February 22-28, 2016

Each week Crossroads provides a list of upcoming opportunities to engage diversity at UA.

If you are interested in having your event included,
please contact the UA Crossroads office at 348-6930
or  email us at crossroads@ua.edu.

For details on the African American History Month calendar of events, go to the  Crossroads website.

State of the Black Union

Monday, February 22
5:30 pm
Russell Hall 159

To find out more, please visit  State of the Black Union - Crimson White.
African American Read-In

Monday, February 22
6:00 pm
Riverside Community Center

Register Here:  Read-In

Students, faculty, and staff may contact WGRCGrad@sa.ua.edu to volunteer to read a poem, passage, etc. This will be an evening to celebrate African American Women's contributions to literature.

Tuesday T

February 23
1:00 pm
Ferguson Center 3107

This Tuesday's T will be a Strategic Planning Council listening session for students.

The University is conducting a series of listening sessions to allow members of the campus community to share their thoughts and ideas for the strategic planning process. Student input is vital to shaping a successful strategic plan, one that will allow the University to move forward in the coming years.

Please join us this Tuesday for the T!
Black History Month Guest Speaker, Elliot Spillers
Wednesday, February 24
5:00 pm
Gorgas Library 205
Living Thinkers: An  Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower

Wednesday, February 24
6:00 pm
Lloyd Hall 120

Wednesday, February 24
7:00 - 9:00 pm
The Highlands Community Center

Come share and eat some delicious food and get to know the members of other progressive groups on campus!
Celebrating Black Excellence
in the Sciences
Monday, February 29
5:30 pm
Lloyd Hall 133

Free dinner for all attendees. For more information, contact Pandora White at pewhite@crimson.ua.edu.
International Study Hall
Every Tuesday
6:30 - 9:00 pm
3rd floor Ferguson Center

Open to ALL UA students. Study, make new friends, converse, and enjoy free snacks and coffee!

SL Pro hours available. 

Black on Film
Photography Exhibit
The exhibit Black on Film will show archival images of significant moments on UA’s campus from the University of Alabama’s school newspaper, The Crimson White.

Alongside these photos, pictures from St. Louis photographer Adrian O. Walker of the 2014 Ferguson protests from his recent publication, My Lens, Our Ferguson will be featured.

The exhibit will run February 4 - 29, 2016.
Serve Better Together

Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 am

Work in interfaith teams. No expertise needed. We will take care of all the construction materials and know how! Breakfast and lunch provided.

Register Today! Spaces are limited!

Better Together Registration

For more information, please call 348-6930 or email crossroads@ua.edu. 

International Spouse Group

The International Spouse Group (ISG) meets every Tuesday throughout the Spring 2016 semester from 9:30 to 11:30 am in the Global Cafe's new location at Capital Hall on the Bryce Lawn Campus (Bldg 3419, 270 Kilgore Lane).

The ISG is specifically designed to provide interaction and support for the spouses of international scholars, students, faculty, and staff, as well as American spouses who are interested in making international friendships.

Babysitting services are available for those spouses who wish to bring their children, and parking is readily available at the site. For any questions or general interest, please visit the ISG page at http://is.ua.edu/programs-activities/international-spouse-group/ or contact Ozgur Ozlem Dogru at oodogru@crimson.ua.edu or Capstone International Services: international@ua.edu205-348-5402.

International Coffee Hour

Capstone International Coffee Hour is held on Fridays during fall and spring semesters from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM in Room 121 B.B. Comer Hall. Come and enjoy free coffee, tea, snacks, and conversation with our friends from around the world.  All international and American students, scholars, faculty, staff and friends are welcome. 

Contact Info: Capstone International Services, international@ua.edu, 348-5402

Alabama Students Without Borders Presents: Chats with Coffee, Spanish Conversation
Every Thursday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm at the Ferguson Center Starbucks. Drop in for an hour, enjoy a cup of coffee, and practice your Spanish.

The table will be marked with a Latin American Flag. 
Discover Diversity at UA Crossroads

UA's Crossroads Community Center is an initiative of the Division of Community Affairs. Crossroads provides resources on diversity and inclusion through intercultural engagement opportunities. We...
  • build relationships across campus cultures through innovative programs and dialogue initiatives.
  • facilitate collaborative cultural programming with students, faculty, and staff.
  • serve as a resource for organizations addressing challenging intercultural issues on campus and in the broader community.

  • conduct engaged scholarship through creative activity designed to increase knowledge for today's global society.