Praise for teams that moved in residents

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Nearly 3,000 students moved into our residence halls this week, and parents are praising the highly planned and well executed move-in process that included assistance from student organizations, Physical Facilities and other departments.

Susan Burdette of Dennison, Ohio, helped her daughter Jacklyn move into Spicer Hall.

“My hat is off to all who helped with move-in,” Susan Burdette said. “What a great day. It was very organized. On a day that was emotionally challenging, it was so nice not to have to stress out over the move.”

Cummings Center leaders meet at White House to plan future exhibit

CHP in Washington

Dr. David Baker, the Margaret Clark Morgan executive director of the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, and assistant director Dr. Cathy Faye participated in a meeting hosted by Dr. Kimberlyn Leary of the Council on Women and Girls Wednesday at the White House.

The Cummings Center is developing a collaborative exhibit that focuses on women in the history of the social and behavioral sciences. Above, from left are Baker, Leary, Faye, and Dr. Shari Miles-Cohen of the American Psychological Association.

Join us for a Caribbean Day festival 

Caribbean Day Festival is Monday, Sept. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Union Starbucks. This event, occurring during Diversity Week and Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrates the food, traditions, and cultures that permeate the Caribbean Basin. This event will be filled with various musical selections and light Hors d'oeuvres found in the Caribbean nations.

Opening remarks will come from Lee A. Gill, J.D., associate vice president and chief diversity officer, with music from the UA Steel Drum Band and other selections.

Contact John Alvarez Turner, associate director, hispanic outreach, The Multicultural Center at or ext. 6917. Sponsored by The Multicultural Center and HOLA.

WZIP can help advertise your next event

UA's radio station, WZIP 88.1 FM, can air your department, college or student event on air. Please provide two-week lead time for your event and the station may air your public service announcement (PSA). Contact the station at ext. 7105 or email


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