UWA Campus Events Happening in August 2017

uwa campus events happening in August 2017

In Alabama, August means back-to-school! Though the University of West Alabama’s campus has been quiet over the summer, this month students will come back to Livingston in full force—eager to start another school year and experience everything that comes along with being a UWA Tiger. That being said, there are a selection of UWA campus events happening in August 2017. Whether you are an incoming freshman or seasoned graduate student or local sports fan, UWA has a little something for everyone to add to their calendars!

International Student Orientation, August 9

  • About: This mandatory orientation for F-1 students will include a welcome from the International Programs staff, an orientation presentation, banking presentation, Tiger ID card pickup, ESL testing (if applicable) and more.
  • Where: Tutwiler Conference Center
  • When: Check in from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. Jones County Junior College, August 11

  • About: Watch the UWA Tigers Men’s Soccer team take on Jones County Junior College of Ellisville, Miss., in this exhibition game.
  • Where: Tiger Stadium
  • When: 7:30 p.m.

Bingo for Bucks, August 14

  • About: Win Tiger Bucks by playing bingo! Tiger Bucks can be used at a variety of on and off campus restaurants and stores, as well as vending machines and on-campus laundry. Click here for a full list of places where you can use Tiger Bucks.
  • Where: Lyon Hall Auditorium
  • When: 8 to 9 p.m.

Comedian Performance, August 16

  • About: The UWA Campus Activities Board presents comedian Chico Bean from MTV’s Wild ‘N Out as part of UWA Welcome Back Week! A native of Washington, D.C., Chico has opened for Chris Wiles and is a founding member of the NC Comics All-Stars as well as NC’s Freestyle Funny Comedy Show.
  • Where: Lyon Hall Auditorium
  • When: 8 to 9:30 p.m.

Magician, August 16

  • About: The UWA Campus Activities Board presents magician Mike Super: Magic & Illusion as part of UWA Welcome Back Week! A finalist of America’s Got Talent and a winner of NBC’s Phenomenon, Mike Super has a passion for mystifying his audience members, some of whom have included the Hollywood elite like Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Leno, Kenny Chesney, Kim Kardashian and more.
  • Where: Bibb Graves Auditorium
  • When: 7 to 9 p.m.

Get on Board Day, August 17

  • About: This twice-a-year UWA tradition seeks to help students connect with their specific areas of interest around campus. Students will be exposed to hundreds of organizations, community vendors and UWA campus departments.
  • Where: Student Rec Center, Hughes Gym
  • When: 4 p.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. William Carey, August 19

  • About: Watch the UWA Tigers Men’s Soccer team take on William Carey of Hattiesburg, Miss., in this exhibition game.
  • Where: Tiger Stadium
  • When: 7:30 p.m.

Miss UWA 2018 Interest Meeting, August 23

  • About: The Miss University of West Alabama Pageant is held each year in the spring and is affiliated with the Miss Alabama Pageant, Inc., as an official Miss America preliminary. This meeting is for persons interested in entering the Miss UWA 2018 Pageant.
  • Where: Tiger’s Den
  • When: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Wiffle Ball Tournament, August 24

  • About: Have a knack for wiffle ball? Get your skills ready for the University of West Alabama Intramural Wiffle Ball League Tournament.
  • Where: Intramural Fields
  • When: 4 p.m.

Madden 2018 Tournament, August 28

  • About: The long-anticipated next annual release of the Madden NFL franchise comes out Aug. 25, 2017. Hit the ground running by participating in UWA’s Madden 2018 tournament this month!
  • Where: Student Union Lobby
  • When: 4 p.m.

Group Exercise Showcase Night, August 29

  • About: Learn about all of the group exercise classes that will be offered on campus this fall including Aqua Fit, Boot Camp, Workout Warriors, Spin and more.
  • Where: Fitness Center
  • When: 5:15 to 7:30 p.m.

The variety of UWA campus events happening in August 2017 are evidence of the vibrancy that fall semester brings to Livingston! Not local to Livingston but want to get involved with UWA? Register for one of our online continuing education courses today! Do it as a hobby, or add a course or certification completion to your resume. Visit www.uwa.edu/ce to browse our course offerings!

 

 

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