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BlazerCon is Good Games UAB’s major event of the year, with tournaments, guest speakers, arcade cabinets, vendors and more.
Between 400 and 500 volunteers are expected to pitch in at service sites across the Birmingham area.
Off-Campus Student Services will be a centralized resource for all students who do not live on campus.
This annual event highlights cultural diversity at UAB and in the Greater Birmingham community with performances, food and activities.
For the first time, UAB Veterans Services will present a challenge coin and graduation cord to the veterans who excelled in the classroom.
The free watch party is in the Hill Student Center’s Alumni Theater. Kickoff is at 11:30 a.m., with doors’ opening at 11:15. Snacks will be provided.
UAB student satisfaction in 2017 is higher than ever and increased significantly from the 2015 survey. UAB students also recorded more satisfaction than national averages among students at four-year public universities.
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The series focuses on the history of Birmingham high schools and their ties to UAB. The Nov. 6 program will include a screening of the student-produced Ramsay mini-documentary, with a feedback discussion.
The fourth Birmingham 101 event, hosted by UAB’s Student Involvement and Leadership Organization, will focus on Ensley High School and its ties to UAB.

Good Games UAB will draw more than 500 attendees to participate in eSports-related activities at the third annual BlazerCon gaming convention. 

For this student-led, citywide day of service, organized by the UAB Leadership and Service Council, hundreds of student volunteers participate each fall and spring to serve at sites throughout Birmingham.
Beverly Gooden is known for creating the viral Twitter movement and hashtag #WhyIStayed. The campaign aims to help those impacted by domestic violence find comfort and a voice in knowing they are not alone.

Two graduating UAB seniors have received the Green Blazer award from the Blazer Male Excellence Network, or BMEN, for outstanding academic and leadership efforts.

Drivers of electric vehicles can now charge their cars at electronic vehicle service equipment ports on UAB’s campus.
UAB’s Student Involvement and Leadership organization will host its third Birmingham 101 event, a series focusing on Birmingham high schools and ties to UAB, this time focusing on A.H. Parker High School and the surrounding community.
The UAB Collegiate Recovery Community will host an open house from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 12, and a Recovery Conference from noon-10 p.m. Feb. 11.
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