Fulbright Scholars speak at Global Café

Global Café provided a great opportunity for interested students to learn about the application process and the benefits of a Fulbright scholarship. Fulbright information sessions are held throughout the year, but especially in August and September every fall.

Swim to the Top

Swim to the Top, now in its third year with plans for a fourth, connects university students with the community through life-saving swimming lessons. 

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

Week-long UA STEM Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA) gave high school students a head start in science and related areas.

Heart Touch

Ping Shi teaches Tai Chi to Holt Elementary School students as a part of the Heart Touch program.

2016 Parent Teacher Leadership Academy Class

An alliance of area schools and parents, the academy applies research-based principles that build student achievement through strong family-school partnerships.

Global Café

Students, faculty and community share traditions and cultures at Global Café. 

Council on Community-Based Partnerships

The Council exists to connect faculty, staff, students and community partners in research-based projects designed to solve critical problems identified by community members and the University.

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Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES)

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works.

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Community Education

Together with the local community, the Center for Community-Based Partnerships provides several programs which focus on Community Education.


The Parent Teacher Leadership Academy utilizes research-based practices to provide professional development to parent and teacher leaders who use their knowledge to support students’ achievement through strong family-school partnerships.

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Swim to the Top

The goal of the Swim to the Top program is to provide effective swim instruction to make children proficient survival swimmers. Swim instructors from The University of Alabama will work with Barnes Branch summer attendees to provide quality swim instruction. 

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

The STEM Entrepreneurship Academy is a summer camp for high schoolers which presents science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the context of entrepreneurship to encourage majors and careers in the STEM areas.

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Global Café

Students and faculty connect with community at Global Café. People share traditions and cultures, learn about local opportunities, discover common experiences, and meet new friends.

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The Center for Community-Based Partnerships

  • Capital Hall
  • (205) 348-7392
  • (205) 348-7366