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December 2011 E-Newsletter
Rocket City RednecksAlumni Lunch & Learn with Rocket City Redneck Travis Taylor
Date:  Thursday, December 15th (Deadline to Register:  December 13th)
Time:  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:  Shelby Center for Science & Technology, Room 301, UAHuntsville Campus (Campus Map)
Pre-Registration Required!
$10 for Alumni Association Members
$25 for Non-Members
*Lunch Included*


Click here to Register!


Come learn from lead "redneck" and UAH graduate, Travis Taylor, about the inner workings of the new National Geographic Channel show, "Rocket City Rednecks."  Ask him any questions you have about the show.  Find out how they come up with their experiments and solutions.  Learn more about what we can look forward to in future episodes.


Find out more about the Rocket City Rednecks.

Downtown 47 Tinsel Trail 
Downtown 47 Tinsel Trail


Stop by Big Spring Park in Huntsville between December 3rd - January 2nd and take a look at the UAHuntsville Alumni Association tree in the Downtown 47 Tinsel Trail. 
What is the Tinsel Trail?
The Downtown 47 Tinsel Trail will bring a live display of Christmas trees to downtown Huntsville for one month, beginning December 3, 2011. Over 150 trees will decorate the center of Big Spring Park East during the holiday season! 
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Networking Social: 
Swing Dance Class
Hosted by:  University Fitness CenterSwing Dance Class at the UFC
Date:  Thursday, January 26
Time:  6:30-7:30 PM
Location:  University Fitness Center, Room B, UAHuntsville Campus (Campus Map)
FREE Event; Must be a UFC member or present Alumni Association Membership Card to gain access to the class
Click here to RSVP online. (Limited to first 25 registrants.)


Participate in a swing dance class with other UAH Alumni, then enjoy refreshments and time to network and get to know each other.
Swing dancing is an energetic form of partnered dancing which has come back into style.  Completely new to dancing?  Great!  This introductory swing class will teach you the most basic form of swing dancing, East Coast Swing.  From there you'll learn rhythm, basic patterns, and turns.  No partner necessary. 
Student Conversations with Alumni:
Mentor UAH Students in 1 HourAfter the Cap & Gown Mentorship Meeting
Hosted by: UAHuntsville Alumni Association and T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association
Date: Thursday, February 2nd
 Time: 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: University Center Room 127, UAHuntsville (Campus Map)
Feature College:  Liberal Arts
*FREE Event - All Alumni are Invited.*
Visit the Alumni Events Calendar for more information.
Contact Nicole Jagt for more information and to confirm your attendance.
Cook In Class with Tasia -
"Cooking with Chevre" 
Rescheduled for February

Date: Wednesday, February 8th

Time: 6-8 PM

Location:  Huntsville, AL (details and directions provided upon registration)

Class Fee: $75 ea UAH Alumni Discount (Original Price:  $100 ea)


Pre-Registration Required. 

Register by calling 256-423-2238.

Class limited to first 12 registrants.


Fee includes:

  • Instruction by nationally-acclaimed cheesemaker, owner of Belle Chevre, cookbook author, and UAH graduate, Tasia Malakasis
  • Food tastings and wine pairings
  • Recipes for all class dishes
  • Custom Kitchen Notebook
  • Food, fellowship, and fun with fellow UAH Alumni 

Class Topic:  Tasia knows her way around goat cheese. Let her share her absolute favorite recipes for using chevre. Go beyond salads and learn how to really use goat cheese.  


Details:  Tasia Malakasis, 2011 Alumni of Achievement Award Winner, will be hosting a special cooking class just for UAH Alumni.  This class will be relaxed, informal, and great for any food enthusiast.  Classes always include tastings of each dish and special wine pairings.  Enjoy a lovely night as Tasia shares her culinary knowledge with you an a few other guests.  The class will be limited to 12 people and attendees will receive copies of all recipes and a custom kitchen notebook.  


Find out more about Belle Chevre.


Career FairSpring Career Fair 2012 
Date:  Wednesday, February 8
Time:  9 AM - 2 PM
Location:  University Fitness Center, UAHuntsville Campus (Campus Map)

The Career Fair is open to all UAH students and alumni seeking full-time, part-time, co-op, or internship positions.  Business/Professional dress required.