Sustainability Workshop Seeks Campus Input
On March 10, faculty, staff, students and administration will join from 2 to 5 p.m. in Anna Irvin Dining Hall for a community brainstorming session to help inform future UM sustainability planning efforts.
The event will seek UM community input through presentations and small group discussions on what types of sustainability projects and key challenges the sustainability committee should address.
Speakers include Montevallo Mayor Hollie Cost, Physical Plant Director Billy Hughes, UAB’s Coordinator of Sustainability, Dr. Julie Price and more.
The afternoon will conclude with a summary of the event’s findings and a reception with light refreshments.
Lunch & Learn: Back To School
This month’s Staff Senate Lunch & Learn will be held Wednesday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. followed by another session from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Wills Hall Master Classroom.
This month’s topic, Back to School, will discuss the preliminary steps and benefits available to employees who may be considering enrolling in classes or pursuing a degree at UM. Dessert will be provided.
If attending, bring your own lunch and RSVP to B.J. Posey with the specific session you plan to attend.
Donations Needed for Second Professional Clothing Drive
Throughout the month of March, the University will be accepting community donations for the second Professional Clothing Drive, hosted by the Offices of Partnerships and Outreach, Service Learning, the Career Development Center and Phi Chi Theta.
Donations will benefit UM students as they prepare for job interviews, internships and other business professional dress requirements.
The drive is requesting men’s ties, shirts, jackets, slacks, belts and shoes and women’s shirts, jackets, slacks, skirts, dresses and shoes. Donors can drop off items Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Global Community and Outreach Building (GLOCO) or schedule a pickup by emailing Kelli Holmes.
ValloCycle to Host March Night Ride
ValloCycle, the collaborative bike-sharing program between the city and University, is hosting a social night ride on Wednesday, March 8.
Riders are encouraged to decorate their bikes with lights for a night ride around the city. Everyone will meet at UMOM at 6:30 p.m., depart at 7 p.m. and ride five miles in 45 minutes, with the ride ending at Eclipse Coffee and Books.
If in need of a bike or helmet, contact ValloCycle.
Main Street Renovations
To follow the roadwork closings in downtown Montevallo, visit the City of Montevallo’s website or Facebook page.