JULY 2013 ISSUE
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Upcoming Events

USA Southern California Wine & Cheese Soiree 

Saturday July 13, 2013
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM  
Home of Patricia Crane, '68.

  

USA Port City Chapter Takeover Tuesday 

Tuesday July 16, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM 

 

USA National Alumni Association Annual Meeting 

Wed., Aug. 28, 2013 f 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM  USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center
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 coming soon to other fine retailers in the Mobile Area.
Alumni Board Nominations

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.

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievement and/or leadership demonstrated by the recipients in their chosen fields of interest, or to the University of South Alabama, over an extended period of time. The deadline for receipt of nominations is July 15, 2013.


Lisa Bethea Kavanagh Outstanding Young Alumni Award Nomination

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. The deadline for receipt of nominations is July 17, 2013.



 

RUNNIN' WITH THE JAGS
The University of South Alabama National Alumni Association has put together travel package options for Jaguar fans to follow the football program on the road throughout the 2013 season.  For more information on the "Runnin' With The Jags" program, click here or contact the Office of Alumni Relations (251) 460-7092 or e-mail kedwards@southalabama.edu

For information on purchasing tickets

Contact the South Alabama Athletic Ticket Office

(251) 461-1USA (1872) or e-mail tickets@southalabama.edu

 #JagNation

All Alumni Association
Members are invited to JAGUAR JUNCTION,
the National Alumni Association's Pregame Hospitality Tent, before each home football game. The tent opens two hours before game time and closes 30 minutes before kickoff. Each member can bring up to three (3) guests at the following rates:
  • USA NAA Members
    (Annual and Lifetime): FREE
  • Adult Guest per visit: $10
  • Children of Alumni Season Pass: $30  
    • Available only for sale during pre-season through the first game Also includes membership to the JUNIOR JAG CLUB (12 and under) CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM
  • Children of Alumni per visit: $10.00 
  • *13 and older
  • Children of Alumni per visit: $5.00
    *12 and younger
Homecoming 2013 
Schedule of Events
#JagNation

Friday, October 18
6:30 pm Parade 
Saturday October 19
USA vs. Kent State - Time: TBA
(Jaguar Junction will open 2 hours prior to kick-off.)
National Alumni Association Events
Baldwin County Alumni Chapter
Meet the Coaches 
Scholarship Fundraiser - June 2013
Young Alumni Networking Event - June 2013
Pensacola Alumni Chapter
Meet Coach Jones Reception
To view all National Alumni Association event photos, visit our Flickr site!
Williams Receives Grant to Study Abroad
Kristi Williams, a senior at the University of South Alabama, a Southerner and President of the NAA STAT program, is spending a summer many can only dream of, studying in France courtesy of several grants, including one from the French government. Williams was one of 21 students nationwide to receive the inaugural Benjamin Franklin grant, which is administered through the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. Read the full story here.
Quick Links
Welcome NEW Lifetime Members Joining June 2013!
 
Mr. Wael I. Almeshal

Ms. Patricia L. Averett

Ms. Kayla R. Braddock

Mr. Parker S. Chastain

Mr. Nathan L. Cox

Mr. James E. Cypert

Mr. Michael A. Davis
Mrs. Beverly J. Nelson-Dykes 

Ms. Deanna L. Fairley
Ms. Gabrielle B. Rice Gibbons 

Ms. Charna C. Gross

Ms. Kristan E. Hamric

Mr. Sean R. Kessler

Mr. Jian Q. Law

Mr. James R. McConnell

Mr. Michael G. Molyneux

Ms. Lea G. Molyneux

Mr. David A. Nicholas

Mrs. Ashley Leachman Nicholas 

Mr. Gabriel Puello

Ms. Edna A. Seltzer

Mr. Eric D. Steen

Ms. Jennifer L. Strahan

Ms. Barbara L. Turrens

Ms. Celia A. Wallace

Ms. Jazmine O. Waters-Jones

Mr. Kal-El Q. Waters-Jones

Ms. Cassandra Whitaker

Featured Member Benfit
  
 Did you know that 
lifetime members receive 25
priority seating points towards
all athletic season tickets.
For ticket information
contact 251.461.1USA.
 For a list of all membership benefits, visit our Membership Benefits Webpage. 
New Director of Development
Joshua Cogswell has been appointed Director of University Development at the University of South Alabama. Beginning June 24th, Cogswell will provide leadership for constituency-based fund-raising programs supporting academic programs in business, engineering, arts and sciences, education, computing, and continuing education. To read more abut Josh, click here.
The Ups and Downs of GERD
According to USA pediatricgastroenterologist Dr. David  (GERD) is a condition that occurs when stomach acid flows back into 
your esophagus. Gremse, the prevalence of 
GERD is increasing. Follow this link to see why and to learn how you can control acid reflux- http://www.usahealthsystem.com/gerd
To make an appointment with any USA Physicians Group provider, call 434-3711.
Junior Jag Club
Pre-pay your child's (12 and under) entry fee to Jaguar Junction for the 2013 Season for only $30.00! That is $5.00 for great food and beverages before every home game! You'll no longer have to remember to bring cash to each game! Plus they'll get to enjoy the benefits of the Junior Jag Club!
Complete the form below and return it to the USA National Alumni Association no later than the first game of the season, August 29th. 2013!
REGISTRATION FORM
Baldwin County Campus 
Mary Davis, who took several of her courses at the Baldwin County Campus, received the Excellence in Criminal Justice and the Outstanding Student Award in Criminal Justice as well as an induction into the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma this spring. Davis graduated from USA in December of 2012 with her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.  To read the full press release, please click here.  
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