TUARA Update, February 2024

February 2, 2024   

Save the Date: Spring Luncheon and Business Meeting TUARA’s annual spring luncheon and business meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 24.  Watch for further details closer to that date. Scholarship Recipients Named TUARA has awarded two Robert E. Witt First Generation Scholarships for the spring 2024 semester. The first recipient is Mary Beck Weaver […]

TUARA Update, January 2024

January 5, 2024   

Spotlight: Alabama Education Retirees Association (AERA) As education retirees in the State of Alabama, it’s essential that each of us remains engaged with what’s happening in the State Legislature regarding our pension and benefits, since fully funding our pension and benefits is not a guarantee.  One way to do that is through involvement with the Alabama Education […]

TUARA Update, December 2023

December 5, 2023   

TUARA Focus Group to Meet This Month The TUARA Executive Board has created an ad hoc committee to explore the mission of TUARA. The committee, which is chaired by Executive Board Member-at-Large Greg Singleton, will be convening a focus group later this month for a small number of recent retirees. Topics will include their thoughts […]

TUARA Update, November 2023

November 6, 2023   

Presentation about PEEHIP and United Health Care POSTPONED Our in-person presentation by representatives from PEEHIP and United Health Care has been postponed until early 2024. Watch for more information to come in a future issue of TUARA Update! United Way Update Please see this update from the UA United Way campaign. Many thanks to all […]

TUARA Update, October 2023

October 2, 2023   

Meet Us at the Deck! We will hold our annual “Meet Us at the Deck!” event on Thursday, October 26, from 9 am to 11 am. Come by the Campus Drive Parking Deck to: • Renew your parking permit and pick up your new hangtag. • Obtain your new Action Card, if needed. UA retired […]

TUARA Update, September 2023

September 11, 2023   

Learn about Long Term Care Coverage AMBA (AERA’s benefit provider) is offering a Lunch and Learn webinar on Long Term Care coverage on Friday, September 8, from 11 am to noon.  Register here: https://ambabenefits.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NOWZkdDbSyWxiFjVdIoFCA.   Attend the Annual AERA District 10 Webinar The AERA District 10 webinar is open to all higher education retirees.  It […]

TUARA Update, May 2023

May 29, 2023    /    Tags:   , , , ,   

Message from TUARA President Kevin Whitaker It is an honor to be your president for 2023-2025.  As we emerge from challenging times, I look forward to reconnecting with old friends and making many new friends.  I encourage every member of TUARA to do the same.  As president I will be your voice about issues relevant […]

TUARA Update: Luncheon Reminder

April 27, 2023    /    Tags:   , , , , ,   

Many thanks to everyone who RSVPed for the luncheon next Monday, April 24 at the Capstone Hotel. We are looking forward to seeing you. Books for the Black Belt As part of the annual luncheon, we will collect books for the UA Center for Economic Development’s Books for the Black Belt project. Books for the Black Belt collects […]

TUARA Update: Election Information and Book Drive

April 27, 2023    /    Tags:   , , , , , ,   

We look forward to seeing many of you at the luncheon and annual meeting on Monday, April 24. Please RSVP by Friday, April 14 by calling 205-348-9237 or sending an email to specialevents@ua.edu. See below for more information about the election of officers and board members and a reminder that we will be collecting books […]

TUARA Update, April 2023

April 27, 2023    /    Tags:   , , ,   

Join Us for TUARA’s Annual Spring Luncheon on April 24 Please join us for TUARA’s spring luncheon, hosted by UA President Stuart Bell, at the Capstone Hotel at 11 a.m., Monday, April 24. Dr. Bell will provide an update on news and activities at the University. TUARA’s annual business meeting, awards presentations, and election of officers and […]