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More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series

Alabama Extension’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs unit invites you to attend the More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series. Bring your lunch and learn practical tips in the areas of personal finance, health and nutrition, green living, and youth and families. It’s a great opportunity to learn in a relaxed atmosphere and engage with local Extension staff and people right in your community.

Can’t leave the office? No problem. Many of the Lunch & Learn sessions will be available live, online through Zoom. Scroll to the bottom of the page for information about Zoom and instructions on how to register so that you’ll be ready to log-in to a session.

The More in our cities: Lunch & Learn Series is an activity of the More in our cities marketing campaign to introduce audiences to Alabama Extension, including programs and activities in Alabama’s urban communities. Tap into one of Alabama’s best-kept secrets!

Lunch & Learn Series Dates

Thursday, March 28

Credit report on a desk beside a pair of glasses and computer keyboard.Topic: Dos and Don’ts of Maintaining Good Credit
Presenter: Dr. Dorothy Brandon
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Where: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

 

Thursday, April 18

Close up of nutrition facts.Topic: Under the Influence of Sugar Alcohol
Presenter: Dr. Tamara Warren
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

 

Thursday, April 25

Rice, stewed vegetables, egg, teriyaki chicken - healthy balanced lunch box on a light background, top viewTopic: Eating Healthy on the Go
Presenter: Dr. Andrea Morris
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

 

Thursday, May 16

hands holding the globe with greenery in the background. Environmental protection idea.Topic: Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Home and Environment
Presenter: Dr. Karnita Garner
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

 

Thursday, May 30

Topic: What’s all the HYPE About? (Looking at the effects of bullying on youth)
Presenter: Dr. Angela Williams
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

 

Thursday, June 20

USDA Bioengineered food labelsTopic: Sorting out the Facts with GMO Labels
Presenter: Dr. Rudy Pacumbaba
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

 

Thursday, August 22 

Group portrait of confident volunteers gesturing thumbs up in parkTopic: The Benefits of Being a VIP (Volunteer in Urban Programs)
Presenter: Ms. Kim Neloms
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Stream Online: Zoom ID 8618742697 (link to session)
Classroom Location: Alabama A&M University, James I. Dawson Building, Room 240, 4900 Meridian Street, Normal, AL 35762

Online Streaming Instructions

Many of the Lunch & Learn sessions will be streamed live, online through Zoom. If you’re a new participant, we have a quick start guide here: https://aub.ie/zoomquickstart

To join a session from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android follow this link at the time of the meeting: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/8618742697  Connect using Computer/Device audio if possible.

Directions from Meridian Street:

Turn off Meridan Street onto Chase Road and take your first left to the main guard shack for Alabama A&M University. Let the guard know that you are here for Alabama Extension. Proceed through the lift gate and go towards the center of campus. Take a right at the stop sign onto Morrison Circle and then stay straight on Akimbo Rd. You will see the James I. Dawson Extension Building on the right. Pass the building and take a right into the parking lot. Follow the signs in the building for the meeting room. (An interactive map of the AAMU campus can be found at this link)

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Contact

Lunch & Learn Contact
Wendi Williams
Office: (256) 372-4953
Email: williw1@aces.edu

Alabama Extension. More in our cities

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