Latrelle Porter, executive director of Hospice of West Alabama, will deliver The University of Alabama School of Social Work’s Honors Day Convocation Friday, April 3 in room 120 of Farrah Hall.
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The University of Alabama will recognize the achievement of outstanding students and faculty during Honors Week activities on campus from Monday, March 30, to Sunday, April 5. The Tapping on the Mound ceremony, a tradition since the early 1900s, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, on the Mound at the west side of the UA Quad (rain location will be Moody Music Building Concert Hall). University honoraries Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortar Board, Blue Key National Honor Society and Anderson Society will induct members.
“Making the Grade: Reforming Alabama’s Education” will be the topic of a University of Alabama Honors College Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Ferguson Center Forum on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama’s Gorgas House Museum will display a new exhibit on the Gorgas family and their experiences during the Civil War beginning on April 3, the day before the 150th anniversary of the burning of UA’s campus by Union forces.
A series of lectures about the Civil War — the 19th annual J.C.C. Sanders Lecture Series — will be held Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand Gallery of the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama campus.
Wendi Strong will give the 2015 Koten Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by The University of Alabama’s Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.
This year’s Rural Health Conference, slated for April 17 at The University of Alabama, will feature a “cooking challenge.”
The University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences department of consumer sciences will host the Alabama Personal Finance Challenge April 14.
The Alabama Panhellenic Association will host its annual Easter egg hunt for the Tuscaloosa community on the front lawn of the President’s Mansion Sunday, March 29.
A team of University of Alabama engineering students are set to race in the Third Annual University Hoverbowl Challenge near Tuscaloosa March 28.