UAH will host the grand opening celebration of Charger Union, on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The UAH community is invited to attend the daylong celebration beginning at 10 a.m., with the grand opening ribbon cutting and reception. The Charger Union connects with the campus greenway and Lakeside Drive. According to Dr. Regina Young Hyatt, dean of students and associate vice president for Student Affairs, special guests invited to the ribbon cutting include the Charger Union (CU) planning team (UAH staff and students), UAH President Bob Altenkirch, university architects, recent Student Government Association (SGA) presidents involved with the project, and local dignitaries. The CU grand opening will be celebrated in conjunction with the UAH spring semester Week of Welcome (WOW) activities, Jan. 8-11. WOW events can be found at: http://www.uah.edu/student-life/special-events/week-of-welcome/. A CU event schedule can be found at http://www.uah.edu/student-affairs/charger-union. Highlights of the day's events include tours, roving artists, food samples, music, prizes, comedy show and a late-night movie.