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The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Announcements for 3/29/2010

Local colleges join for Unity Day

The UA SGA is teaming up with Stillman College and Shelton State Community College to sponsor the fourth annual Unity Day. The event will be held on Stillman’s campus on Friday, April 2 at 3 p.m. There will be free food, music, games and an opportunity to meet and socialize with all higher education students in Tuscaloosa. Unity Day will conclude with a balloon release in which each school will release balloons of their school colors mixing together in a representation of the bond to be made between the campuses.

There will also be a community service aspect to Unity Day that will take place on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the local Boys and Girls Club chapter. All students from each campus are invited to participate.

Construction to change roadway

The entrance of Jefferson Ave. from University Blvd. will be closed starting on April 12 for the construction of the Alpha Tau Omega new chapter house. The public will have to access Jefferson Avenue by turning onto 2nd Avenue and then turning left onto 4th Street. Jefferson Avenue is the second right, after the left onto 4th Street.

Nominations being accepted for Penny Allen Award

The Penny Allen Award recognizes one student and one non-student (faculty, staff or administrative personnel) who has made a significant contribution to student life at the University of Alabama. The School of Social Work and the Alabama Union Board of Governors established the award on this campus in honor of the late Sara Bell Penrod Allen.

The student must have at least a 3.0 and be an incoming junior or senior.

If you know of an individual you wish to nominate, the nomination forms can be found at under the applications tab. The completed nomination forms should be submitted to Room 356 in the Ferguson Center or sent to Box 870292 no later than Wednesday at noon. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Maddox at [email protected] or 205-348-7487.

Deadline close for PRSSA executive board member applications

Public Relations Student Society of America is accepting applications for executive board members until March 31. Applications can be downloaded from the Web site or can be picked up in the PRSSA box in Phifer 412. Officer positions and descriptions are also available on the site.

For more information contact PRSSA at [email protected].

Student groups to host golf tournament for RISE

After raising nearly $6,000 last year, the Student Alumni Association and the UA chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity are hosting the annual RISE & SHINE Golf Tournament.

The RISE & SHINE Golf Tournament is a charity tournament that benefits the UA RISE School. Also, a portion of the proceeds help fund two $500 Student leadership scholarships given out by the SAA each year.

This year’s RISE & SHINE Golf Tournament will be held April 26 at Bent Brook Golf Course in Birmingham. The entry fee is $125 per person or $500 per team. The fee for UA students is $100 per person. The tournament style is 4-man scramble. Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., and a shotgun start will begin the tournament at 1 p.m. You can register as a team, or you can register as a single player and you will be placed on a team. To register and pay online, please visit The player registration deadline is April 4.

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