Swim to the Top

Swim to the Top connects university students with community members through hands-on swimming lessons. 

Heart Touch

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

Parent Teacher Leadership Academy

Teacher Lamonica Irby represents Jonesboro Elementary at a 2014–2015 Parent Teacher Leadership Academy (PTLA) session. 

Global Café

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

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

Every summer, the STEM Entrepreneurship Academy provides high school students an opportunity to learn about majors and careers in the STEM areas. 

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.

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Saving Lives

Saving Lives is a university-community faith-based health literacy and wellness program developed for congregations in rural and urban areas in the South. Learn More


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. 

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

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