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August 11 - August 17
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LEAP (Leadership, Education and Advising Program) student Katie Burt of New Market, Al., moved into the Central Campus Residence Hall last week. LEAP assists first-year students in their transition from high school to UAH.
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CHARGERS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Talladega
5 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
sport icon Volleyball vs Miles
2 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Ouachita Baptist
6 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
sport icon Volleyball vs Southwest Baptist
1 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Trevecca Nazarene
5 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Tennessee Temple
7 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Union
7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
sport icon Volleyball vs West Florida
6 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
sport icon Cross Country Home Meet at Sharon Johnston Park
9 a.m.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Findlay
1 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
sport icon Women's Soccer vs North Alabama
7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Tennessee Temple
7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Mississippi College
5 p.m.
sport icon Volleyball vs Mississippi College
7 p.m.
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Mississippi College
7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
sport icon Volleyball vs Valdosta State
2 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
sport icon Women's Soccer vs Delta State
1 p.m.
sport icon Men's Soccer vs Delta State
3:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
sport icon Volleyball vs Lee
7 p.m.
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CAMPUS EVENTS
AUG
11
UAH Leadership Workshop
Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Assistant and Associate Deans attend, 8:30 a.m., to 2 p.m. Wilson Hall (room 168). Guest presenter Dr. Tim Renick, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success, and University Vice Provost at Georgia State University.

   
AUG
12
UAH Leadership Workshop
Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Assistant and Associate Deans attend, 8:30 a.m.,till noon, Wilson Hall (room 168). Guest presenter M. Chad Tindol, Director of Risk Management for The University of Alabama System.

   
AUG
15
University Housing Move-In
All university residence halls will open for students to move in, 9 a.m., to 10 p.m. Faculty, staff, and current students will be on hand to help students get settled.

Taste of Huntsville
Check out great food vendors in Huntsville, also get information from cell phone providers, banks and other local merchants, great giveaways and prizes, University Exhibit Hall, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sponsored by Student Affairs.

   
AUG
17
Education for All
Join College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students in assembling school kits that will be distributed around the world, enabling learning for students of all ages, 3 p.m., to 5 p.m., Engineering Building (room 258).

It's All Greek to Me
Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority, but unsure of the process for membership? Join us in the Charger Union Theater, 3 p.m., to 4 p.m., to hear members explain the recruitment and intake process and answer any questions. Sponsored by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

   
AUG
18
New Faculty Orientation
UAH New Faculty Orientation, 7:30 a.m., to 1:45 p.m., Shelby Center for Science and Technology (room 301).

College of Liberal Arts Open House
Stop by Morton Hall between 9 a.m., and 10:30 a.m., to chat with College of Liberal Arts faculty. Enjoy free coffee and donuts, and don't forget to enter the drawing for a chance to win a Dunkin' Donuts gift card.

UAH Student Research Open House
Student Research Opportunities Open House, 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., entrance lobbies and hallways of Von Braun Research Hall.

Veterans Meet and Mingle
Connect with new and returning student veterans. Make friends and ease your transition from the military into college, and enhance your experience at UAH, Charger Union (room 227), from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the UAH Veterans Network.

   
AUG
19
The UAH Commuter Experience
Meet other commuter students attending UAH. Network with experienced commuter students, and find ways to get involved on campus. The group will meet in the Charger Union Game Room, (first floor) explore the Get Involved Fair, 4 p.m., to 6:30 p.m. Also meet later for UAH Fall Convocation.

Fall Convocation
UAH Annual Fall Convocation Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., campus greenway.

President's Picnic
The President's Picnic will be from 7:30 p.m. through 9:30 p.m., campus greenway. Food! Fun! Festivities! Great food, live music, and a chance to mingle with friends, faculty, and staff. Don't forget your Charger ID card!

   
AUG
20
Deadline for Headlines submission
Due to the Labor Day Holiday the deadline for UAH Headlines submissions for the week of Sept. 4-10, will be Wednesday, Aug. 20, at noon. E-mail submissions to: maplesj@uah.edu

Cheryl Goldsleger Art Exhibit
AUGUST 20 - SEPTEMBER 15. Internationally renowned artist Cheryl Goldsleger Exhibit, Wilson Hall Art Gallery (first-floor). This event is sponsored by the UAH Philosophy Department and the Humanities Center's Eminent Scholar Program.

   
AUG
21
Alumni Association Meeting and Awards Presentation
The UAH Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Alumni of Achievement Awards Presentation, 5:30 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium Wilson Hall Auditorium (http://www.uah.edu/map). Reception immediately following meeting.

UAH Musical Theatre Auditions
Calling all actors, singers and dancers! The UAH Theatre will hold open auditions for the musical comedy, "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," at 6 p.m., in Chan Auditorium. Everyone is welcome. Bring a song to sing; there will be an accompanist to assist you. For more information contact the UAH Theatre Department (http://www.uah.edu/theatre).

   
AUG
22
UAH Finance Alumni Reunion
Co-hosted by the UAH Alumni Association and the UAH College of Business Administration. Join us for an afternoon of reconnecting and celebrating on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2 p.m., until 7 p.m. Register to attend by Aug. 22.

Welcome Back Cookout
UAH President's Faculty/Staff Welcome Back Cookout, 5 p.m., to 7 p.m., university greenway.

   
AUG
24
UAH Chargerettes Seminar
The Chargerettes Dance Team will host an informational seminar at 7 p.m., in the Charger Union (room 227). For more information, please contact Fathia Lutfi at ffl0001@uah.edu.

   
AUG
25
UAH Musical Theatre Auditions
Calling all actors, singers and dancers! The UAH Theatre will hold open auditions for the musical comedy, "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," at 6 p.m., in Chan Auditorium. Everyone is welcome. Bring a song to sing; there will be an accompanist to assist you. For more information contact the UAH Theatre Department (http://www.uah.edu/theatre).

   
AUG
29
College of Nursing Space Life Conference
Space Life Sciences conference, guest speaker Dr. William Tarver, from 8 a.m., to 12:15 p.m., Chan Auditorium. For more information, please contact Christy Bacon at christy.bacon@uah.edu.

   
AUG
31
Faculty Deadline for Digital Measures Material
UAH faculty members are encouraged to enter creative materials via Digital Measures (DM). The software tool will serve as a central repository for full-time faculty publications, creative works, and instructional activities.

Deadline to Purchase new UAH Parking Permits
UAH 2014-2015 parking permits must be purchased and displayed on vehicles by Monday, Sept. 1.

   
SEP
1
UAH closed for Labor Day
UAH will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. The university will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 2.

   

CAMPUS NEWS IN BRIEF
» UAH 2014-2015 Parking Permits Now Available
» August Clinic Corner
» TRS Retirement Preparation Seminars


» New Veterans Administration Work Study Program
The UAH Office of Student Engagement and Transition is pleased to announce the creation of the Veterans Administration (VA) Work Study program beginning this month. The program is open to student veterans at UAH. The VA program is designed to create access to resources and services to enhance the experience for all student veterans. The UAH application, which contains eligibility information, can be found here (https://uah.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4HiVVEdNnJ8ttY1). For more information, contact the UAH Office of Student Engagement and Transition at 256.824.6235 or set@uah.edu.

» UAH FALL 2014 WOW (WEEK OF WELCOME) EVENTS
Download the 2014 UAH Week of Welcome (WOW) Schedule.

» UAH Department of Education moves to Frances Roberts Hall
The UAH Department of Education has relocated from Morton Hall to Frances Roberts Hall. All Education faculty and staff are now on the third floor of Roberts Hall. The departmental office can be reached by phone at 256.824.6180, or in person in room 323.

» UAH Student Research Opportunities Open House
Student Research Opportunities Open House, Monday, Aug. 18, 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., entrance lobbies and hallways of Von Braun Research Hall. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost. Displays of recent and ongoing research opportunities will be set up in the historic Von Braun Research Hall. Students from all disciplines will be available to answer your questions.

» UAH faculty members are encouraged to enter creative materials via Digital Measures by Aug. 31
The UAH Offices of the Provost and Information Technology have been working together to implement Digital Measures (DM), a software tool that will serve as a central repository for the publications, creative works, and instructional activities of full-time faculty members. Log in to the system and begin entering your information here: https://www.digitalmeasures.com/login/uah/faculty. If you don't know your credentials, simply click the "Request Your Password" link at the lower right of the log in screen. Please contact Mary McManus (mary.mcmanus@uah.edu) for more information.

» PLAYFAIR!
PLAYFAIR! is unlike anything else you have experienced. It's entertainment! It's interactive! It's fun! It’s a great way to reconnect with orientation leaders. It's the perfect way to develop new friendships. PLAYFAIR! is a powerful program for campus unity and school spirit. This event is a must during WOW. Participants receive a FREE lunch afterwards. The event is Saturday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m., to 1 p.m., Charger Union lawn (rain location University Center Exhibit Hall).

» Helping Hands for Huntsville
Reach out to the Huntsville community and volunteer with fellow UAH members for a morning of service, on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 8 a.m., to noon (rain location University Center lobby). Meet at the University Center Slab. Lunch will be provided to participants at the end of service. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/uah14helpinghands. Sponsored by Volunteer Chargers.

» Family Fun Day!
Let's have some FUN! Bring your whole family on Saturday, Aug. 23, and join us for an afternoon of games, snacks, prizes, and a family-friendly movie in the Charger Union Theater, 2 p.m., to 4 p.m. Kids of all ages welcome! Sponsored by Student Affairs, Women's Studies, and the Non-Traditional Women's Network.

» Charger Spirit Night
An evening full of Charger Pride with performances by UAH cheerleaders, pep band, and dance team, Saturday, Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., Spragins Hall. Take part in rich campus traditions learning chants and the University's fight song, led by Blue Crew and our very own Charger Blue! Remaining WOW prizes will also be awarded. You may be the winner of a free meal plan or in-state tuition (MUST be present to win). Show your pride and find out tonight! Sponsored by the Association for Campus Entertainment.

» UAH Fall Career Fair
UAH's Fall 2014 Career Fair is Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., at the UAH Fitness Center. The UAH Career Fair is open exclusively to UAH students and alumni in all majors who are searching for full-time, co-op, and internship positions. For more information, please contact Kellee Crawford at 256.824.6938. More information available online.

» VALIC Individual Retirement Counseling
VALIC Individual Retirement Counseling for UAH employees Thursdays or by appointment. Please call 256.337.9758 to schedule an appointment. All sessions will be held in Shelbie King Hall room 102. If you need more information, you may contact Human Resources at 256.824.6640.

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