“Vision Days provides opportunities for students to explore life beyond high school while developing connections within the University."
—Andrea Ziegler, Director for Community Education
The Student Community Engagement Center will host a series of community engagement workshops during the fall 2019 semester.
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.
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, 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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.