Announcements for 7/1/2010

Jon Lunceford

University Holiday

UA will be closed on July 5 in observance of Independence Day.

Sidewalk Closure

The sidewalk between Lloyd Hall and Smith Hall has closed for replacement and will reopen July 6.

Alumnus receives employer recognition award from UA

Keith Hanson, a 2008 graduate of the operations management master’s program at The University of Alabama, recently received the 2010 Employer Recognition Award for his service to UA students during their career search. The award recognizes alumni who give back to UA as employers by advancing students’ knowledge of companies and careers and by assisting in preparing students for a successful career search. Faculty and staff nominate alumni based on willing involvement in Career Center programs, mock interviews, career fairs, mentoring and networking.

Engineering student receives national scholarship

Chris J. “CJ” Searcy Jr., a junior mechanical engineering student at The University of Alabama, recently received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Small Firm Council Scholarship worth $5,000.

Searcy, from Selma, was nominated for an ACEC General Scholarship by the ACEC of Alabama. As one of three national winners selected for general scholarships, Searcy’s application was reviewed based on cumulative grade point average, an essay, work experience, recommendation letters and extracurricular college activities.