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14th Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

Use the link below to learn more about the work of this talented group of students, community partners, faculty and staff.

Saving Lives Promotes Health through Tuscaloosa Heart Walk

Saving Lives was one of many organizations present to support AHA by promoting heart disease awareness and stroke awareness. More than 100 members of the Saving Lives network participated in the event and the network donated more than $800 to the American Heart Association through the Tuscaloosa Heart Walk.

4 Days. 10 Colleges. 500 9th graders.

“Vision Days provides opportunities for students to explore life beyond high school while developing connections within the University."

—Andrea Ziegler, Director for Community Education

Community Engagement Workshops

The Student Community Engagement Center will host a series of community engagement workshops during the fall 2019 semester. 

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

The 2019 STEM Entrepreneurship Academy took place July 13–19. Thirty-two rising 10th and 11th graders from 10 high schools experienced a week of exploration, engagement and discovery within the STEM disciplines and the world of entrepreneurship.

Swim to the Top

Swim to the Top, now in its sixth 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. 

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

“The importance of this annual tour is borne out by the growing number of successful engaged-scholarship projects that have been inspired by the tour.” 

UA Students win 11 Fulbright awards for 2019–2020

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Eleven University of Alabama students were chosen as Fulbright Student Award Winners for 2019–2020, and five UA students were selected as alternates.

Global Café

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

Student Community Engagement Center

Within each college or school, student organizations may elect to formally partner with the Student Community Engagement Center.

Our Programs

CCBP's functions revolve around the work of five offices: Community Education, Program and Partnerships for Community Engagement, Global and Community Engagement, Research and Publications, and Resource Development for Community Engagement.

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.

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.

The Center for Community-Based Partnerships

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