Schedule of Events

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January 7, 2015 - January 10, 2015
 

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Winter Wonderland
Charger Union Parking Lot — 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Week of Welcome Committee
Kick-off Spring Week of Welcome with a fun-filled evening of ice-skating and snow tubing! We will have hot chocolate and coffee to keep you warm while you embrace the cold. What better way to start a new semester than a night reconnecting with friends and meeting new ones at this winter wonderland?

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Charger Welcome Stands (Tradition Event)
Various Locations — 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Week of Welcome Committee
Happy New Year! Here's to starting off a great spring term! Stop by one of the many Charger Welcome Stands across campus to get needed directions, helpful advice, or a fun WOW giveaway item.

Global Bingo
University Center 116 — 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of International Engagement
Stop by the Office of International Engagement and pick up a bingo sheet. Answer enough questions correctly and win a prize. Students will have from January 7 through January 9 to participate.

Donuts with Delta Zeta
Shelby Center Lobby — 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Delta Zeta
Come join the ladies of Delta Zeta at the Shelby Center for free drinks and donuts on your first day of class!

"Picture Perfect" First Day of School
Business Administration Building Atrium — 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Business Administration
Make your first day of the semester one that you'll never forget. Visit our photo booth! Take a picture and then grab a snack and mix-n-mingle.

Spring Into Action Volunteer Fair
Charger Union — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Volunteer Chargers
Stop by to connect with members from the Huntsville community! You will meet numerous non-profit organizations in the area that you can volunteer your time with and make a lasting impact on our community.

Student Health Center Welcome Table
University Center Lobby – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Health Center
Stop by to receive free giveaways and information regarding health services offered on campus.

Take a Seat & Make a Friend
Charger Union Lobby — 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Leadership Programs and New Student Orientation
Straight from the SoulPancake experiment seen on Youtube, we bring you a fun way to meet new friends and talk about life's big questions. This must attend event combines the fun of a ball pit and meeting new friends.

Dean of Students Open House
Charger Union 223 — 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Dean of Students
Stop by the Dean of Students suite to meet the staff and enjoy some goodies!

Share Your Goals with Kappa Delta
Charger Union Lobby — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Kappa Delta
Stop by and share your goals for 2015 with the ladies of Kappa Delta.

S'more Services than Ever - Now at the Library
Salmon Library — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Salmon Library, Office of Information Technology Help Desk, and Student Success Center
Warm up, make s'mores, and learn about the different UAH services located in the Salmon Library, including the OIT Help Desk, Student Success Center, and Library resources!

Cupcakes at the Counseling Center
Wilson Hall 329 — 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Counseling Center
The Counseling Center invites you to visit us in our new location! Free cupcakes, warm beverages, and giveaways.

Basketball with DChi
University Fitness Center – 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Delta Chi
Stop by the UFC and shoot some hoops with the men of Delta Chi.

New Graduate Student Welcome
Charger Union 227 — 4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Sponsored By: Graduate School
Join us for a quick welcome and orientation from the Graduate Dean. All graduate students are invited, but new graduate students are encouraged to attend! Refreshments will be served.

AKAdemics with the K's
Charge Village Multi-Purpose Room — 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Join the women of AKA in a discussion about effective study habits, preparing for tests, and ways to make sure you are successful!

Laugh Your ACE Off with Improv Shmimprov (Tradition Event)
Charger Union Theater — 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
Improv Shmimprov is a fast, high voltage comedy team making up everything on the spot and ready to keep you laughing your ACE off throughout the entire show! Regularly appearing at the world famous Improv comedy club since 2009 and a staple of Southern California comedy, this group of quick-witted comedians take suggestions from the audience and act out short scenes in an entirely unscripted night of comedy! And who knows, you may be the star of the show as Shmimprov relies heavily on audience participation!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

T.R.U.E Chargers T-shirt Trade In!
Charger Union Lobby — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: T.R.U.E Chargers
Are you looking to add to your Charger gear? Trade in another school's shirt (high school or another college) for a brand new UAH T.R.U.E Chargers t-shirt. All traded shirts will be donated to the local Salvation Army.

We CU Recycling Kickoff
Charger Union Lobby (by WOW) — 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Event Services and Production, Green Club, and Chargers for Sustainability
Recycling is underway at the Charger Union! Join us for the recycling kickoff event for food, give-a-ways, entertainment, and most importantly RECYCLING!!

AO Pie Pops
Charger Union Breezeway — 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Stop by to grab homemade pie pops and meet the ladies of AOII!

Rock Your Ribbon
University Center Lobby — 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
Rock your ribbon on your book bags, clothing, or key chain in celebration of multiculturalism and racial understanding on the UAH campus.

BCM Lunch
Baptist Student Center — 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Come to the Baptist Student Center for a home-cooked meal! Only $2.50 per person and all first time guests eat free.

Hot Drinks and Cool Limericks
Shelby Center Lobby — 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: The Writer's Block
Come hang out with The Writer's Block and learn about the art of limericks while enjoying hot coca and apple cider!

Make a Doughnation with the AKA's
Charger Union Lobby — 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Make a donation and receive a doughnut! All proceeds will benefit Girls, Inc.

Charger Choices Wishes You a SWEET Semester!
Charger Union Lobby — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Charger Choices Committee
Come meet the Charger Choices Committee and enjoy hot chocolate and treats!

Sips and Strokes with SGA
Union Grove Gallery – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Government Association
Paint a canvas and sip on a cup of hot cocoa with the senators of SGA!

Coffee, Culture & Sweet Treats
Frank Franz Multi-Purpose Room — 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
New to coffee or just curious? Join OMA as we explore how every cup of coffee is a cup of culture. Enjoy an exciting evening of trivia, giveaways, international coffee tasting and desserts.

You Can't Dodge This
University Center Exhibit Hall — 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Phi Kappa Psi
Get ready to dodge, duck, dip, and dive!

Honors College Late Night Snack Session
Frank Franz Hall 103 – Honors Student Lounge – 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Honors College
Join the Honors College for snacks and games to kick off a new semester!

Friday, January 9, 2015

On-Campus Employment & Leadership Expo
Charger Union — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Engagement & Transition
Come learn about opportunities to work on-campus and exciting leadership opportunities available to UAH students.

Chilin with the K's
Shelby Center Lobby — 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Stop by and enjoy chili and grilled cheese sandwiches with the ladies of AKA.

High Five Friday! (Tradition Event)
Campus Wide — 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Affairs
You deserve the highest of fives! The tradition continues with this WOW edition of #h5F! Wear Charger blue on Friday = Get a high five & a prize!

AOII Apple Cider & Hot Chocolate
Charger Union Breezeway — 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Grab some apple cider or hot chocolate to warm up with the ladies of Alpha Omicron Pi!

Welcome Back Roundtable!
Wilson Hall Lobby & Theater — 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: SGA's Registered Student Organization Committee
Join SGA for the monthly RSO Roundtable. Enjoy lunch while gearing up for a successful semester! Pre-registration is required for luncheon.

Listen - Do You Hear What I Hear?
College of Nursing Lab — 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Nursing
Test your ability to hear different heart and lung sounds as you care for one of our "patients" in Charger Hospital.

Salsa Social
Charger Union 227 — 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Hispanic Student Organization
Join HSO and get to know other Latino students at UAH. We'll have salsa music, free snacks, trivia, and games!

Have S'more Questions?
University Center Lobby — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Undergraduate Admissions
Have S'more Questions? Stop by to talk with an Admissions Counselor and enjoy some free s'mores and hot chocolate.

Hangout with ATΩ!
Alpha Tau Omega House — 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Tau Omega
Come out to the Alpha Tau Omega house to play pool, eat pizza, and socialize with the brothers of ATΩ!

Friday Night Flicks: FROZEN Sing-A-Long (Tradition Event)
Charger Union Theater — 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
You know the songs, now sing-a-long with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf! After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sprightly sister Anna teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff and his trusty reindeer, Sven, to break the icy spell. FREE admission with UAH ID; $5 general admission. FREE popcorn and drinks. #FridayFlicks

CU Sounds featuring Blake Lewis (Tradition Event)
Charger Union Lobby — 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
Singer, beatboxer, producer, songwriter, entertainer! Blake Lewis is best known for his successful run on American Idol Season 6 (he was named runner-up, finishing after Jordan Sparks), as well as appearances on Ellen. He even taught First Lady, Michelle Obama, how to beatbox! Don't miss a great musical performance for CU Sounds spring semester kickoff!

Late Night Pancake Breakfast
Baptist Student Center — 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministries
All you can eat pancakes for $3 from 10-11 p.m. with a campfire, s'mores, and games after!

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Chargers Give Back (Tradition Event)
University Center Lobby— 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Volunteer Chargers
Put your passion in action and join Volunteer Chargers for a morning of giving back to the Huntsville community!

The Ultimate Chili Cook-Out
Intramural Fields — 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Phi Kappa Psi
Afraid of the cold? Come warm up with free homemade chili and play a game of Ultimate Frisbee too!

Light It Up (Tradition Event)
University Center Exhibit Hall - Master Class: 6:30 p.m.
Glow Party: 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
Light It Up is the ULTIMATE glow party where YOU get to be the DJ! Earlier in the afternoon, for those interested, professional DJ's will be on hand to give you the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a DJ. The two students with the best skills at the end of the Master Class will be selected to join the pro's on stage that evening for the Light It Up Glow Party. Whether you're the DJ or not, this will be an experience
you won't want to miss!
 

 

To sponsor an event during our 2015 Spring Week of Welcome, please complete this form no later than Friday, November 21, 2014.

Note:  Any events submitted after this date will be included on the website, but will not be included on any additional printed promotional items.

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