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Southern Environmental Center Director To Speak At Una

Apr. 14, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. — Environmentalist and educator Roald Hazelhoff will speak at the University of North Alabama on Tuesday, April 28. Hazelhoff's presentation entitled "Hug a tree and call me in the morning: the business case for greening the work place" will take place in Wesleyan Auditorium, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Hazelhoff is founder and Executive Director of the Southern Environmental Center, located at Birmingham-Southern College. The Center is dedicated to teaching individuals how to preserve and improve local environments. This Earth Month activity, sponsored by Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society, UNA Habitat for Humanity, and the Shoals Environmental Alliance, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Cynthia Burkhead at (256) 765-4790, or email caburkhead@una.edu.

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The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/