.
The UA Crossroads Community Center has organized a variety of campus events open to the community for national Hispanic Heritage Month, which is currently in progress and will continue through Oct. 15. Activities and events will range from health forums and guest speakers to films and women’s soccer. A complete listing of events is at http://crossroads.ua.edu.
Know how to “Get in the Game.” The Crimson Tide football team will play Ole Miss Saturday, Sept. 29, at 8:15 p.m. in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Students who currently have tickets or need tickets to the game will want to know how to “Get in the Game,” how the changes to the way student tickets are handled, how to enter the stadium (Gate 31 only) and how parking near the stadium affects them. For more information on the changes, visit the following sites: Action Card Office (click on My Tickets UA) or http://uagameday.com.
The Community Service Center invites students to attend “Keeping up with the Kids,” an awareness symposium addressing illiteracy and lack of arts education in school systems. The event will be Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in 309 Ferguson Center. A three-person panel will discuss issues faced by local schools. Panel experts will be Patience Melius, an employee of the Brewer-Porch Children’s Center; Earnestine Tucker, a Tuscaloosa educator; and Lois Palecek, director of Community Service Programs of West Alabama and the Head Start program. Each panelist will offer insight on the challenge of increasing illiteracy awareness and promoting arts in schools. More information: Phillip Sullivan at email@example.com.
The MBA Association will host a scholarship golf tournament on Sept. 28 at the Capstone Club. More information about participating in or sponsoring the event: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students can buy tickets for the Avett Brothers concert at 326 Ferguson Center. The concert is scheduled for Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and will feature special guests Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for reserved seats, with a limit of two tickets per individual. Group packages are available. More information: the Ferguson Center’s event-assistant desk at 348-2827.
Applications are being accepted through Oct. 1 for membership in Avanti and Parent Ambassadors. Members serve as official ambassadors for the University during Bama Bound and recruitment events. Students who are interested should complete the online application at http://parents.ua.edu/pamApply.cfm. More information: email@example.com.
Applications are being accepted for the 2013 A-Book Editorial Board. Members of the board will research topics, write stories and create an original publication for freshmen and transfer students that will be distributed to incoming first-year students prior to their arrival on campus. Applications can be found at http://fye.ua.edu/book.cfm and are due Oct. 3. More information: Kaitlin Hartley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 348-7983.
Students interested in joining UA’s chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness are invited to attend the organization’s first meeting of the semester Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in 351 Gordon Palmer Hall. NAMI-UA seeks to advocate for, educate about and support students with mental illnesses on campus. More information: Jaime Anderson at email@example.com or 859-380-2841.
Applications are being accepted through Sept. 27 for membership in the Future Black Leaders of UA, an initiative of the Black Student Union. FBLUA provides first-year minority students with resources and professional skills that will help them get involved in under-represented areas at UA. Visit, http://bsu.ua.edu for an application. Return completed applications to the SOURCE office, next to 360 Ferguson Center. More information: Alvin Lockett at firstname.lastname@example.org or Amber Burrell at email@example.com.
Sigma Delta Tau sorority is participating in continuous open bidding for the fall semester. Individuals interested in joining the sorority are invited to the sorority house for refreshments on Sept. 30 at noon before joining sorority members at the Alabama vs. Texas A&M volleyball game that begins at 1:30 p.m. in Foster Auditorium. More information: vice president of recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts Renaissance in Tuscaloosa Schools is seeking UA students to lead arts-related workshops for kindergarten through fifth grades at Tuscaloosa-area public schools. Volunteers are also needed to assist at workshops. Participation could involve as few as three hours. Students interested in a higher level of participation can also earn independent study credit through New College. The workshops are held during the regular school day, usually on Thursdays or Fridays between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., though days and times can be flexible. The workshops are generally 30-60 minutes long. Anyone who is interested in participating can visit http://tuscaloosaaw.com and click on the Get Involved link on the right side of the page. More information: Adrian Klein at email@example.com or Dr. Marysia Galbraith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students and veterans with physical disabilities can learn to row at a clinic that will be held Sept. 27 from 1-5:30 p.m. Knowledge or experience with rowing is not necessary, but the ability to swim is required. The clinic will begin at the Aquatic Center, where participants will learn the basics, and then move to the Black Warrior River. More information: Margaret Stran at email@example.com or 348-7991.
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