You are cordially invited to a fun event.  Please come to a most enjoyable party, reception and recruitment function—all in one evening.  Discover exciting service opportunities in countries like Samoa, Paraguay, Ghana and Thailand.  The function is sponsored by the Peace Corps, the Greater Birmingham Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health, the UAB School of Nursing and the UAB School of Education.  The event will be held at the University of Alabama in Birmingham Hill Student Center, 1400 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 on the University of Alabama in Birmingham campus. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Guests are encouraged to park in Public Parking Lot 5A.

          You will have opportunities to meet and talk with:

           -Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

           -Peace Corps Volunteers about to depart on their overseas assignments

           -People “Nominated” for Peace Corps service

           -Parents of Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving overseas

           -Prospective Peace Corps Volunteers

           -Those having a general interest in the Peace Corps

           -A Peace Corps Recruiter from the University of Alabama

           -The Peace Corps Regional Recruiter for the Birmingham Area  may attend

           -Others with an “international outlook” or general interest in international experiences

            -Light food will be served.  Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the recruiter will be available to discuss the Peace Corps and answer questions.


Peace Corp Informational Session 10.23.18

October 9, 2018

11:00 am-12:30 pm

UAB Edge of Chaos (1700 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233)

2018 2019 Seminar Flyers CFAR and Sparkman

Saturday, September 22, 2018

8 pm-until

Avondale Brewing Company


The Society of International Psychology Students (SIPS) is a newly formed graduate student interest group at UAB. SIPS seeks to foster academic growth, professional development and social responsibility among graduate students at UAB who share an interest in behavioral sciences in a global context. SIPS will host a kick-off event on Saturday, September 22nd at the Avondale Brewing Co.  The event will feature trivia and a live performance of African dance and drumming by Nathifa Dance Company. All proceeds will benefit continuing education programs for teachers in rural Uganda. For more details, please view the flyer or visit for tickets.


Avondale event


November 7, 2018


12:00 pm-1:00 pm


Ryals School of Public Health Building (RPHB), room 407

OPHP SAGE Sparkman Panel Discussion FINAL