Announcements for 2/17/2010

Andrew Richardson

Campus Voice holds forum for student leaders

On Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom, the SOURCE’s Campus Voice Initiative will host the first Campus Voice Forum. The event is designed to allow reregistered campus organization leaders to engage in collaborative discussion with fellow leaders about their goals for campus, and will also give them the opportunity to voice their group concerns to administrators.

Kappa Delta holds Shamrock Run 5K

The Zeta Chapter of Kappa Delta is sponsoring a registered 5K run to benefit the local charity CAPS: Child Abuse Prevention Services and the national organization Prevent Child Abuse of America. The Kappa Delta Shamrock Run will be held on Saturday at the Kappa Delta house located on sorority row. The race will start at 10 a.m. The registration fee is $20. Checks should be made out to Kappa Delta. The donation fee will include a t-shirt, unless the runner wants to donate all of the money to the charities. Awards will be given to the top three men and to the top three women finalists.

Last Lecture nomination deadline is Friday

The Graduate School will be accepting student nominations for the 2010 Last Lecture until. This is an opportunity for students to nominate the professor they would most like to hear deliver a lecture based on this premise: “If this were your last time to address a group of students at the Capstone, what would you say to them?” Last year’s winner was Utz McKnight from the Department of Political Science. Students can submit an electronic nomination by going to: graduate.ua.edu/events/lastlecture.html.

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.

Documenting Justice class applications available

The Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility announces that applications are being accepted for the 2010-11 Documenting Justice class, a two-semester interdisciplinary documentary filmmaking course focusing on issues of justice and injustice in the state of Alabama. For students planning on studying abroad, there is also Documenting Justice International. The course is open to any UA undergraduate or graduate student and requires no experience in filmmaking or production.

Interested students should apply by the priority deadline of March 10, but early application is encouraged. If you need additional information, please call 348-6495 or visit cesr.ua.edu.