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The University of Alabama

Academic Integrity Week Events Set at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Events for Academic Integrity Week will be held at The University of Alabama Oct. 8-12.

The week is hosted by the UA Academic Honor Council, a student organization that works with faculty members and students to increase the awareness of academic integrity.

The schedule for the 2012 Academic Integrity Week includes:  

Monday, Oct. 8 – The AHC, SGA and student athletes will pass out free Denny Dogs and water on the Quad from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Students will be asked to sign a flag and make a pledge to integrity.

Tuesday, Oct. 9 – Each college will be holding their own academic integrity workshop designed and led by the college’s AHC members.

Wednesday, Oct. 10 – Federal Judge Mark Fuller will talk to students about his experience with ethics in the courtroom at 6 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Heritage Room. The Academic Integrity Week Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Heritage Room.  

Thursday, Oct. 11 – The AHC and student athletes will be passing out promotional items on the Quad from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. AHC will then be searching for five students using the promotional items from 2-4 p.m. and each winner will receive a Supply Store gift card. 

Friday, Oct.12 – AHC members and students athletes will be passing out free Denny Dogs and bottles of water at the UA Women’s Soccer Team game vs. Mississippi State at 7 p.m. on campus. 

The goal of the week is to instill and inspire a culture of honesty and integrity across campus. This year’s theme is “Champions don’t cheat. Choose Integrity!”  

For more information, contact Abbey Kacpura, AHC president, at



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.