Newsletter Summer 2023

September 8, 2023   

President’s Message Greetings!  I hope all of you are enjoying the hot days of summer wherever you may be.  This past year was a busy one for TUARA–many of the activities you can read about in this newsletter.  I am particularly proud of the student scholarships we awarded, along with the recognition awards we announced […]

Newsletter Summer 2022

August 25, 2022   

President’s Message The last year has been a productive one for TUARA. While we haven’t been able to meet in person as much as we would have liked, we have continued to work toward our goals of advocating for retirees’ benefits in Montgomery and on campus, serving the University and our community, and providing informative […]

Newsletter Spring 2021

May 10, 2021   

PRESIDENT’S REPORT Barry Mason, TUARA President The year 2020 was challenging but also provided unique opportunities for creativity and innovation that resulted in an increase in our membership and in extensive use of Zoom technology to share information with our members. We continue to need your support in reaching out to prospective members and making […]

Alabama Absentee Voting Information

September 22, 2020   

Alabama Absentee Voting – Act Now! Are you planning to vote in the November General Election by absentee ballot? If so, now is the time to act. In-Person Absentee Voting Ballots are currently available at the Circuit Clerk’s office, Tuscaloosa County Courthouse, 714 Greensboro Avenue. You can vote in person Monday-Friday between the hours of […]

Newsletter Spring 2020

May 21, 2020   

President’s Report As we weather the national crisis of COVID-19, I join with the rest of the TUARA Executive Board in encouraging you, our members, to stay safe, but also to stay engaged. Although our annual spring luncheon and membership meeting had to be canceled this year, we are continuing to work on your behalf. […]

Newsletter Fall 2019

February 2, 2020   

President’s Report As we enter the new academic year, I am excited about the prospects for a productive and fulfilling year for TUARA. We have a strong, diverse Executive Board committed to advocacy on behalf of our fellow retirees and we are looking forward to working with you, our members, on achieving our goals. Our […]

Newsletter Winter/Spring 2018

February 1, 2020   

What a joy it has been to serve as your president this year! We have made great strides in membership participation, thanks to our outstanding executive board. I am grateful for the opportunity to work with such valued colleagues who continue to serve our campus and community in remarkable ways.

Newsletter Fall 2014

February 1, 2020   

TUARA’s September 25th luncheon and meeting featured guest speaker Chuck Karr, Dean of the College of Engineering at UA. Karr’s dynamic speaking style and humorous asides made for an attentive audience. Karr’s nine year tenure as Dean followed a 25+ year career in teaching and research positions at UA.

Newsletter Spring / Summer 2017

February 1, 2020   

ROBERT E. WITT FIRST GENERATION BOOK SCHOLARSHIP TUARA is happy to report that the Robert E. Witt First Generation Book Scholarship Fund is continuing to help and assist eligible and worthy students. It is always heartwarming to receive thanks and hear the touching stories from recipients. For the 2017 Fall semester two outstanding sophomores, were […]

Newsletter Spring / Summer 2016

February 1, 2020   

TUARA Newsletter Dedicated to Dennis James, Newsletter Editor Our friend, colleague, and dedicated TUARA member, Dr. Dennis Charles James passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Hospice of West Alabama after a long battle with lung cancer. When TUARA was in its formative stage, Dennis saw a need for a newsletter to record progress, document […]