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Posts Tagged ‘Literacy’

UA Library School Awards Record Number of Books to Black Belt Schools

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is awarding a record $22,552 in new, free books to elementary-, middle- and high-school libraries in the Black Belt region of the state during February and March.

UA to Collect Books for the Black Belt

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development will participate in the 2016 “Books for the Alabama Black Belt” campaign. The campus-wide campaign runs from Monday, March 21, to Friday, April 1.

Bice to Speak at UA Childhood Literacy Summit

The University of Alabama will hold “Lifting Literacy, Lifting Lives: A Statewide Summit to Discuss Literacy Issues in the Education of Early and Emergent Readers,” May 7.

UA Students Mount Brooms for ‘Ground Quidditch’

The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus will host a World Cup Quidditch tournament from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, on the UA Quad.

UA School of Library and Information Studies Awards More Than $8,800 in Books to Black Belt Schools

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies awarded more than $8,800 in books to elementary and high school library media centers in the Black Belt region of the state through the SLIS Book Bonanza for the Black Belt Program.

UA Students Launch Alabama Reads Campaign

With the goal of promoting literacy and small town life, students at The University of Alabama are working to kick off a statewide campaign called Alabama Reads.

New Student Group at UA Works to Help Alabamians Improve Literacy Skills

A new student organization called Literacy is The Edge has been started at The University of Alabama with the goal of improving literacy rates in West Alabama.

Book Drive to Support Literacy Week at UA

The Women Involved in Learning and Leading program, supported by the Women’s Resource Center and the department of women’s studies at The University of Alabama, will sponsor a week of literacy Nov. 3-7 on campus.

Expert on Health Communication and Literacy to Deliver Lecture as Part of Pfizer Visiting Professorship at UA

Dr. Barry D. Weiss, the Pfizer Visiting Professor in Health Literacy and Clear Health Communications, will speak on “Health Literacy: The Hidden Risk Factor” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Lecture Halls A-C at The University of Alabama’s Child Development Research Center.

Brown Bag Lecture Series at UA to Feature Speaker on African-American Women

The University of Alabama Women’s Resource Center and the department of women’s studies will present their Brown Bag Series on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12:30 p.m. in 308 Manly Hall.

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