Tuesday, February 12, 2008

UA STUDENT NEWS - Feb. 12, 2008


Feb. 12, 2008


Feb. 12
Ring Week begins
UA Leadership Series, 7-8 p.m., 205 Gorgas
“The Mystery of Irma Vep” opens in Allen Bales Theatre
Phi Sigma Pi Info Session
Sign-up for Spring Co-op Interview Day

Feb. 13
“Kissing Booth,” 11 a.m.–2 p.m., second floor, Ferguson Center
Phi Sigma Pi Info Session

Feb. 15
Parking Permit Sale and Exchange, 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m., 103 Student Services
A&S Scholarship Applications due

Feb. 19
Finding a Major and Minor Workshop, 4-5 p.m., 205 Gorgas

Throughout February
African-American Heritage Month Events


“The Mystery of Irma Vep” opens Feb. 12 in the Allen Bales Theatre and runs through Feb. 17. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $6 for all performances, www.crimsonartstickets.com, 348-3400.

Project Health will sponsor an inaugural “Kissing Booth” on Feb. 13 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. on the second floor of Ferguson Center. Participants will receive not only a “kiss” but also a message on healthy relationships and sexual responsibility, in light of the Healthy Relationships and Sexual Responsibility national college health awareness week and Valentine’s Day.

This event focuses on Alabama’s pioneer black architect. On Feb. 25, a presentation on Alabama’s pioneer black architect, Wallace Rayfield, will be held at 1:30 p.m. in 205 Gorgas. More information: Shana Rivers, 348-9534.

Phi Sigma Pi will hold an Info Session on Feb. 12 and 13 at the Ferguson Center Starbucks. Phi Sigma Pi is a coed organization offering a wide variety of experiences to its members. More information: Mary Nell Coleman, recruitment adviser.

Ring Week will be held Feb. 11-15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University Supply Store. A Balfour representative will be available, and orders can be placed at the SUPe Store or by visiting www.balfourcollege.com.

Help the UA Adteam conduct a survey for an advertising campaign. The Internet survey will help the Adteam research students’ use of social networks and the Internet.

SGA SPIRIT Scholarship applications are now available at www.spirit.ua.edu or by stopping by the SGA office in the Ferguson Center. Applications are due March 26 at 4:45 p.m. More information: Alicia King at 348-9316.

Transportation services announces additional Commuter West and Commuter Northeast permits for sale or exchange for graduate, senior and junior students only. This event will be Feb. 15 from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 103 Student Services Center.

Creative Campus’ Third Annual Critic’s Pick will be published beginning Feb. 15. Opportunities to be a critic are still available. Contact uacreativecampus@gmail.com if you’re interested.

Puedo Hablar? May I Speak? is a new documentary offering a portrait of a Venezuelan society at a crossroads after seven years of a Hugo Chavez presidency. It will be shown in Ferguson Theater on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. Free admission and open to the general public.


The summer/fall 2008 registration timetable and schedule of classes are now available on the Web at http://registrar.ua.edu/registration/.

Sign-up for the Spring Co-op Interview Day will be Feb. 11-15. More information: Naomi Powell at 348-8549.

Finding a Major and Minor that Fits Workshop will be held Feb. 19 from 4-5 p.m. in 205 Gorgas Library. This workshop is aimed at students who are still exploring their majors and minors. Topics will include: advising, changing divisions, the declaration process, resources, and career information. More information: Wendy McMillian.

Preparing for Advising: Summer/Fall 2008 Pre-Advising Workshop will be held Feb. 25 from 4-5 p.m. in 205 Gorgas. Come and find answers to your questions about upcoming semesters. Topics will include: finding your adviser, attending summer school somewhere else, where to make your advising appointment, general education requirements, resources, and a registration timetable. More information: Wendy McMillian.

A&S Sophomore Scholarship applications are due by noon on Feb. 15. More information: Susan J. Halliday at 348-7009.

Attend the paid four-week Army ROTC Leader Training Course at Fort Knox this summer. No prior military experience is required. More information: Major Calvin Summers at 348-1056.

Remember to check the Crimson Calendar for all the week’s events.

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