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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. 

Research poster presenters pose for a photo at the 2018 CCBP Awards.

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.

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. 

Saving Lives participates in Tuscaloosa Heart Walk

For the fifth consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Saving Lives Initiative participated in the American Heart Association’s Tuscaloosa Heart Walk at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater.

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

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

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