Hi ! Check out this week's news and events from around campus. View this email in your browser December 5 - December 11 PHOTO OF THE WEEK UAH's Department of Music presented the Peace on Earth Christmas Spectacular. The guests included the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and A cappella group Committed, U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and Huntsville Community Chorus. CONNECT CHARGERS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15 Women's Basketball vs West Georgia5:30 p.m.Men's Basketball vs West Georgia7:30 p.m.SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 Women's Basketball vs West Alabama2:00 p.m.Men's Basketball vs West Alabama4:00 p.m. ABOUT About UAH Headlines UAH Headlines is a service of the Office of Marketing and Communications, and is distributed weekly to all faculty and staff. Correction Policy There will be times when corrections will need to be made to the UAH Headlines newsletter, or times when you, the reader, notice errors and mistakes. We have chosen not to send out corrections via email. 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TOP HEADLINES » UAH graduating senior Dylan Stewart's Liberal Arts degree "holds countless untold benefits" » UAH Office of Student Life hosts 2017 Leadership Conference CAMPUS EVENTS DEC5Finals ReCharge — Free Self Serve CoffeeThe Louis Salmon Library will have free self-serve coffee in the lobby 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Swing by grab a cup or have one to go!DEC8UAH Faculty/Staff Holiday CheerHoliday Cheer, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lowe House 210 Williams Avenue. RSVP now: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com.ELC Family Sing AlongThe UAH Early Learning Center will host a family sing along, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., auditorium. For more information, please call 256.824.4750.DEC9CON Pinning CeremonyDean Marsha H. Adams will give the address at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 3 p.m., Von Braun Center North Hall. The event welcomes new nurses into the profession. Nurses are presented with pins by UAH nursing faculty.DEC10Rocket City Marathon Benefitting UAH Rise SchoolThe UAH Rise School has been named the major charity this year for the 40th running of the Rocket City Marathon. Rise School teachers, staff, students and families will have a cheering station at mile nine. The UAH community is encouraged to come out and join us at (approximately) 7:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m., to cheer on runners in this year's event. For more information 256.824.4750, or runrocketcity.com.DEC11UAH Fall 2016 CommencementCommencement speaker is Dr. Willie E. May, NIST Director and Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, 2 p.m., in the Von Braun Center in the Propst Arena. Ceremony will include students who have completed degree requirements in Summer and Fall semesters. Visit the Registrar's website for more details about the Commencement Ceremony.DEC12UAH Public Seminar"NIST: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why You Should Care," presented by Dr. Willie E. May, 10 a.m., Charger Union Theater. May is Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He also served as UAH Fall 2016 Commencement speaker.Terry Willoughby Retirement ReceptionThe university community is invited to a retirement celebration honoring Terry Willoughby, Director of Building Maintenance and Construction in UAH Facilities and Operations from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Shelby Center 301. Please join us for dessert and to wish him well.DEC13UAH Graduation For Army Materiel CommandCeremony for UAH Supply Chain Management Certificate Graduates, 9 a.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium.DEC15Alabama Credit Union Holiday Skip•A•PayYou may be eligible to postpone your ACU consumer loan payment. Bring a new, unwrapped gift for a needy child, or donate to Secret Meals for Hungry Children (suggested donation $35). Please contact a loan officer at 256.824.6518, or visit: alabamacu.com. The ACU Skip•A•Pay ends today.DEC16Turnitin Update: Feedback Studio is Coming!UAH's Turnitin software will be upgraded to it's most up-to-date interface, Feedback Studio, on Friday, Dec. 16. This change will streamline the feedback process for instructors and students that use Turnitin assignments in Canvas. Learn more about Turnitin Feedback Studio. Turnitin Feedback Studio link: turnitin.com.DEC19UAH ELC "Time with Santa"The UAH Early Learning Center will have a sensory friendly time with Santa at Parkway Place Mall, from 9 a.m., to 10:30 a.m.. The Huntsville Havoc team will be there, includes cookies for students and a craft table.DEC21UAH Early Learning Center Winter Break ObservedDec. 19 - Jan. 3DEC23UAH Closed for Christmas/New Year's HolidaysDec. 23 - Jan. 2 CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF » UAH offers discounted Fitbit Devices » FLSA Overtime Rule Effective Date Delayed » Flu Shots Available at FSCThe UAH Faculty and Staff Clinic has flu shots. The cost is $20. Please call 256.824.2100 to make an appointment. The clinic is located in Wilson Hall, third floor, Suite 327. More information can be found at: cdc.gov/flu.» Celebrating 50 Years of Music at UAHThe 2016-2017 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of UAH's Department of Music. Please join us as we commemorate this landmark occasion with a year-long Golden Jubilee celebration. Check out the details» TIAA-CREF UAH Individual Retirement ConsultationsRetirement counseling for TIAA-CREF Voluntary Retirement Plans is Wednesday, Dec. 14. To schedule an appointment, please visit: tiaa.org or call 1-800-732-8353. If you have questions, you may contact Human Resources at 256.824.6545.» VALIC UAH Individual Retirement ConsultationsRetirement counseling dates for VALIC consultations Thursday, Dec. 15, 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., or by appointment, please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. See the TRS Planning for Retirement site for more information. If you have questions, you may contact UAH Human Resources 256.824.6640.