University of Alabama
Meagan Varra - President
David Bermudez - Vice President
Ashleigh Christopher - Secretary
Amanda Murff - Treasurer
Kelli Westlund - VP Community Service
Paige McRae - VP Academic Achievement
Jake Varra - VP Leadership Development
Katherine McKinzey - VP Membership
Chandler Cougill - VP Public Relations
The University of Alabama Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.
The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.
Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.
Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.
Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter
Matthew Hitt - New Member Award, 2013
Tracey Gannon Parker - Path to Excellence, 2009
Tracey Grannon Parker - New Member Award, 2009
Lydia M. Parker - Path to Excellence Award
Catherine Ann McCord - Path to Excellence Award
Margaret-Ann Parks - Path to Excellence Award, 2008
This season a common service idea was to send cards to people who may need an extra pick-me-up. This is a great service project because it is easy, inexpensive, and truly appreciated by the recipients. (more…)
Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl
SAL members and officers at the University of Alabama recently volunteered at the Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl to help serve food to the hungry during lunchtime. (more…)
Toy Donation for Hospital Children
The University of Alabama Chapter recently collected toys and made goodie bags during one of their chapter meetings, and some members then visited the DCH Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to deliver the donations to the children’s wing. (more…)
Goodie Bags for Hospital Children
The University of Alabama Chapter recently joined forces with another campus organization, combining a chapter meeting with a social and community service activity to make goodie bags for the children in the pediatric wing of the local hospital in Tuscaloosa. (more…)
Temporary Emergency Services
The University of Alabama Chapter of Sigma Alpha Lambda volunteered at Temporary Emergency Services of Tuscaloosa County on Friday, October 24th. Members helped to sort summer and winter clothes, organize racks of clothing, and transport bags of clothes within the store.
Beat Auburn Beat Hunger 5k
Members of the University of Alabama Chapter registered and ran the Beat Auburn Beat Hunger 5k. Proceeds of this 5k go to Beat Auburn Beat Hunger, which provides food to families in the West Alabama area for the majority of the year. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members help by challenging Auburn University and the Food Bank of East Alabama to see who can collect more non-perishable food to help the needy. (more…)