Be a part of the Blazer tradition of service, support and fun! All year long, the entire UAB community is invited to attend traditional events that celebrate the best things about being a Blazer. Experience the Blazer custom of community involvement, Homecoming celebrations, athletics fun and more. All activities will be noted with the UAB Tradition flag.

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Join us for these Spring 2019 Traditions:

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service – January 21

MLK Day of Service is a student-led event that honors the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During MLK Day of Service the UAB Community will commit their time to serve the greater Birmingham Community.


Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Step Show

Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Step Show – February 9

The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Stepshow was established to honor the dreams and aspirations of Ms. Camille Yvette Armstrong. In 1986, only a few weeks prior to graduation, Camille was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident. As an outstanding student leader involved in multiple organizations, her death affected the entire UAB community. To preserve the memory of her dedicated service and love for UAB, a scholarship was established in her honor and is presented each year in her name.


Into the Streets

Into the Streets – March 23

Into the Streets is a bi-annual program sponsored by the Leadership and Service Council designed to connect the UAB community to the Birmingham community through a day of service.


International Festival

International Festival – March 30

This year, we are combining two UAB community favorites into one amazing event! Springfest and the International Festival are coming together to form the signature International Festival, coming this March.