MAY 2013 ISSUE
In This Issue
Upcoming Events

Saturday May 4, 2013  4:30 PM-7:30 PM

USA Alumni Hall

 

New Orleans Alumni Chapter Happy Hour

Monday May 6, 2013 

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

The Bulldog Mid City

 

Port City Alumni Chapter Happy Hour

Tuesday May 14, 2013 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Montego's Cafe & Bar

 

Baldwin County Alumni Chapter Meet The Coaches Scholarship Fundraiser

Thursday June 13, 2013  5:30 PM-8:00 PM

Tacky Jack's        

USA Jaguar
Alumni Wine

The National Alumni Association is pleased to announce our newest affinity program, alumni wines. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of USA Jaguar wine supports the Alumni Association. USA Alumni Wines are available at Rainbow Package Store and other fine retailers in the Mobile Area.

Membership Benefit

Campus Recreation will be offering a free trial week to National Alumni Association members the week of May 6th - 12th. Just stop by the front desk with your alumni card or drivers license to sign in and enjoy the use of the Recreation Center.  NAA Members also have the option to join the Recreation Center for just $25  for lifetime members or $35  for annual members.  The recreation center is open Monday through Friday 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.-9 p.m. *Available to USA grads only.

 

Outdoor Campus Recreation Opportunities

Check out the list of Outdoor Adventures trips through Campus Recreation or visit their website.

 

Dreams - What Do They Mean?

  

USA Sleep medicine specialist Dr. William "Jet" Broughton said most current thought suggests that dream content is not quite as meaningful as one might think.  Instead, dreams are believed to be "electrical noise" that may be part of the learning process.  Follow this link to read more about the phenomenon of dreaming.

 

50th Anniversary Grand Celebration and Tribute to USA
President Gordon Moulton
This crowning event of our 50th Anniversary year will be held at Moulton Tower and Alumni Plaza on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. -- 50 years to the day from when USA was created by an act of the Alabama Legislature. We will hear from early civic and governmental leaders, faculty, staff, students and alumni, who will give first-person accounts of the early days of the institution as part of a grand celebration evening. The University also will offer a tribute to USA President Gordon Moulton, who has announced his retirement after 46 years of service to USA. View invitation 
President Gordon
Moulton Recognized by Senator Shelby for His Contributions to USA and the Country: Read the Tribute

The Baldwin County Alumni Chapter Invites you to Meet the Coaches!

The Baldwin County Alumni Chapter will host a "Meet the Coaches" scholarship fundraiser on Thursday, June 13 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Tacky Jacks Restaurant on the Causeway in Spanish Fort.  Head Basketball Coach, Matthew Graves, Head Baseball Coach Mark Calvi, Head Football Coach, Joey Jones, and Head Softball Coach, Becky Clark will give the group an update on plans for the upcoming season.  The evening will also include a seafood buffet, silent auction and meet-and-greet and photo opportunities with the coaches.  Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door, with all proceeds benefitting the Baldwin County Alumni Chapter Scholarship.  To purchase tickets visit the event RSVP link or call the USA Alumni Office 251.460.7084.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available.  For more information about sponsorship please see our Meet The Coaches Sponsorship Menu
 
National Alumni Association Events
Baldwin County Alumni Chapter Spring Fling
35th Anniversary of Oozeball
Alumni Team: Mud Life Crisis
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Atlanta Alumni Chapter

Happy Hour

Birmingham Alumni Chapter

Happy Hour

  

Upcoming Event Hosted By The USA Melton Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Securing Your Family Business's Future: Succession for the Next Generation

Have you asked yourself lately...

  • How do we establish better communications within the family business?
  • How do I keep the family together but deal in a professional manner?
  • How can I effectively pass my business to the children?
  • What do I do in the event of an unexpected succession?
  • How do I build an exit strategy?

When: Thursday, May 23rd, 1-4 pm

Where: RSA Tower, Regions Bank

Cost: $60  *Attendance is limited to 60 businesses!  Click here to register today.

 

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Welcome NEW Lifetime Members Joining 
April 2013!
Dr. Farida N. Awan
Ms. Donna M. Bernier
Ms. Tammy A. Broadhead

 Mr. Samson A. GWahid

Mr. Charles E. Hyland, Jr.

Mr. Martin L. Hickman

 Mr. Steven Marcantonio

Mr. Joseph N. Mathews

Mr. Michelangelo M. Mazzarella, Jr.

 Mr. Drummond L. Nunn 

Mr. Zackary C. Turner

New Membership Benefits 
Did you know that Liberty Mutual offers an auto, home and renter's insurance program for USA Alumni? 
For more information, please visit www.libertymutual.com/usaalumni 
or call 800.524.9400.
 

10% off Heron Lakes Memberships for USA Alumni Association Members

 

 

Please visit our membership benefits

webpage for a full list of all National Alumni Association member benefits.

 

Two South Mississippi Alumni Honored for Their Business and Community Leadership

Lee Bond, '92 (pictured left) and Charlie Bond, '97 (pictured right), were both honored by the Biloxi-Gulfport Sun Herald and Journal of South Mississippi Business as two of their top 10 business leaders under 40.  

 

Do you have exciting news to share with us? New Job? Just Married? New addition to the family?  Let us know and submit your photos

here!

Call for Nominations!   

 

Lisa Bethea Kavanagh Outstanding Young Alumni Award

This award recognizes a USA graduate who is 40 years of age or younger at the time of nomination for their early career accomplishments; the impact of their community service and volunteer efforts, and personal development. The award is presented to acknowledge alumni who are making a substantial mark early on in their career and show promise of significant professional distinction in the future. Click here for the nomination form.

 

National Alumni Association Board of Directors 

We welcome your input and encourage you to nominate individuals who you feel have leadership qualities, interest,

and commitment. Three-year

terms on our board begin September 2013. Click here to access the nomination form.  Before submitting your nomination, please discuss the position with the nominee.  The deadline for receipt of nominations is July 31, 2013.

 

Hospitality Courses Offered at USA Baldwin County Fall 2013
The University of South Alabama Baldwin County will begin offering hospitality and tourism courses in the fall 2013 semester. The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies will offer "Introduction to Hospitality Management" and "Ecotourism." For full details click here.
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