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The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Announcements for 2/12/2010

Student bus available for UGA basketball game

Crimson Chaos is sponsoring a bus trip to the Alabama vs. Georgia men’s basketball game on February 20th to the first 50 interested students. Bus and ticket will be covered by Crimson Chaos. The bus will leave from Tuscaloosa that Saturday morning and return that night after the game. If you are interested, please send an email to [email protected].

Fraternity, sororities host benefit

Delta Tau Delta, Zeta Tau Alpha and Alpha Phi are hosting a benefit barbecue on Tuesday to benefit Big Oak Ranch and Haiti relief efforts. The event is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Delta Tau Delta house. Tickets are $5 and can be bought at the door or by calling Charlie White at 205-218-9047. The band Colin Maxwell will perform. Shirts will be sold for $16, and there will be a raffle for autographed footballs.

Study abroad fair offers information

Capstone International Academic Programs will be hosting a Study Abroad Fair on Feb. 16. It will be in the Ferguson Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Program providers from across the country will be in attendance giving students information about their programs. All providers in attendance are companies affiliated with UA through Capstone International. Tables will also be set up by the CIAP office to answer students’ questions about studying overseas, as well as Study Abroad Connections – a student organization geared toward students interested in going abroad and those who have already studied abroad.

Capstone Hero award nominations being accepted through Friday

In March, UA will celebrate the fifth annual week of events dedicated to celebrating the ideals of the Capstone Creed. As part of this important week of events each year, we honor individuals and/or organizations whose lives and contributions to life at the Capstone echo the values espoused in the Creed. These honors come in the form of a special award called the “Capstone Hero” award. Nominations for this award are available at and will be accepted through Feb. 12.

UA students, faculty and staff, friends and community members are invited to submit nomination(s) for individuals or groups who serve as living examples that inspire and challenge us as a community to live up to the principles of integrity within the Capstone Creed. Nominations must be turned in to the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership (355 Ferguson Center) or emailed to [email protected] by 4 p.m. on Feb. 12.

Elliott Society applications available

The Elliott Society is now accepting applications for membership. The Elliott Society is a Community Service Based University Wide Honorary. The society recognizes students, faculty and alumni who have made significant leadership contributions to the campus, community, state and nation in areas of social and cultural progress. Applications can be found at The deadline is March 5th. For more information, please contact Korey Hayes at [email protected].

UA class cancellations a possibility

The University will be under a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. tonight. If inclement weather does not permit class and normal operations by 8 a.m., classes will be officially be suspended for the day. If predictions from the National Weather Service materialize and the University experiences snow accumulations that make driving on the roads dangerous, classes and normal operations will be suspended until the warning is cancelled for the Tuscaloosa area, and roadways are safe for travel.

If UA operations are suspended, non-essential personnel will not be required to report for work. The news release also stated that individuals should take necessary precautions “to ensure personal safety and use caution on roadways and sidewalks.”

According to the Opelika-Auburn News, both Auburn University and Auburn city schools said that they will be shut down today. The University encourages all students and faculty to monitor weather updates from local media sources.

According to an announcement from the University, students should check with event organizers for more information regarding events scheduled for today.

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