New Faculty Tour of Black Belt Reveals Progress, Challenges in the Region

For the second consecutive year, the Division of Community Affairs led a new faculty tour of cities and their landmarks in West Alabama and the Alabama Black Belt Region. In addition to new faculty, many staff and students in the division also attended.

Swim to the Top

Swim to the Top, now in its fifth year, partners with the Benjamin Barnes Branch YMCA, Tuscaloosa PARA, and First Tee of Tuscaloosa to connect university students with the community through life-saving swimming lessons. 

UA Students Win 15 Fulbright Awards for 2018-2019

For the 2018–2019 competition period, 15 University of Alabama students have been selected for Fulbright Awards. The University of Alabama is a nationally ranked Top Producer of Fulbright Student Award Winners.

Parent Teacher Leadership Academy Celebrates Graduation and 10-Year Anniversary

“Thank you, graduates, for your dedication, your collaboration, and your willingness to form partnerships that ultimately build community.”

12th Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

This program recognizes faculty, community partners and students who work to change the lives of others through their engagement research efforts by granting seed funds, graduate fellowships, undergraduate scholarships, travel grants and a variety of other activities.

Saving Lives participates in Tuscaloosa Heart Walk

Saving Lives volunteers successfully advanced Saving Lives’ mission of providing health information and promotion, nutrition, and physical activity to participants in this year’s Tuscaloosa Heart Walk sponsored by the American Heart Association on Saturday, March 3.

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

The 2017 STEM Entrepreneurship Academy Camp took place Sunday, July 16–Friday, July 21. Each school team created a STEM-focused, entrepreneurial project based upon the needs on their community.

Heart Touch

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

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.

Community Education

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

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

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.

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.

The Center for Community-Based Partnerships

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