Announcements for 2/23/2010

CW Staff

Student photos needed for Capstone Creed Week display

The Office of Student Involvement & Leadership is seeking student photograph submissions for a compilation of work to be featured during Capstone Creed Week, which will take place March 1-5. Students are asked to submit up to 3 photographs depicting the Capstone Creed in action, along with a short paragraph describing what is taking place in each photo, and how it relates to the ideals and values within the Creed.

To be considered for inclusion in this project, photographs must be submitted no later than 4:00pm on Monday to capstonecreedphotovoiceproject@gmail.com. Students whose submissions are accepted will be notified no later than March 3.

Kappa Kappa Gamma holds benefit

Kappa Kappa Gamma is hosting its annual “Kappa for a Kure,” benefiting the American Cancer Society. Kappa will be having a pancake breakfast in honor of Carleton Parnell, a former member. The breakfast will be the Kappa house Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5. Everyone is welcome.

Fraternity, sorority hold bone marrow drive

Pi Kappa Phi and Chi Omega will hold a bone marrow drive Wednesday in honor of Blaise and Madeline Finnegan. Blaise, a UA freshman, and Madeline, a freshman at Huntsville High School, both have Fanconi anemia, requiring bone marrow transplants.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, students can sign up to join the marrow registry. Donors must be over 16, weigh more than 110 pounds and show photo ID The bone marrow drive will be held at the Pi Kappa Phi house and on Sorority Row.

Positions available with SOURCE

Looking to get real world experience in your field? The SOURCE Board of Governors is currently accepting applications for the 2010-11 directors’ positions. These paid positions all work with programming and assistance for more than 300 student organizations on campus. Students of all levels are encouraged to apply and applications are due March 5 at 4:45 to 355 Ferguson. For more information and applications please go to thesouce.ua.edu. For questions, contact Alex Karagas at 248-6114 or karag001@sa.ua.edu.

Financial Aid Awareness month is February

Student Financial Aid will host an open house Feb. 26 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the plaza between the Student Services Center and Ferguson Center. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held on the first floor of the Student Services Center.

To learn more about financial aid, visit financialaid.ua.edu.

“Matsuri in the Mall” to be Saturday

Capstone International Center will be hosting “Matsuri in the Mall” Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be located at the University Mall. “Matsuri in the Mall” offers an opportunity to experience Japanese culture. Through an exciting variety of cultural exhibits and performances, such as Japanese martial arts demonstrations, Sumo wrestling, Kimono display and many other activities, the group hope to build friendship and increase an understanding of the country and people of Japan. A raffle drawing will be held at 4:00pm during the closing ceremony to give away gift certificates to various local restaurants.

For more information, please contact Capstone International Center at 348-5256.