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University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Through CBYX, German students Lukas and Stefan plan to study in the United States from the 2019-2020 school year. Applications for hosting an exchange student will be accepted through June 28. Get to know Lukas and Stefan and learn more about the benefits and opportunities of hosting through the story. 🇺🇸🇩🇪

    #DoSomethingThatMatters

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • “In Alabama, 13% of children are in special education classes. Let’s do something that matters and notice these children for their abilities and not their disabilities.” — Miss UWA 2019 Caidie Johnson, a sophomore from McCalla majoring in health sciences

    Caidie is representing UWA this week at the Miss Alabama Competition. Last night’s preliminary event included evening wear and social media impact initiative. Tonight’s events include talent and the introduction of Miss Caroline Collins, who is participating in @miss Alabama’s Rising Stars.

    #DoSomethingThatMatters

    📷 Joe Songer, al.com

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Graduation day is such an awesome time for the UWA family to share in celebration of the outstanding achievements of our students. We tip our hats 🎓 to the newest UWA alumni and to the friends and family who showed support through the college journey. Congratulations again, new grads! #UWAgrad #DoSomethingThatMatters

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Nearly 700 students earned degrees from UWA in May at spring commencement exercises. The graduating class represents some 24 states across the U.S. and abroad. Congratulations to our newest alumni! #DoSomethingThatMatters

    https://www.uwa.edu/news/commencement/spring2019

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Congratulations to the outstanding students recognized on UWA's Spring 2019 President's and Dean's Lists! Keep up the great work, Tigers!

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • UWA International Programs collaborates with CIEE Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) to provide opportunities for German young professionals who want to live and study in America through a six-month paid internship in their career fields. If you're interested in becoming a host for a student who will come to UWA, contact the UWA International Programs office at 205-652-5509 or email igalinat@uwa.edu. See graphic for more information.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • A group from UWA's biology department is trading in fluorescent lights and traditional classrooms to study at Dauphin Island Sea Lab this summer, and the rest of us might be a little jealous! In what's become a tradition for many biology students at UWA, students will have unforgettable hands-on learning experiences at DISL, which is uniquely surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound. It's an incredible location for marine science students, and you can't beat the view! 😎🐠

    https://www.uwa.edu/news/UWAatDauphinIsland2019

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Congratulations to the nearly 700 who will receive degrees at spring commencement exercises tomorrow! See link for full details on times, locations and more on commencement activities. #UWAgrad 🎓🐅

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • UWA Closing on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00 PM

    Due to the potential for severe weather this afternoon, the University of West Alabama will close at 4:00 PM. Classes and all other events will not meet after 4:00 PM.

    Starbucks will close at 4:00 PM.

    Young Hall caf will remain open until 6:00 PM.

    Subway will remain open until 6:00 PM.

    Grille Works will close at 11:00 PM.

    When there is a tornado warning, you must go to the designated safe place as indicated below:

    Gilbert Hall: 1st and 2nd floor residents must go to Spieth Hall, while 3rd and 4th floor residents must go to the 1st floor of Wallace Hall. Anyone with mobility impairments must go to Spieth Hall, as the 1st floor of Wallace is only accessible via stairs. Staff will direct residents when they arrive to their specified location. If you do not have time to get to your designated location, you should go to the nearest stairwell in Gilbert Hall and proceed to the lowest level possible.

    Hoover Apartments: Must go to the Student Union Building where staff will direct you.

    Stickney Hall: Must go the 1st floor hallway; however, if you do not have enough time to get to the 1st floor hallway, you should go to your bathroom, close the door, and get into your tub.

    Reed Hall: Must go the Student Union Building where staff will direct you. However, if you do not have enough time to get to the Student Union Building, you should go to your bathroom, close the door, and get into the tub.

    Patterson Hall: Must go the 1st floor of Wallace Hall where staff will direct you. However, if you do not have enough time to get to Wallace Hall, you should go to your bathroom, close the door, and get into the tub. If you have any mobility or other issues, you must make prior arrangements with your neighbors to assist you during a tornado warning or other emergency.

    Selden Hall: Must go to the basement where staff will direct you.
    Should weather conditions prompt further changes in operations, announcements will be sent to area media, sent to all faculty, staff and students via UWA Alerts, the University’s emergency alert system, and posted on the University Web page at http://www.uwa.edu/weather. Everyone should consult these official outlets for announcements. All parties should closely monitor weather conditions and reports and use caution before traveling in inclement weather.

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    To update your contact information, please visit the UWA website, click Current Students, Faculty and Staff, then click UWA Alerts, located under the Emergency Preparedness section.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • The University of West Alabama is currently monitoring the forecast of threatening weather for the area. At this time, offices will remain open and classes will meet as scheduled. If conditions warrant a change in normal operations, the decision will be communicated to students, faculty, and staff as soon as possible via UWA Alerts.

    When there is a tornado warning, you must go to the designated safe place as indicated below:

    Gilbert Hall: 1st and 2nd floor residents must go to Spieth Hall, while 3rd and 4th floor residents must go to the 1st floor of Wallace Hall. Anyone with mobility impairments must go to Spieth Hall, as the 1st floor of Wallace is only accessible via stairs. Staff will direct residents when they arrive to their specified location. If you do not have time to get to your designated location, you should go to the nearest stairwell in Gilbert Hall and proceed to the lowest level possible.

    Hoover Apartments: Must go to the Student Union Building where staff will direct you.

    Stickney Hall: Must go the 1st floor hallway; however, if you do not have enough time to get to the 1st floor hallway, you should go to your bathroom, close the door, and get into your tub.

    Reed Hall: Must go the Student Union Building where staff will direct you. However, if you do not have enough time to get to the Student Union Building, you should go to your bathroom, close the door, and get into the tub.

    Patterson Hall: Must go the 1st floor of Wallace Hall where staff will direct you. However, if you do not have enough time to get to Wallace Hall, you should go to your bathroom, close the door, and get into the tub. If you have any mobility or other issues, you must make prior arrangements with your neighbors to assist you during a tornado warning or other emergency.
    In addition, the city of Livingston has a shelter located on Hwy 11, adjacent to the Fire Station.
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    Further announcements will be distributed to area media, sent to all faculty, staff and students via UWA Alerts, and posted on the University's website. Please consult these outlets for further announcements.

    To update your contact information, please visit the UWA website, click Current Students, Faculty and Staff, then click UWA Alerts, located under the Emergency Preparedness section.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Future STEM educators have an exciting new opportunity at UWA, thanks to a $1.38 million grant award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. Project INSPIRE (Implementing Novel STEM Practices in Rural Education) will partner UWA with Bevill State Community College, Coastal Alabama Community College, Demopolis City Schools Foundation and University Charter School to enhance #STEM curriculum for students. See story for more details.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • UWA and True Vine Foundation will now offer unique learning and team-building experiences for the University community through a new partnership. The University places a strong emphasis on partnerships that strengthen career pathways through onsite training and job experience, and the partnership with True Vine takes the process a step further to provide a unique focus on team-building and leadership skills. More details on the opportunities and value of the new partnership are in the story.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • ❗️CUTE BABY GEESE ALERT❗️
    The population of our Covered Bridge and Duck Pond community has increased with new baby Canadian Geese that hatched over the weekend. Note that the proud papa is quite protective, so if you venture over to see them, give them their space.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • The more than 2,000 acres of river-oriented property makes possible a Center for Biology and Conservation Field Study for UWA students. We are grateful to Mr. Hubbard for his generosity in sharing his vision and the beautiful property that will become part of our students experiential learning experiences and research.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Join the University community for the 15th Annual Sucarnochee Folklife Festival on the Courthouse Square in downtown Livingston on April 20! Follow UWA Division of Economic and Workforce Development for more information on festival events and fun. 🐖

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Today marks the kickoff of UWA Alumni and Development's Spring Scholarship Drive. There are countless ways to make a positive and lasting difference in students' lives, helping pave the way for them to reach their goals and be successful in their lives and careers. Check out the scholarship support opportunities, and remember that every single dollar counts. #DoSomethingThatMatters

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • A unique new program in UWA’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance offers combined bachelor’s and master’s degree in only 5 years for students pursuing a career in athletic training. In 1989, UWA (then Livingston University) became the first public institution in Alabama approved to offer a bachelor of science in athletic training. Now, UWA has also become the first approved by its state and national accrediting bodies to offer a master’s degree in athletic training. More details are in the story. ⬇️

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Fort Tombecbe is located in Sumter County and originally served as a hardship tour of the French Marines dating back to 1736. Today, UWA and The Archaeological Conservancy own Fort Tombecbe and surrounding acreage. The University uses the site for experiential learning opportunities, including living history programs and archaeological excavation studies.

University of West Alabama
University of West Alabama
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  • Governor Kay Ivey will deliver the keynote address at the Alabama Summit on Rural Technology 2.0 on April 12. Presented by UWA and AT&T and building on momentum from the first summit in 2018, this event is expected to be a tremendous step forward in economic development, education, and overall quality of life for rural Alabamians. Returning to Tech Summit 2.0, Dr. Roberto Gallardo, community and regional economics specialist at Purdue University's Center for Regional Development, will lead an interactive session to help create customized planning assistance for participants to take back to their communities and organizations. Alabama Public Television Executive Director Roy Clem will serve as the moderator. Details on registration, speakers, and more are provided at https://www.uwa.edu/news/TechSummit2019Ivey. #ALRuralTech2019

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