February 29 - March 6, 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.

AAHM Calendar updates for Sankofa Week can be found on the Crossroads website or at

Celebrating Black Excellence
in the Sciences
Monday, February 29
5:30 pm
Lloyd Hall 133

The UA chapter of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) and the African Students Association are partnering together to put on a black history program that highlights the successes of members of the African diaspora in the STEM fields.

There will be guest speakers, African drums, and a free African dinner. 

Contact Info: Pandora White, pewhite@crimson.ua.edu.
An Evening at Global Café:
Fulbright Overseas Scholarship Opportunities

Tuesday, March 1
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Capital Hall - CCBP/Global Cafe

For Directions, contact: beverly.hawk@ua.edu

The Fulbright Program is the flagship academic exchange program of the United States of America, www.fulbrightonline.org . Students and faculty who wish to apply for next year’s awards are encouraged to attend this panel and meet the campus Fulbright Program Advisors. We invite anyone with an interest in international travel and study to join us.
Study Abroad
Program Provider Preview
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
1 1:30 am - 1:00 pm
3104 Ferguson Student Center

Education Abroad  is sponsoring a  Lunch and Learn  event to introduce the campus to a sampling of study abroad program providers. Come and learn how a provider can help with faculty support and logistics for teaching a UA course internationally. All participants are welcomed, whether they are a seasoned director or curious about faculty-led study abroad programs. 

Space is limited!

RSVP to mmmoreland@ua.edu

One Team. One Bama. #OTOB
is a civility and inclusivity initiative.
  • We believe that we can build a better, more unified UA community.
  • We believe that it’s important to be respectful and civil to each other.
  • We believe that how we communicate with each other has power, and we can use that to build our campus up.

We want YOUR input on what you would like to see on campus whether that is more events, speakers, giveaways, or student organization partnerships! Please fill out the OTOB Form below by March 4, 2016!

Serve Better Together
Saturday, March 5
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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.

SL Pro hours available.

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. 
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.

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. 
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

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.