June 2014 Issue
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Welcome NEW Lifetime Members Joining 
May 2014!

Mr. Ryan P. Brennan

Ms. Pamela K. Bryant

Mr. Tyler S. Davis

Mr. Alex B. Dumais

Mr. Michael C. Dunn

Ms. Paula R. Forte

Ms. Amanda L. Haynes

Mrs. Alison M. Hilburn

Mr. Andrew M. Hilburn

Ms. Kendra L. Isenhower

Ms. Cora S. Howard

Ms. Monica R. Keas

Mr. Matthew M. Lasecki

Mr. David L. Loeser

Mr. Hai V. Lu

Mr. Ronald Mix

Mrs. Leigh V. Parker

Ms. Jolyn M. Picard

Ms. Tiffany D. Pickett

Ms. Anice M. Stringfellow

Ms. Stacey L. Thomas

Mrs. Rianna M. Turner

Dr. Joshua D. Vacik

Mr. Samuel H. Wicker

Ms. Jessica Y. Zylinski

Mr. Anthony M. Zylinski

Upcoming Events

Baldwin County Alumni Chapter Meet The Coaches Scholarship Fundraiser 

Thursday June 12, 2014

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Tacky Jack's


Celebrate Hope Fiesta

Thursday, June 19, 2014 

7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

New York City 


USA Pensacola Meet Coach Jones Alumni Reception 

Tuesday July 15, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM  
Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach Gulf Front

Social Media

The USA National Alumni Association and the Waldrops are now on Instagram. You can follow President Waldrop and his wife, Julee @usawaldrops.You can follow the USA NAA @usa_alumni.

New Member Benefit!

10% discount in store at the Legacy Village location only. Clearance items excluded. 

Call for Nominations

The Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards recognize 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 1, 2014.

The Lisa Bethea Kavanagh Outstanding Young Alumni 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 18, 2014.
USA Alumnus Featured in Documentary

USA Alumnus and former Southerner, Klayton Barrows '06, will be featured in a combat documentary, The Hornets Nest. An award-winning journalist was embedded with Barrows' unit during deployment in Afghanistan and created the documentary.  You can view the trailer via this link.

Mobile Opera

The Mobile Opera has announced their 2014-2015 season schedule! Click here for the full listing of events.

JAGS Ambassadors

JAGS Ambassadors' main objectives are to smile, welcome fans and ask if they need assistance in any way.   If you would like to become a JAG Ambassador, please contact Greg Keel, Director of Ticket Sales at gkeel@southalabama.edu. You can also complete the ambassador form by clicking this link

Jaguar Journeys - USA Alumni Travel Program

The USA National Alumni Association is proud to announce our newest alumni benefit, Jaguar Journeys alumni travel, beginning Spring 2015. Details for each trip are outlined below, and you can visit our Jaguar Journeys website to learn more! 


Waterways & Canals of Holland & Belgium - May 1-9, 2015

There is no better way to experience the beauty, history and culture of Holland and Belgium than by cruising on their legendary waterways. Travel into the heart of one of Europe's most colorful and fascinating regions with a unique educational program that creatively combines learning, recreation, relaxation and fellowship aboard the exclusively chartered, first-class MS Amadeus, a flagship of the innovative Luftner river boat cruise line.

Coastal Alaska - July 7-14, 2015

Travel to Alaska, a natural wonder of stunning landscapes and unspoiled wilderness, aboard the elegant Oceania Cruises Regatta. Depart Seattle and sail to Ketchikan, through the stunningly scenic Tracy Arm Fjord to Wrangell, with a stop in Prince Rupert, B.C. on your return to Seattle. 


European Hideaways - October 22-30, 2015

Discover quaint European hideaways and cosmopolitan cities on a luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises' elegant Riviera. Visit the lovely Spanish island of Mallorca, explore Marseille and glamorous Monte Carlo, and take in the celebrated art and natural beauty of Portofino, Cinque Terre, Florence and Pisa.


Baldwin County Alumni Chapter Meet the Coaches Scholarship Fundraiser
Thursday, June 12, 2014 @ Tacky Jack's
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$30/ Person (all proceeds benefit student scholarships)
**Sponsorship Opportunities Available**
Please Contact Jessica Callahan at jcallahan@southalabama.edu 
or 251.460.7259 for more details and to become a sponsor.


Meet and hear team updates from head coaches:
      • Mark Calvi, Head Baseball Coach 
      • Becky Clark, Head Softball Coach 
      • Terry Fowler, Head Women's Basketball Coach
      • Matthew Graves, Head Men's Basketball Coach   
      • Joey Jones, Head Football Coach 




 Thank-You to our Meet the Coaches Sponsors! 


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Families & Football 

Featuring Guest Speaker, USA Head Football Coach, Joey Jones

Benefiting Family Promise of Coastal Alabama

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:30- 1pm

Dauphin Way United Methodist Church

For tickets: 251-441-1991 or www.familypromisemobile.org

Alumni Class Notes

Do you have a new job? New Baby? Moved recently?  We want to hear about it!  Please email the NAA @ alumni@southalabama.edu, and we will include your news in the next issue of Looking South!

Are you a USA alumnus living abroad?  

The Office of International Education is creating a database of University of South Alabama alumni who are currently or have recently been living abroad.  Participating alumni will have their profiles and contact information featured on the Study Abroad website as a resource for current students whom are interested in pursuing careers, internships, volunteer opportunities, or graduate studies abroad. Joining this database is an opportunity for you to help advise and direct these students as they aspire towards their goals. If you are interested in being featured on our website, please contact Bri Altier, Coordinator of International Education: baltier@southalabama.eduAlso, you can check us out on the new Study Abroad website via this link

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