Our calendar below lists all upcoming Blackburn events followed by past events.

Calendar Audience Abbreviations

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  • New Students = NS
  • Returning Students = RS
  • Prospective Students = PS
  • Blackburn Fellows = BF
  • Blackburn Society/Advisory Board = AB
  • UA community = UA
Please note that required events will have “-req” next to their abbreviation. Ex: NS-req, 

September 2022

Small Group Values Discussion

Thu Sep
1

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Wed Sep
7

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Alabama 101: Constitution

Mon Sep
12

  • 12 - 1 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Small Group Values Discussion

Tue Sep
13

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Mon Sep
19

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

October 2022

Small Group Values Discussion

Thu Oct
6

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Leadershop - Grant Writing Workshop

Fri Oct
7

  • 12 - 2 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS, RS, UA

Small Group Values Discussion

Wed Oct
12

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Tue Oct
18

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Blackburn Tailgate

Sat Oct
22

  • TBD

  • Quad

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Small Group Values Discussion

Mon Oct
24

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Urban Travel Experience Day 1

Thu Oct
28

  • Mobile

  • RS, BF

Urban Travel Experience Day 2

Fri Oct
29

  • Mobile

  • RS, BF

November 2022

Small Group Values Discussion

Thu Nov
3

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Mon Nov
7

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Wed Nov
9

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Burt Jones Pre-Trip Preparation Meeting

Sun Nov
13

  • 7 - 9 p.m.

  • Student Center 3700

  • NS-req, RS

Small Group Values Discussion

Tue Nov
15

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Daniel Community Scholars Presentations

Wed Nov
16

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Great Hall

  • NS-req, RS, PS, BF, AB, UA

End of the Semester Social

Wed Nov
30

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • NS, RS

December 2022

Burt Jones Rural Communities Experience - Day 1

Mon Dec
12

  • start 12 p.m.

  • NS-req, RS

Past 2021-2022 Events

Fall Kick Off

Wed Aug
17

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • NS, RS

Fall Advisory Board Meeting

Fri Aug
26

  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Student Center

  • AB

Annual Symposium - Day 1

Fri Aug
26

  • start 1:30 p.m.

  • Student Center

  • NS-req, RS-req, BF, AB, UA

Annual Symposium - Day 2

Sat Aug
27

  • end 9 p.m.

  • Student Center

  • NS-req, RS-req, BF, AB, UA

Birmingham Dinner

Tue Jul
12

  • 6 - 8 p.m. CT

  • The House of Mrs. Nix

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Mobile Dinner

Tue Jul
19

  • 6 - 9 p.m. CT

  • Felix's Fish Camp

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

UA in DC Career Networking Event

Mon Jun
13

  • 6 - 8 p.m. ET

  • Hogan Lovells Law Firm

  • UA, NS, RS, BF, AB

Blackburn DC Dinner

Tue Jun
14

  • 6 - 9 p.m. ET

  • Teddy & The Bully Bar

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

NYC Dinner

Wed Jun
15

  • 6 - 9 p.m. ET

  • Fraunces Tavern

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Central and Eastern Time Zone Networking Event

Tue Jun
21

  • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. CT

  • Zoom

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Montgomery Networking Event

Wed Jun
22

  • 6 - 9 p.m. CT

  • The Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Atlanta Dinner

Tue Jun
28

  • 6 - 9 p.m. ET

  • St. Cecilia

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Huntsville Networking Event

Wed Jun
29

  • 6 - 9 p.m. CT

  • TopGolf

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Medical Properties Trust Fellows Lunch

Fri May
6

  • 12 - 1:30 p.m.

  • Birmingham

  • BF

Final Day for Fellows Officer Voting

Fri May
6

  • end 11:59 p.m.

  • Qualtrics

  • BF

Mountain and Pacific Time Zone Networking Event

Wed May
18

  • 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. CT

  • Zoom

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

Small Group Values Discussion

Thu Nov
4

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Post-Trip Debrief

Sun Nov
7

  • 7 - 9 p.m.

  • Student Center 3104/3700

  • NS-req, RS

Small Group Values Discussion

Mon Nov
8

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Wed Nov
10

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Small Group Values Discussion

Tue Nov
16

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2400

  • NS-req

Daniel Community Scholars Presentations

Fri Nov
19

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Smith Hall

  • NS-req, RS, PS, BF, AB, UA

Blackburn Tailgate

Sat Nov
20

  • 11 a.m. - close

  • Quad space 11B

  • NS, RS, BF, AB

End of the Semester Social

Wed Dec
1

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • NS, RS

Pre-Trip Preparation Meeting

Wed Jan
12

  • 7 - 9 p.m.

  • Student Center Forum 3700

  • NS-req, RS

Prospective Student Interest Session

Wed Jan
19

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center Theater and Great Hall

  • PS, NS, RS, BF, AB, UA

Protective Life Government Experience - Day 1

Thu Jan
20

  • 2 - 11 p.m.

  • Montgomery

  • NS-req, RS, BF, AB

Protective Life Government Experience - Day 2

Fri Jan
21

  • 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Montgomery

  • NS-req, RS, BF, AB

Perspectives on Leadership: Leadership in Political Campaigns

Mon Jan
24

  • 5 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Houser 1002 and Student Center 2400

  • PS, NS, RS, BF, AB, UA

2022 Application Essay Deadline

Sun Jan
30

  • 5 - 7:30 p.m.

  • PS-req

Post-Trip Debrief

Sun Jan
30

  • 6 - 9 p.m.

  • Student Center 3104

  • NS-req, RS

Small Group Values Discussion

Thu Feb
3

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • NS-req, BF

Small Group Values Discussion

Wed Feb
9

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • NS-req, BF

2022 Group Interviews - Day 1

Tue Feb
15

  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • PS-req, NS, RS, BF, AB

Small Group Values Discussion

Tue Feb
15

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • NS-req, BF

2022 Group Interviews - Day 2

Wed Feb
16

  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • PS-req, NS, RS, BF, AB

2022 Group Interviews - Day 3

Thu Feb
17

  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • PS-req, NS, RS, BF, AB

Small Group Values Discussion

Mon Feb
21

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Blackburn Office

  • NS-req, BF

2022 Individual Interviews - Day 1

Thu Feb
24

  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Blackburn Office (Student Center 2400)

  • PS-req

2022 Individual Interviews - Day 2

Fri Feb
25

  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Blackburn Office (Student Center 2400)

  • PS-req

2022 Individual Interviews - Day 3

Sat Feb
26

  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

  • Blackburn Office (Student Center 2400)

  • PS-req

2022 Class Announcement

Mon Feb
28

  • 5 - 6 p.m.

  • Blackburn Office (Student Center 2400)

  • NS, RS

New Student Orientation

Sun Mar
6

  • 8 - 9 p.m.

  • Student Center 3104

  • NS

New and Returning Student Social

Sun Mar
6

  • 9 - 10 p.m.

  • Student Center Great Hall

  • NS, RS

Summer 2023 in DC Blackburn Mixer

Tue Mar
22

  • 5:30 - 7 p.m.

  • Zoom

  • BF

Graduating Student Luncheon

Fri Mar
25

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Student Center 3125 (Anderson Room)

  • RS

D. Ray Pate New Student Retreat - Day 1

Fri Mar
25

  • start 3 p.m.

  • Camp McDowell

  • NS-req

D. Ray Pate New Student Retreat - Day 2

Sat Mar
26

  • end 8 p.m.

  • Camp McDowell

  • NS-req

Spring Advisory Board Meeting

Mon Apr
11

  • 2 - 5 p.m.

  • Birmingham

  • AB

Spring Networking Dinner

Mon Apr
11

  • 5:30 - 9 p.m.

  • Birmingham

  • NS-req, RS, BF, AB

First Day for Fellows Officer Voting

Wed Apr
13

  • Qualtrics

  • BF

All Fellows Meeting, Fellows Officer Candidate Speeches

Fri Apr
22

  • 12 - 1 p.m.

  • Zoom

  • BF

End of Semester Social

Tue Apr
26

  • 5 - 7 p.m.

  • Student Center 2408

  • NS, RS