Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at UA to Celebrate 35th Anniversary

The University of Alabama Theta Sigma chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will celebrate the chapter’s 35th anniversary with events on campus April 24-26.

UA’s ‘Last Lecture’ Winner to Talk about Apologizing

Dr. Utz McKnight, assistant professor of political science at The University of Alabama, has won the 2009 Last Lecture Series Award from UA’s Graduate School.

Events Set at UA for Childhood Stroke Awareness Week

The University of Alabama Pediatric Stroke Initiative, a joint project of the College of the Community Health Sciences and the Honors College, will hold events on campus during Childhood Stroke Awareness Week April 27-May 1.

UA’s Delta Zeta Sorority to Host Clay Classic

The University of Alabama’s Delta Zeta Sorority will host their first Charity Clay Classic on April 25 to benefit the UA Speech and Hearing Center. The event will be held from 1-6 p.m. at Tannehill Sporting Clays Ltd. in Woodstock.

UA Community Service Center to Host National Volunteer Week

The University of Alabama Community Service Center will be hosting National Volunteer Week and providing service opportunities for faculty, staff and students. Volunteers are asked to sign up at the Community Service Center in 345 Ferguson Center or at Earth Fest on Sunday, April 19, on the Quad at the CSC table from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Day of Silence to be Held at UA April 17

As part of the national Day of Silence, a Breaking the Silence event will be held in the Ferguson Center lounge on The University of Alabama campus April 17 at 5 p.m.

Partnership Between Southern Union, UA Offers Nurses Mobility

Advanced nursing degrees are within easier reach for area registered nurses through a new Internet-based partnership between Southern Union State Community College and The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing.

UA Libraries Announce Book Collecting Contest Winners

Four University of Alabama students who have a passion for books have been named winners in the UA Libraries’ 3rd annual Book Collecting Contest. On Wednesday, April 15, at 2:30 p.m. in 205 Gorgas Library there will be an event to recognize contest winners, after which Dr. Louis Pitschmann, dean of University Libraries, will speak on book collecting and book collections. A reception will follow.

UA Capstone Engineering Society to Sponsor Golf Tournament

The Capstone Engineering Society of The University of Alabama College of Engineering will hold the ninth annual CES Golf Tournament Thursday, April 30, at the Bent Brook Golf Course in Bessemer with registration and lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Ceramic Artists Childers, Cain to Show Works at UA

Ceramic artists Ian Childers and Micah Cain will visit The University of Alabama from Wednesday, April 15, to Friday, April 17. UA’s Creative Campus Initiative and the department of art and art history are presenting the visit.