Dialog Extra for June 1, 2009
June 1st, 2009 - Filed under: Dialog Extra
METLIFE LONG-TERM CARE COUNSELING - Tom Hampton, a certified financial consultant with MetLife, will lead a long-term care insurance seminar June 16, 5:30-7 p.m., G-54 Rose Administration building. This seminar is designed to help employees decide if long-term care insurance is suitable for their needs. Reservations are requested; to reserve a seat, call Judy Trant at (888) 607-4014, ext. 150.
CALL FOR RURAL HEALTH CONFERENCE POSTERS - The University’s Rural Health Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting abstracts for poster presentations for its 10th Annual Rural Health Conference, to be held Sept. 17-18 at the Bryant Conference Center and Hotel Capstone. The theme of this year’s event is “Prevention: More Than Just an Apple a Day.” Posters should focus on prevention as it relates to rural health and rural health care. The deadline to submit an abstract is July 13. For more information, visit www.rhc.ua.edu or contact Dr. Lea Yerby at 348-4693.
QUAD STREET STABILIZATION – UA is performing minor road repairs to Sixth Avenue, Capstone Drive and Colonial Drive. Repairs are expected to be complete by Friday, June 5. For more information, contact Chris Tanner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOYS STATE TO BE HELD AT UA - UA will host the annual American Legion Alabama Boys State May 31-June 6. Hundreds of rising high school senior males from all over the state of Alabama will be on the UA campus for the event. Boys State, a program of the American Legion, emphasizes practical participation in a model state, complete with the governing officials. Many UA employees and alumni are involved in this year’s program. For more information, contact Tim Hebson at 348-8237.
WRITING CENTER SUMMER HOURS - The Writing Center, located in 121 Wilson Hall, will be open as follows during summer terms: Interim, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., walk-ins only; Summer I and II, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., walk-ins and appointments. For more information, please visit www.as.ua.edu/writingcenter.
SURPLUS PROPERTY SALE – The UA Surplus Property Office will have Public Sale PS2009-09 sealed bid opening for 27 lots on June 3 at 10 a.m. in the Surplus Property Office. Items may be viewed by appointment only. For more information, visit http://surplus.ua.edu, or contact the office at 348-7501.
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
TUESDAY, JUNE 2
Microsoft Word 2007 Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., A342 Gordon Palmer
THURSDAY, JUNE 4
Teambuilding – Collaborating Toward a Common Goal, June 4, 9-10:30 a.m., G-54 Rose
Farmers’ Market, each Thursday, 3-6 p.m., Canterbury Episcopal Church lawn
Rude Mechanicals presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth, June 4-6, 7:30-9 p.m., River Road Park East
SATURDAY, JUNE 6
Saturdays in the Park, Saturdays in June, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Moundville Archaeological Park
2009 Summer Enrichment Workshop, June 8-26, 8-11:30 a.m., Matthews Elementary
Alive at 25 Training, June 8, 1-3:30 p.m., 101F Student Services Center
E-Course Fundamental Computer Course, June 8, 9 and 10, 1:30-4:30 p.m., G-54 Rose
Creative Writing Camp, June 8-26, 301 Morgan Hall
Crucial Conversations, June 10 and 17, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., G-54 Rose Administration
WORTH QUOTING – “It’s time for Sen. [Jeff] Sessions to step up to the plate and show some leadership. Even before the nomination was announced, the Republicans were already gearing up to oppose any name that comes before them. He has to set a standard as the ranking Republican member of the committee.” Bryan Fair, professor of constitutional law at UA, as quoted in a Tuscaloosa News article about the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
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